With 2010 coming to a close, below are the most popular posts on the LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community from the past year. Remember, if you haven't done so already, register with our community today so you can contribute your own bankruptcy insight and expertise (register today).
Most Popular Blogs/Analyses
Collier Guide to Chapter 11: Chapter Overviews
Chapter overviews from Collier Guide to Chapter 11: Key Topics and Selected Industries, the latest addition to the Collier line of bankruptcy products from LexisNexis. Visit the LexisNexis Book Store to learn more.
The Supreme Court's Holding in Hamilton v. Lanning, 2010 U.S. LEXIS 4568 (2010)
In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Professor Kenneth Klee comments on the Court's ruling in Hamilton v. Lanning.
Wolfe v. Greentree Mortgage Corp., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6005 (N.D. W. Va. Jan. 26, 2010)
In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Andrew Jurs considers a district court's decision that lays out the rules and standards for mandatory and equitable abstention.
Bad News for the Non-Filing Spouse
In this blog post, Stephen Sather writes that while it frequently makes sense for only one spouse to file bankruptcy, two recent cases show a downside for the non-filing spouse.
Ninth Circuit BAP Finds Wells Fargo Freeze Policy Violates Automatic Stay
Breaking with judges in Texas and New Mexico, Stephen Sather writes the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel has found that an administrative freeze policy utilized by Wells Fargo Bank violates the automatic stay.
5 Lessons from Real Housewife NJ Teresa's Bankruptcy Case
In this blog post, Ted Connolly writes that anyone who is considering filing a bankruptcy case can learn valuable lessons from the missteps and mistakes reality star Teresa Giudice and her husband have made in filing and throughout their bankruptcy case.
The Supreme Court's Holding in Schwab v. Reilly, 2010 U.S. LEXIS 4974 (2010)
In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Professor Kenneth Klee examines the primary lesson from Schwab v. Reilly.
In re Philadelphia Newspapers, LLC, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 5805 (3d Cir. Mar. 22, 2010)
In this Emerging Issues Analysis, authors from Cravath, Swaine & Moore consider the Third Circuit's decision in re Philadelphia Newspapers, which marked a significant departure from long-held expectations of secured creditors and could endanger protections traditionally thought to be afforded under the Bankruptcy Code.
Do Not Hide Assets from the Trustee. You Will Get Caught and Go to Jail.
Every once in a while, someone tries to play fast and loose with the trustee. As a public service, Stephen Sather suggests that anyone contemplating this scheme talk to Donovan Lindhorst.
In re Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc. Raises Questions About Application of Safe Harbors to Complex Financial Products
This Emerging Issues Analysis analyzes a case that narrowed the protections that the Bankruptcy Code was thought to provide to participants in the derivatives markets.
Top LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community Podcasts for 2010
Hon. Cecelia G. Morris, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York on H.R. 901, the Medical Bankruptcy Fairness Act
Hon. Cecelia G. Morris, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York, discusses H.R. 901, the "Medical Bankruptcy Fairness Act."
Henry Sommer and Professor Ken Klee on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Schwab v. Reilly
Henry Sommer, co-editor in chief of Collier on Bankruptcy and the LexisNexis Matthew Bender Collier line of bankruptcy publications, and Kenneth Klee, professor at UCLA Law, discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's June 17, 2010 decision in Schwab v. Reilly.
Kenneth Klee on the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz v. U.S.
Kenneth Klee discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's March 8, 2010 decision in Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz v. U.S. Professor Klee talks about the lessons to be learned and impact of the ruling for bankruptcy practitioners.
Deanne Loonin on the Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2010
Deanne Loonin of the National Consumer Law Center discusses testifying before Congress regarding the Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2010, changes the bill could make to the Bankruptcy Code and why changes are needed.
Irwin Kishner and Paul Rubin of Herrick, Feinstein LLP Discuss the Texas Rangers Bankruptcy Case and Sports Franchise Bankruptcy Issues
Irwin A. Kishner and Paul A. Rubin of Herrick, Feinstein LLP discuss recent chapter 11 bankruptcy cases involving professional sports franchises and the unique issues that arise in such filings.