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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Idearc Shareholders' Objection To Bankruptcy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Apr. 30 denied certiorari to a class of shareholders in bankrupt Idearc Inc. who had objected to the confirmation of Idearc's Chapter 11 reorganization plan on grounds that its approval violated due process ( Spencer Ad Hoc Equity Committee...

Supreme Court Says Denial of Confirmation Not Automatically Appealable

In a surprisingly casual opinion, the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Roberts, has ruled that denial of confirmation of a chapter 13 plan does not give rise to a final order which can be appealed as a matter of right. Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank , No. 14-116 (5/4/15). The opinion can be found here...

Professor Kenneth N. Klee on the Supreme Court's Holding in Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank

Professor Kenneth N. Klee analyzes the May 4, 2015, ruling in Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank, in which the Supreme Court settled a circuit split and held that an order denying confirmation of a chapter 13 plan is not an immediately appealable "final" order. Excerpt: In a unanimous opinion...