Mealey's Bankruptcy - U.S. High Court Says District Court 'Cured' Bankruptcy Dispute With De Novo Review

Mealey's Bankruptcy - U.S. High Court Says District Court 'Cured' Bankruptcy Dispute With De Novo Review

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on June 9 unanimously ruled that any potential error made by a bankruptcy court regarding its own judgment in a "core" proceeding under 28 U.S. Code Section 157(b) was "cured" by a district court's de novo review of the matter because the issue received the same review from the district court that it would have received had the bankruptcy court treated the claims as noncore proceedings (Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkinson, No. 12-1200, U.S. Sup.).

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