Chapter 11

Signing a Proof of Claim May Trigger Attorney Disqualification

01/03/12

By: Jessica E. Stukonis

St. John’s Law Student

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Staff 

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Class Certification Continues to “Gum up the Works” in Bankruptcy

12/29/11

By: Ravi Vohra

St. John’s Law Student

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Staff

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Class Certification Continues to “Gum up the Works” in Bankruptcy

12/29/11

By: Ravi Vohra

St. John’s Law Student

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Staff

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In re Lothian Oil Inc.: Non-Insider Debt Claims May Be Recharacterized as Equity Under Section 501(b)(1)

12/14/11

 By: David N. Saponara

St. John’s Law Student

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Staff

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In re Lothian Oil Inc.: Non-Insider Debt Claims May Be Recharacterized as Equity Under Section 502(b)(1)

12/14/11

 By: David N. Saponara

St. John’s Law Student

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Staff

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Amendments To Federal Bankruptcy Rules, Official Forms, And Federal Rules Of Evidence Are Now In Effect

12/01/11

Bankruptcy Rule Amendments. As reported in a post last month, this year's amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure have now taken effect today, December 1, 2011.

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Amendments To Federal Bankruptcy Rules, Official Forms, And Federal Rules Of Evidence Are Now In Effect

12/01/11

Bankruptcy Rule Amendments. As reported in a post last month, this year's amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure have now taken effect today, December 1, 2011.

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How Much Control Do Bankrupt Dodgers Have Over Baseball Decisions?

11/26/11

How Much Control Do Bankrupt Dodgers Have Over Baseball Decisions?   Not long ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy.  This move was controversial, and concerned many baseball fans.   As sports fans are well aware, good players demand high salaries.  But can the Dodgers renegotiate salaries, and make other financial decisions, while going through [...]

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Amendments To The Federal Bankruptcy Rules, Including Rule 2019, To Take Effect December 1, 2011

11/16/11

Almost every year, changes are made to the set of rules that govern how bankruptcy cases are managed -- the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. The changes address issues identified by an Advisory Committee made up of federal judges, bankruptcy attorneys, and others. There are seven amendments to the national bankruptcy rules this year.

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Amendments To The Federal Bankruptcy Rules, Including Rule 2019, To Take Effect December 1, 2011

11/16/11

Almost every year, changes are made to the set of rules that govern how bankruptcy cases are managed -- the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. The changes address issues identified by an Advisory Committee made up of federal judges, bankruptcy attorneys, and others. There are seven amendments to the national bankruptcy rules this year.

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