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Delaware Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Adversary Proceeding in Hormel Foods Case

The court determined that the debtors had previously released the asserted claims.

Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Rules in Barry v. Santander Bank

The court holds in pari delicto defense is applicable to certain of the trustee's claims against the bank.

Maine and Illinois Courts Disagree Over Fair Debt Collections Practices Act

The court denies a motion filed by a committee of unsecured creditors seeking derivative standing.

Articles »

Delaware Bankruptcy Court Adopts the "Time" Approach to Lease Rejection Damages

By Curtis S. Miller and William M. Alleman Jr.

Judge Kevin Carey provides significant guidance to debtors and landlords calculating rejection damages claims.

What Level of Specificity Is Needed to Preserve Post-Confirmation Claims?

By Siddharth P. Sisodia

A challenging endeavor made easy.

Is Structured Dismissal a Dismissal of Structure?

By Edward Clarkson III

Jevic is the first circuit court decision to affirmatively rule on the issue of whether the Bankruptcy Code allows for structured dismissals.

Roundtables »

audio Privilege Issues in Bankruptcy: Do You Know Where the Lines Are Drawn?

A discussion of timely issues and strategies to pursue to protect you and your clients from unwitting loss or limitation of applicable privilege. (54:32)

audio Updates from the Trenches: Developments Following the Implementation of the Revised U.S. Trustee Fee Guidelines

Numerous professionals and courts have been faced with the Revised Fee Guidelines and their application in large Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. (1:33:31)

audio Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Judges Discuss Restructuring Hot Topics

Three highly esteemed Fifth Circuit bankruptcy judges discuss timely restructuring hot topics. (1:02:48)


audio Settlements in Bankruptcy

Delaware litigators Marcos Ramos and Rachel Biblo explain why you might need to put in a little extra time to fully understand the unique nature of bankruptcy settlements.

audio The Revised U.S. Trustee Fee Guidelines

New guidelines help clarify and codify rules pertaining to trustee fees. Curtis Miller outlines the seven major changes to the guidelines and hints at their implications for the future.

audio Bankruptcy Litigation Basics

Bankruptcy attorney Mark Platt examines how litigating in bankruptcy court is different from litigating in state court. (08:01 min)

Announcements »

The Committee at SAC 2015

The Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation Committee is holding a meeting at the Section Annual Conference 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Bankruptcy Litigation: Fall 2014

The latest issue of the Bankruptcy Litigation newsletter is now available.

Seeking Contributors

The Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation Committee is looking for authors for articles about bankruptcy and related cases. Please contact Dan DeFranceschi for more information.

Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation Leadership

Cochairs Publication Chairs

Melissa Root

Chicago, IL

Mark A. Platt

Dallas, TX

Daniel J. DeFranceschi

Wilmington, Delaware

Marcos Ramos

Wilmington, Delaware