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Virginia attorneys cool to bankruptcy venue changes (access required)

Getting businesses to file their Chapter 11 cases closer to home seems like a good idea, which is why some bankruptcy attorneys elsewhere in the country are hoping Congress enacts bipartisan legislation intended to cut down on forum-shopping. But bankruptcy ...

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ED Bankruptcy Court alters judge assignment protocol for ‘mega’ cases (access required)

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia will implement a randomized judge assignment protocol for mega chapter 11 bankruptcy cases next year, according to a Nov. 30 standing order from the court. The order states that ...

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Post-petition shareholder distributions belong to estate (access required)

Where an accountant formed a new company after he filed for bankruptcy protection, and then transferred assets from his prior company to his new practice, the bankruptcy court did not err in finding that the transferred assets were the property ...

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