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No basis to reconsider decision over bank’s claims

Where the district court previously addressed the debtor’s arguments when it reversed and remanded the bankruptcy court’s judgment as to two claims filed by a bank, the debtor’s motion for rehearing was denied. Background On July 10, 2018, appellee Byron ...

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Former trustee’s authority to hire attorneys for estate challenged

Because employing a law firm on behalf of a bankruptcy estate amounts to acting for the estate, the bankruptcy court must determine whether a Chapter 11 trustee has standing to hire professional persons on behalf of an estate after the ...

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Virginia attorneys cool to bankruptcy venue changes

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

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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