Prior to the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Czyewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., 137 S.Ct. 973, 197 L.Ed.2d 398 (2017), one way to reshuffle the deck chairs on the titanic in a case with too little money, no more assets and too many creditors was for the parties to divvy up the remains
Nicholas J. Brannick
Courts Make Clear that General Objections are Generally Inappropriate
If your practice involves discovery, chances are you have been on the receiving end (and maybe the dispensing end) of prolix boilerplate general objections in response to interrogatories or document demands. Whatever logic may have led to the development of a laundry list of blasé general objections, courts have made clear that they are ineffective…
Committees: Can the U.S. Trustee Disband What the U.S. Trustee Forms?
Sometimes the smallest bankruptcy cases give rise to the most interesting legal questions. One such case was that of ScripsAmerica, Inc., which gave rise to the question of whether the Office of the United States Trustee (the “UST”) has the statutory authority to disband a committee of unsecured creditors once a committee is appointed, or…
Key Considerations for Bankruptcy Practitioners Regarding Amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Recent changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will significantly alter the discovery proceedings in bankruptcy proceedings, particularly in adversary proceedings. See Fed. R. Bankr. P. Part VII (applying FRCP to adversary proceedings) and Rule 9014(c) (applying FRCP to most contested matters). While not intended to be a comprehensive analysis, below are some key…
New Delaware Filing – Energy Coal S.p.A.
Genova, Italy-based Energy Coal S.p.A., a subsidiary of Ice Holding Srl, has filed a chapter 15 petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Energy Coal is engaged in the trading of coal and other raw materials. The chapter 15 petition is available here: Energy Coal Filing.
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New Delaware Bankruptcy Filing Update:
Boomerang Systems, Inc. Et Al.
Boomerang Systems, Inc. (BMER, OTCBB), a developer of automated parking systems, and three
of its affiliates have filed chapter 11 petitions in Delaware. (Note: This filing does not appear to
be related to Boomerang Tube). The docket and other information about the case is available
through Garden City Group at…