For the 12th consecutive year, David Kupetz...
For the 12th consecutive year, David Kupetz has authored Collier’s Handbook for Creditors’ Committees, a book that bankruptcy practitioners, corporate counsel and members of creditors’ committees in Chapter 11 cases turn to for guidance on all aspects of participating in and representing creditors’ committees. The 2018 edition features discussion of significant recent decisions, including the appellate court decision applying the Barton doctrine to protect …
Written by Elissa Miller Effective December 1, 2017, amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure went into effect. While many of the changes are geared primarily towards debtors in consumer cases, changes to Rule 3002 will materially affect creditors, both secured and unsecured, in a voluntary Chapter 7 (liquidation), 12 (farm) and 13 (personal reorganization) cases. Rule 3002(a) and (c) have been significantly …