Commercial & Bankruptcy Law Section
The Supreme Court's ruling in Baker Botts v. Asarco will make it harder for law firms to collect certain types of fees in bankruptcy cases. Read more here.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on Monday, June 15 that the law firm Baker Botts could not collect additional fees it billed during the course of a bankruptcy proceeding.
Click here to read about recent changes in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana.
Check out this post for a discussion of the benefits when an opposing party files for bankruptcy.
JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America have both agreed to clear debt from credit reports that was discharged in bankruptcy. See this post for more information.
The purpose of the IndyBar Commercial & Bankruptcy Law section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of bankruptcy and commercial law. The section regularly schedules and conducts educational programs for the members of the section and all members of the Association, monitors legislative and judicial developments relevant to bankruptcy and commercial law, forms liaison relationships with the judicial benches and relays all relevant information to members of the section.
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A Message from the Section Chair
“Welcome! As the chair of the IndyBar Commercial & Bankruptcy Law section, it is my pleasure to work with my fellow section executive committee members to plan and develop programming, services and resources that benefit local Indy practitioners. I encourage you to get involved with the section, and if you aren't currently a section member, to join the Commercial & Bankruptcy Law section.”
Terry Hall- 2015 Commercial & Bankruptcy Law Section Chair - Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
- Did you know? The Commercial & Bankruptcy Law section sponsors the IndyBar's Bankruptcy Legal Help Line, a free phone-in legal advice program held on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. Members of the public can call 317-269-1910 from noon to 1 p.m. to take advantage of this program.