Commercial & Bankruptcy Law Section
The 2014 Report of Statistics Required by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 has been released. Click here for more information.
The Bankruptcy Judges recently adopted Order Guidelines, which provide comprehensive details on the format and content of orders submitted by attorneys for the Court’s consideration and use. Read more here.
Effective Monday, July 6th, the Indianapolis Division Chapter 13 trustees will begin distributing wage assignment orders entered in Chapter 13 cases. See this post for more information.
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.
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.