Tag Archives: Jurisdiction

Third Circuit Confirms There’s No Wiggle Room With Jurisdictional Limitations

A precedential decision issued on November 28, 2018 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit highlights the limits of bankruptcy judges’ authority to transfer non-core proceedings to other courts.  The Third Circuit’s opinion in In re IMMC Corp. f/k/a Immunicon Corp., et al., Case No. 18-1177, also emphasizes the importance of choosing the right … Continue Reading

English Court Considers How Much Connection is Sufficient?

The English High Court has again considered whether by itself the choice of English law and court jurisdiction in legal documentation establishes a “sufficient connection” with England to enable a foreign company to avail itself of an English scheme of arrangement. Background It has become increasingly popular for foreign companies to utilise an English scheme … Continue Reading

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over – – Final Judgments in Bankruptcy

In ordinary civil litigation, appellate review is generally limited to “final judgments,” in order to prevent the wastefulness of appeals on rulings that are not truly dispositive of the case. That notion becomes somewhat more difficult in a bankruptcy, where there are often multiple litigations within the umbrella bankruptcy case. But does that mean that … Continue Reading