Tag Archives: Venue

Montana Court Refuses to Shift Venue of “Related to” CFPB Police Action to Texas Bankruptcy Court

On February 6, 2018, the District Court for the District of Montana refused a debtor’s request to change the venue of a post-petition “related to” police/regulatory action commenced by a federal agency in district court.  The decision will have important implications on how “related to” litigation is treated for venue purposes—especially in the context of … Continue Reading

A Push for Unanimity in the ABI Commission Report Leaves Important Issues Unaddressed

After more than two years of study on what needs fixing, the ABI Reform Commission proposed hundreds of discrete recommendations on refurbishing the Bankruptcy Code. The 396 page report addresses a wide variety of topics, from modifying the rights of secured lenders in large corporate workouts to creating a viable restructuring path for small businesses. Yet … Continue Reading