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November 15, 2017
Elizabeth C. Wiggins

Municipalities facing fiscal crisis often must make difficult choices, attempting to balance their financial obligations with obligations to deliver critical services, such as the provision of public safety, education, and health, as well as water, sewer, and transportation services. The primary objectives of Chapter 9—to provide a breathing spell to, and adjust the debts of, a distressed municipality—are familiar to bankruptcy professionals. The substance and process of Chapter 9, however, differ from other plan chapters under the Bankruptcy Code in meaningful ways.

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November 15, 2017
Elizabeth C. Wiggins

This guide on the use of distance participation (DP) technology to conduct bankruptcy hear­ings and trials provides an overview of general considerations, ranging from philo­sophical to practical, and then examines separately the use of the teleconferencing and videoconferencing. Each district, and indeed each judge, must decide whether to use DP technology, and if so, how to use it.

November 7, 2017
Elizabeth C. Wiggins

This repository of materials was developed as a companion to the manual, Navigating Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code, to provide courts with examples of case documents and other resource materials related to issues likely to arise in Chapter 9 cases.

October 26, 2017
Eduardo C. Robreno

Judge Eduardo Robreno, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and member of the Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System, discusses the origin and development of the manual, Navigating Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Related videos are available in the Chapter 9 Online Repository.

October 26, 2017
Michelle M. Harner

Judge Michelle Harner, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland (at the time of the recording, Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law), discusses reasons for the development of the manual, Navigating Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Related videos are available in the Chapter 9 Online Repository.

October 26, 2017
Susan M. Thurston, Dana McWay, Katherine B. Gullo

Three clerks of court share their courts’ experiences with Chapter 9 cases. In a practical and less formal manner, these commentaries supplement material presented in the Navigating Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code. Discussants are Susan Thurston (Bankr. D.R.I.), Dana McWay (Bankr. E.D. Mo.), and Katherine Gullo (Bankr. E.D. Mich.).

Related videos are available in the Chapter 9 Online Repository.

October 26, 2017
Marc A. Levinson

Marc A. Levinson, a senior counsel in the Restructuring Group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, discusses the differences between Chapter 9 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies.

Related videos are available in the Chapter 9 Online Repository.

October 24, 2017

This page includes a list of the published opinions cited in the manual, Navigating Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Published Opinions​ is one of several Chapter 9 Online Repository categories.

 
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October 24, 2017

This page includes orders related to the court’s continuing jurisdiction after the entry of the confirmation order for purposes of implementing the plan and closing the case. The judge’s post confirmation jurisdiction over Chapter 9 cases remains subject to the sovereignty of the state and the potential Tenth Amendment issues.

Postconfirmation is one of several Chapter 9 Online Repository categories.

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