In This Issue:
First Impressions: Third Circuit Scuttles Triangular Setoff in Bankruptcy
In In re Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., 990 F.3d 748 (3d Cir. 2021), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled as a matter of first impression that “triangular setoff” does not satisfy the Bankruptcy Code’s “mutuality” requirement. [read more …]
Should Equitable Mootness Bar Appeals Only of Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation Orders?
As demonstrated by a ruling recently handed down by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, courts disagree on whether equitable mootness should apply only to appeals of plan confirmation…