Where the Wild Things Are: An Update of Recent “Ethical” Decisions


This paper is designed to provide a brief update of recent decisions of note that concern various ethical issues bankruptcy attorneys often encounter, focusing on conflicts of interest and privilege issues. Additionally, this paper will address recent Supreme Court decisions concerning bankruptcy law including the Espinosa decision (concerning plan confirmation issues) and the Milavetz decision (dealing with the definition of “debt relief agencies” under the Bankruptcy Code).

Presented to the 2010 Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Bench/Bar Conference, May 14, 2010.

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