Picks of the Month: Required Reading for December 2005

Here are our "Picks of the Month" for December 2005, a monthly guide to recently published articles of relevance to the bankruptcy practitioner, scholar, student, and Judge:

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Douglas G. Baird, Edward R. Morrison, SERIAL ENTREPRENEURS AND SMALL BUSINESS BANKRUPTCIES, 105 Colum. L. Rev. 2310


Barbara M. Barron, TRADE CREDITOR AND SMALL BUSINESS PROTECTIONS UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 2005, 68 Tex. B.J. 1018


Carrianne Basler & Michelle C. Campbell, THE CASE FOR ESTABLISHING CLAIM OBJECTION PROCEDURES, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 38


C.R. "Chip" Bowles Jr., THE REVENGE OF THE DOT-COMS In re eToys and In re Smart World Technologies LLC, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 16


John R. Clemency & Keriann M. Atencio, JUST SAY NO! How to Avoid Having Preservation of Collateral Turn into Your Consent to Surcharge, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 36


Karen Cordry, CATEGORICAL SUBORDINATION: STILL KICKING?, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 8


Roger Cox, BAPCPA 2005: CHANGES AFFECTING BUSINESS BANKRUPTCIES, 68 Tex. B.J. 1012


Gregory L. Germain, TAXING INCOME IN THE YEAR OF BANKRUPTCY UNDER BAPCPA, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 14


Phillip J. Giese, NOTE: TILL V. SCS CREDIT CORP.: CAN YOU "TILL" ME HOW TO CRAM THIS DOWN? THE SUPREME COURT ADDRESSES THE PROPER APPROACH TO CALCULATING CRAM DOWN INTEREST RATES, 33 Pepp. L. Rev. 133


Neil B. Glassman Jeffrey M. Schlerf Christopher A. Ward, EQUITY COMMITTEES: A CONSEQUENCE OF THE "ZONE OF INSOLVENCY", 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 28


Harold L. Kaplan, BAPCPA: HEALTH CARE LENDERS BEWARE?, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 32


Robert J. Keach, BAPCPA AND WARN ACT "BACK PAY:" NOW, TIMING ISN'T EVERYTHING, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 26


Deborah Langehennig, APPLICATION OF THE TILL INTEREST RATE, 68 Tex. B.J. 1022


Walter C. Little, IN RE WEBSTER CLASSIC AUCTIONS Is the Door Finally Open for a Practical Application of § 1146(c)? , 79-DEC 2005 Fla. B.J. 28


Richard E. Mikels, Adrienne K. Walker, THE DEVELOPING IMPACT OF TILL v. SCS ON CHAPTER 11 REORGANIZATIONS, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 12


Robert J. Musso, Bruce Weiner, Daniel A. Austin & Jack Seward, ZERO TOLERANCE FOR COMMERCIAL BANKRUPTCY FRAUD: Bankruptcy Metrics Dictate that Forewarned Is Forearmed, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 1


David A. Samole David L. Rosendorf, HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION NO LONGER "DEBTORS' PARADISE", 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 6


Dr. Israel Shaked & Dr. Allen Michel, THE MIRANT VALUATION SAGA: EPIC BATTLE OF EXPERTS, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 40


John D. Sheehan, CAREFUL PLANNING REMAINS IMPORTANT PART OF PRE-BANKRUPTCY NEGOTIATIONS, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 10


Brian I. Swett & Peter A. Siddiqui, DISTRESSED ASSET SALES TO INSIDERS: WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 22


Deborah L. Thorne, LENDERS BEWARE: SET-OFF AND RECOUPMENT CAN REDUCE YOUR COLLATERAL VALUE, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 24


Paul D. Wexler & Lawrence P. Eagel, GROSS INDIFFERENCE: EVALUATING THE TRUSTEE'S CLAIMS AGAINST INDOLENT OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, 24-JAN Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 30


Bruce H. White & William L. Medford, DISCLOSING OFFICER AND DIRECTOR RELATIONSHIPS: NEW LEVEL OF DISCLOSURE, 24-JAN-2006 Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 34

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