April/May 2016 (Originally Published January 22, 2016)
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law

The successful resolution of disputes arising in bankruptcy proceedings is one of the Bankruptcy Code’s central objectives. To that end, Section 105(a) of the Bankruptcy Code provides that a bankruptcy court “may issue any order, process, or judgment that is necessary or appropriate to carry out the provisions of [title 11].” But does this grant of authority allow a bankruptcy court to stay a lawsuit brought by a non-debtor plaintiff against a non-debtor defendant outside of the bankruptcy case?

This Client Alert was republished by Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law in its April/May 2016 issue. Click here to read the republished article. 

We have always been focused on finance.

  • 1913
    TS Chapman partners with Henry Cutler to form Chapman and Cutler
  • 1st
    Chapman's first client in 1913 is still a client of the firm today
  • 22
    Diverse financial practices serving regional, national, and global clients
  • 6
    Offices across the country and in key US financial centers

We use cookies to deliver our online services. Details of the cookies we use and instructions on how to disable them are set out in our Privacy Policy. By using this website you agree to our use of cookies.