Debtor's Counsel's Fiduciary Duty: Is There a Duty to Rat in Chapter 11?

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, p. 16, February 2010

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-16

4 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2010 Last revised: 28 Jul 2010

Chip Bowles

Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC

Nancy B. Rapoport

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Date Written: February 1, 2010

Abstract

This article discusses what duties counsel to the debtor-in-possession owe (and to whom they owe these duties) when the debtor-in-possession wants to do something illegal or just plain dumb.

Keywords: ethics, professional responsibility, bankruptcy, chapter 11, fiduciary duties

JEL Classification: K1, K10, K20, K29, K42, K49

Suggested Citation

Bowles, Chip and Rapoport, Nancy B., Debtor's Counsel's Fiduciary Duty: Is There a Duty to Rat in Chapter 11? (February 1, 2010). American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, p. 16, February 2010; UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-16. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1544930

Chip Bowles

Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC ( email )

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Nancy B. Rapoport (Contact Author)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law ( email )

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