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This Article focuses on bankruptcy opinions issued by the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Topics addressed include constitutionality of the 2017 U.S. Trustee quarterly fee increase; statutory mootness under 11 U.S.C. § 363(m); retroactive application of § 505(a)(2)(C); exemption of traditional and Roth IRAs from a debtor’s bankruptcy estate; scope of “claim” under § 101(5); effect of post-petition transfers on the new value preference defense; scope of the fiduciary capacity exception from discharge of § 523(a)(4); and errors in debtor’s name in a financing statement.