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Entry of Administrative Orders 16-5, 16-6, and 16-7

November 29, 2016

Administrative Order 16-05 “Adoption of Interim Local Rule 2090-1” amends Local Rule 2090-1 to provide that certain pro bono activities can be applied toward this court’s CLE credit requirements to be qualified to practice in this court.  Additionally, the rule has been amended to make clear that District Court Local Rule 4(b)(2) applies to attorneys appearing in bankruptcy court.  As a result of amendment to Local Rule 2090-1, most of the local forms which contain reference Local Rule 2090-1 have been amended to reflect corrected rule cites resulting from renumbering. These forms will reflect a revision date of 12/1/16.  
 
Administrative Order 16-06 “Adoption of Interim Local Rules 1010-1 and 3070-1” amends Local Rules 1010-1 and 3070-1 to technically conform to Bankruptcy Rule amendments effective 12/1/16. As a result of amendments to Local Rule 1010-1 and Bankruptcy Rule 1010 the Director’s Form “Summons in a Chapter 15 Case Seeking Recognition of a Foreign Nonmain Proceeding” is no longer required and this court’s Clerk’s Filing Instructions have been amended to reflect this change.  

Administrative Order 16-05 “Adoption of Interim Local Rule 2090-1” amends Local Rule 2090-1 to provide that certain pro bono activities can be applied toward this court’s CLE credit requirements to be qualified to practice in this court.  Additionally, the rule has been amended to make clear that District Court Local Rule 4(b)(2) applies to attorneys appearing in bankruptcy court.  As a result of amendment to Local Rule 2090-1, most of the local forms which contain reference Local Rule 2090-1 have been amended to reflect corrected rule cites resulting from renumbering. These forms will reflect a revision date of 12/1/16.  

Administrative Order 16-06 “Adoption of Interim Local Rules 1010-1 and 3070-1” amends Local Rules 1010-1 and 3070-1 to technically conform to Bankruptcy Rule amendments effective 12/1/16. As a result of amendments to Local Rule 1010-1 and Bankruptcy Rule 1010 the Director’s Form “Summons in a Chapter 15 Case Seeking Recognition of a Foreign Nonmain Proceeding” is no longer required and this court’s Clerk’s Filing Instructions have been amended to reflect this change.  

Copies of these administrative orders and the amended local rules, instructions and forms are available on the court’s web site  www.flsb.uscourts.gov.

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