• The Federal Communications Commission v. Powers of the Bankruptcy Courts: A Closer Look at NextWave and the Other C-Block Auction Cases
  • May 2, 2003 | Author: David A. Montoya
  • Law Firm: Jackson Walker L.L.P. - Austin Office
  • With billions of dollars at stake, recent bankruptcy court opinions involving the Federal Communications Commission's ("FCC") C-Block radio spectrum licenses for personal communications services continue to spiral up through the courts of appeal. Recent decisions have sparked calls on both sides of the issue for legislative clarification of the police and regulatory powers exception to the automatic stay and the treatment of government licenses in bankruptcy cases.