Standing to appeal a bankruptcy court order turns on whether the would-be appellant’s interests are adversely affected by the bankruptcy court’s decision.  An adversely affected person has the standing to appeal even if he did not appear at the hearing or raise an objection before entry of the appealed order.  Accord:  While v. Univision of Va., Inc. (In re Urban Broad. Corp.) (4th Cir. 2005) 401 F.3d 236, 244; contra: In re Schultz Mfg. Fabricating Co. (7th Cir. 1992) 956 F.2d 686, 690.

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (Kennelly, J., sitting by designation) May 29, 2018; 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 14046