June 30, 2020
A properly drafted union contract still failed to leave a company officer with a nondischargeable debt for failing to make employer contributions to a union welfare fund.
June 26, 2020
Is Taggart just a defense that can be waived, or must a debtor plead and prove ‘no objectively reasonable basis’ in a motion for contempt of discharge?
June 23, 2020
The expansive definition of a ‘financial institution’ allows fraudulent transfers to be structured so that no one will ever be held liable.
June 9, 2020
More important law from Madoff: Filing a claim waives the right to a jury trial in district court even if the claim is denied or withdrawn, district judge rules.
May 19, 2020
The belief that Section 363(m) is jurisdictional allowed a buyer to profit from taking a misleading position in bankruptcy court.
May 6, 2020
Bankruptcy Judge Grossman explores the extent to which the Supreme Court’s Acevedo decision bars courts from granting relief retroactively.
April 27, 2020
Claims traders are put on notice: Purchasing a claim doesn’t insulate the buyer from disallowance under Section 502(d).
April 14, 2020
A New York court allows a chapter 11 case pending for 15 months to redesignate for treatment under the Small Business Reorganization Act.
April 8, 2020
New York district court upholds a typical critical vendor order.
March 24, 2020
Calling the Madoff trustee a liar and basing a discovery motion on facts known to be false resulted in sanctions under Rule 37(a)(5)(B).