March 18, 2016
No debt, and thus no preference, arises until after the midnight deadline.
March 17, 2016
The right paper trail helps avoid liability for profiting from a Ponzi scheme.
Abuse of discretion automatically results if a judgment harms a defrauded creditor.
March 16, 2016
Chicago judge splits with Collier and Ninth Circuit BAP on wages following conversion.
Ability to pay is one factor in imposing sanctions for misconduct.
March 15, 2016
No need for venue-shopping between Delaware and New York for undersecured creditors.
Fifth Circuit agrees with Second Circuit on sanctity of PACA trust funds.
March 14, 2016
Same facts on informal proofs of claim yield different results in different circuits.
Judge finds a loophole in a Fifth Circuit opinion on the homestead exemption.
March 11, 2016
Debtors facing discharge denial have standing to appeal claim allowances.