March 30, 2020
The First Circuit shows no inclination to allow creditors to bust out of the PROMESA restructuring of Puerto Rico’s debt.
March 26, 2020
Ninth Circuit assumed that transferred property must remain property of the estate after conversion from ‘13’ to ‘7’ before the chapter 7 trustee can avoid an unauthorized transfer under Section 549.
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).
March 16, 2020
A judicial lien may be avoided under Section 522(f) only if the lien attached after the debtor acquired the property.
February 19, 2020
Lawyers leaving a bankrupt firm are not required to pay over profits on hourly matters they take to their new firms.
February 10, 2020
Delaware’s Judge Owens won’t allow perpetrators of a fraudulent transfer to benefit from avoiding the transfer.
January 29, 2020
The one-year discovery clause in UFTA allows a debtor or trustee to file an avoidance suit even if the ordinary four-year statute has elapsed.
January 27, 2020
Sixth Circuit upholds dismissal of claims for reverse veil piercing and reverse alter ego.
January 17, 2020
A creditor lost a dischargeability suit by failing to call the right witnesses to prove that a lawyer’s trust account was used to hide assets.
January 8, 2020
Sovereign immunity required dismissal of a suit to recover the value of a gambling license because the suit wasn’t an ancillary exercise of the bankruptcy court’s in rem jurisdiction over a res.