October 22, 2020
Section 106 wasn’t sufficiently explicit to waive sovereign immunity for Indian tribes, Judge Frank Bailey said in siding with the Sixth Circuit and differing with the Ninth Circuit.
October 16, 2020
Bankruptcy Judge Thuma admonishes the parties to settle and not waste money on litigation that should go to sexual abuse victims.
October 15, 2020
Following the answer by the Texas Supreme Court to a certified question, the Fifth Circuit again rules that an inability to discover fraud won’t absolve a transferee from the duty to investigate suspicions of fraud.
October 9, 2020
A gaming license in Pennsylvania is a revocable ‘privilege.’
October 2, 2020
Reading Husky narrowly, the Eleventh Circuit requires that fraud occur before a debt arises to make the debt nondischargeable under Section 523(a)(2)(A).
September 28, 2020
Fictitious profits in account statements don’t represent ‘value’ and give rise to a defense for receipt of a fraudulent transfer with ‘actual intent,’ the Second Circuit rules.
September 24, 2020
Ownership of a bank account isn’t enough by itself to make the account holder the initial transferee of a fraudulent transfer.
September 22, 2020
Advice-of-counsel defense doesn’t work when intent is clearly fraudulent.
August 20, 2020
Bankruptcy Court Alone May Decide Whether a Claim Is Estate Property, BAP Says
August 7, 2020
Third Circuit’s Judge Bibas says that courts use the wrong nomenclature when they say that creditors lack standing to pursue claims belonging to the estate. It’s a question of statutory authority, he said, not standing.