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.
January 7, 2020
The Supreme Court’s Merit Management opinion fails to persuade the Second Circuit to change the result in Tribune.
January 6, 2020
Assisting a debtor in effecting a fraudulent transfer with ‘actual intent’ isn’t enough to hold the transferee liable.