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The 2005 Amendments to Section 546(c) Limited the Remedies of Reclamation Creditors

Reclamation creditors no longer have liens or administrative claims if a secured lender sucks up all the value in reclaimed goods.
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New York Decision Shows that Merit Management Is a Dead Letter

The expansive definition of a ‘financial institution’ allows fraudulent transfers to be structured so that no one will ever be held liable.

Beware: Closing a Case Quickly Can Preclude Filing New Avoidance Actions

Judge Thuma describes nonstatutory exceptions to the statutes of limitations in Sections 546(a) and 550(f).

Two-Year Statute for Avoidance Actions Doesn’t Apply to Claim Objections

Even if the two-year statute of limitations for avoidance actions has run, the trustee can still strip away the lender’s secured status in a claim objection.

Seventh Circuit: Reclamation Claims Are Subordinate to DIP Financing

The 2005 amendments to Section 546(c) departed from state law under UCC § 2-702 by creating a federal rule making reclamation claims subordinate to existing secured claims and DIP financing.
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Four-Year Statute of Limitations Can Stretch to at Least Seven Years, Judge Owens Says

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.
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