Asset Sales

Estate Claims Can’t Be Sold for Trivial Recovery by Unsecured Creditors

Had the purchaser of estate claims offered to waive its own unsecured claim, the sale might have been approved.

Affirmance Shows that Merit Management Has Been Gutted in the Second Circuit

Properly structuring a leveraged refinancing in the Second Circuit can avoid attack as a fraudulent transfer despite the Supreme Court’s effort at narrowing the ‘safe harbor.’

Chapter 13 Debtor Keeps a Whopping Increase in the Value of a Home

On a question where the courts are split, a New Jersey bankruptcy judge allowed the chapter 13 debtor to retain a $100,000 increase in value when he sold his home.

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