Asset Sales

Seventh Circuit: Transfers of Nonpublic Securities Are Protected by the 546(e) Safe Harbor

The Seventh Circuit adopted a broad reading of the Section 546(e) safe harbor to dismiss a fraudulent transfer suit attacking a sale of nonpublic securities.

Another Circuit Says Creditors Take Appreciation When a ‘13’ Case Converts to ‘7’

The Eighth Circuit aligned with the Ninth Circuit by holding that postpetition appreciation in a home belongs to creditors when a chapter 13 case converts to chapter 7.

Fifth Circuit: MOAC Didn’t Weaken Section 363(m) on Statutory Mootness for Sales

The Fifth Circuit used Section 363(m) to avoid ruling on equitable mootness following consummation of a chapter 11 plan.