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Circuit Judge Questions Applicability of Veil Piercing and Alter Ego to Trusts

Sixth Circuit upholds dismissal of claims for reverse veil piercing and reverse alter ego.
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Circuit Finds No Successor Liability from Buying Assets and Continuing the Business

Continuing the business after buying the assets from the lender at a foreclosure sale doesn’t bring successor liability.
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Malicious Theft of Trade Secrets Doesn’t Result in Nondischargeability, Circuit Says

Egregious behavior doesn’t always result in nondischargeability for willful and malicious injury.
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After 12 Losses, Will Madoff Customers Stop Pursuing Claims Belonging to the Estate?

New York district judge is the most recent court to uphold an injunction implementing a $7.2 billion Madoff settlement.

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