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Fraudulent Transfers

Bankruptcy Judge Can Enter Final Judgment after a Fraudulent Transfer Bench Trial

The payee of a check isn’t necessarily the transferee of a fraudulent transfer, Chicago judge says.

Colleges Beat Back Another Fraudulent Transfer Suit Aimed at Tuition Payments

Federal student loan proceeds were never the parents’ property and thus could not be recovered by a trustee.

Supreme Court Again Refuses to Define a ‘Transfer’ or an ‘Initial Transferee’

Circuit splits persist because the Supreme Court ducks fraudulent transfer cases.
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Specific Personal Jurisdiction Exists over a Foreign Transferee in a Ponzi Scheme

Judge Lafferty lays out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant who received stolen property.

A Fraudulent Transfer Complaint Doubles as an Exemption Objection

To suffice as an objection to exemption, a complaint must be filed within 30 days of the creditors’ meeting.
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Debtors Benefit When Trust Law Meets Bankruptcy Law

A trust designed to defeat the claims of creditors can sometimes hold up in bankruptcy.
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Claims Under Section 544(b) Are Estate Property and Can Be Sold or Assigned, Judge Says

Courts are split on the status of inherited claims as estate property.
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Fully Encumbered Property Is Not a Debtor’s Asset, First Circuit Says

Perplexing opinion may only apply to the status of assets before bankruptcy.
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