Fraudulent Transfers

Tenth Circuit BAP Defines the Elements of the Earmarking Defense

Earmarking only applies if the debtor had no dominion and control and the transfer did not diminish the debtor’s estate, BAP says.

Importance of the Supreme Court’s Upcoming Bartenwerfer Decision Seen in Florida Case

The decision by the Supreme Court next term in Bartenwerfer will tell us whether debts can be automatically nondischargeable, even when the debtor is without fault.

An Initial ‘Recipient’ of a Fraudulent Transfer Isn’t Always Liable Under § 550(a)(1)

The Second Circuit says that an initial ‘recipient’ isn’t automatically an initial ‘transferee’ liable for an avoidable transfer under Section 550(a)(1).