Fraudulent Transfers

Madoff Trustee Wins Prejudgment Interest from ‘Net Winner’ Who Didn’t Settle

By continuing to litigate for 10 years on a lost cause, prejudgment interest will ‘up’ a fraudulent transfer defendant’s liability by 40%.

Arizona District Judge: No Final Orders in Preference Suits Without a Claim or Consent

Expanding on dicta in Bellingham, the district court in Arizona finds no power to enter a final order in a preference suit against a defendant who did not consent to a final order in bankruptcy court.

The Circuits Are Split: Are Referral Fees Paid by a Ponzi Scheme Avoidable?

Utah district judge decides that referral fees paid by a Ponzi scheme aren’t avoidable unless the recipient had reason to suspect there was fraud.
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Removing a Beneficiary of a Revocable Trust Isn’t a Fraudulent Transfer

An expectancy interest in a trust isn’t “property” to underlay a fraudulent transfer suit.

Split Widens on Trustee’s Ability to Use the IRS’s Longer Statute of Limitations

North Carolina Judge disagrees with the Fifth Circuit on extending the statute of limitations to 10 years under Section 544(b)(1).

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