Bankruptcy Law Basics

On February 19, 2020, the Small Business Reorganization Act (the “SBRA”) became effective and created a new subchapter V to chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.  As we have reported,
Continue Reading Subchapter V Eligibility: Congress Fixes CARES Act Provision That Excluded Affiliates of Issuers But Ignores Potential Eligibility for Foreign, Publicly Traded Companies and Affiliates

Congress passed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”), otherwise known as “Subchapter V,” as a subchapter of chapter 11, to provide a streamlined and economically feasible reorganization option
Continue Reading CHAPTER 11 AS ALTERNATIVE TO CONVERSION OR DISMISSAL IN SUBCHAPTER V

The United States Supreme Court held in BFP v. Resolution Trust, that properties sold at “force-sale” mortgage foreclosure sales properly conducted pursuant to a state’s foreclosure statute are presumed
Continue Reading Not all Forced-Sale Mortgage Foreclosures are Exempt from Avoidance as Fraudulent Transfers Under Section 548 – a Case Study Regarding Application of Supreme Court’s BFP Factors to State Tax Sale Statutes

“Just enough” is an undeniable—if informal—legal precept.  The concept finds its way into canon from adequacy of pleading to application of equity.  See, e.g., K-Tech Telecommunications, Inc. v. Time
Continue Reading Courts Analyze the Degree of “Commercial or Business Activity” Necessary for a Liquidating Debtor to be Eligible for Subchapter V Relief