Bankruptcy Litigation News & Updates

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

The Snowball effect, the Domino effect, and even the Streisand effect all demonstrate the accretive impact of small changes.  Though without a catchy metaphor, the tendency of Circuit splits to
Continue Reading Circuit Split Over Constitutionality of United States Trustee Fee Increases Picks Up More Steam

Interplay Between Subordination Agreements and Chapter 11 Cramdown Plans

The Bankruptcy Code provides that subordination agreements are enforceable in bankruptcy to the same extent that such agreements are enforceable under
Continue Reading A New Standard for Chapter 11 Cramdown Plans – The Third Circuit Court of Appeal’s Refusal to Strictly Enforce Subordination Agreements in Non-Consensual Plans of Reorganization