When fraudulent transfer claims arise in bankruptcy, the
debtor is usually accused of being the dishonest transferor. However, in a
recent case from Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ronald King, the Debtor successfully
pursued a claim against her disbarred...
In a case where private enterprise meets governmental
finance, the Fifth Circuit has ruled that purchasers of Texas tax liens are
protected from having their contractual interest rates modified in a plan. Tax
Ease Funding, LP v. Thompson , et al, No...
A map showing Bankruptcy Filings Per Capita gives new meaning to the term
"Red State." The map prepared by the Administrative Office of the
United States Courts analyzes bankruptcy filings per capita for each of the
A Texas Bankruptcy Lawyer's Blog began on June 2, 2006 with
a post entitled Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Federal Jurisdiction in Anna
Nicole Smith Case; Few Prurient Details in Opinion. Now, 1,613 days later
(a number which does not appear in...
This paper was originally presented to the West Texas
Bankruptcy Institute on October 29, 2010.
Love and marriage,
Love and marriage
Like a horse and carriage
This I tell you brother
You can't have one without the other ...
A new opinion in the Scopac case raises difficult
questions about adequate protection. In Matter of Scopac , No. 09-40307
(5 th Cir. 10/19/10), which can be found here, the Fifth Circuit
ruled that secured creditors were entitled to a super priority...
A new opinion from the Ninth Circuit illustrates the
practical implications of Schwab v. Reilly , 130 S.Ct. 2652 (2010). In Matter
of Gebhart , No. 07-16769 (9th Cir. 9/14/10), the Court held that the
Trustee was entitled to reap the benefits of post...