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U.S. Supreme Court Remands Bankruptcy Defalcation Case, Says Higher Standard Needed
Posted on 13 May 2013 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on May 13 unanimously vacated and remanded a case involving a bank's claim that a debtor who had acted as trustee for his father's insurance trust was guilty of defalcation for making loans... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees To Hear 'Defalcation' Bankruptcy Case
Posted on 29 Oct 2012 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 29 agreed to hear a case to determine whether a defalcation was committed by a debtor who, prior to filing for bankruptcy, had been appointed the trustee of his father's life insurance... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Case Of Debtor's Alleged Defalcation
Posted on 18 Mar 2013 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C.- (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on March 18 heard oral arguments in a case involving a bank's claim that a debtor who had acted as trustee for his father's insurance trust acted recklessly and was guilty of defalcation... Read More