November 21, 2022
In South Carolina, taking title to property jointly with a spouse can be an avoidable gift under the Statute of Elizabeth.
October 12, 2022
Counsel run the risk of being paid lower local rates in ‘mega’ cases filed in the Eastern District of Virginia.
September 27, 2022
The automatic stay does not bar increasing authorized shares when the debtor is a minority shareholder.
August 3, 2022
If the government isn’t suing on a claim originally owing to the U.S., a trustee can’t use the six-year statute of limitations in the FDCPA.
June 10, 2022
Both individuals and corporations in subchapter V of chapter 11 are barred from discharging debts that are nondischargeable under Section 523(a).
April 29, 2022
Circuit refuses to make an exception for trustees regarding the judge-made doctrine of in pari delicto.
April 22, 2022
Reliance on advice of counsel is not a complete defense to contempt citations.
April 13, 2022
In a case that may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court at least once more, the Fourth Circuit is subjecting 26 multinational oil companies to the tender mercies of the Maryland state courts.
April 7, 2022
Being branded as a creditor is like a tattoo; it won’t ever come off.
March 23, 2022
The circuits are now split 2/1 on the waiver of sovereign immunity under Section 544(b) for lawsuits by a trustee based on claims that could have been made by an actual creditor.