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Earmarking Requires Dominion/Control and No Diminution of the Estate, Circuit Says

Invoking Supreme Court authority, the Tenth Circuit says that inferences from the evidence are reviewed for clear error just like findings of fact themselves.
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Setoff Can’t Be Raised as a Defense to Receipt of a Fraudulent Transfer

The Madoff case makes more law: A claim against a bankrupt estate can’t be set off against liability for receipt of a fraudulent transfer because one arose before bankruptcy and the other arose after.

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