Fraudulent Transfers

To Be Nondischargeable, Debtor Must Have Violated Securities Laws, Another Judge Says

Texas judge rules in favor of the debtor on an issue similar to the question coming before the Supreme Court in Bartenwerfer.

Madoff Trustee Scores Another Major Victory in the Second Circuit

The appeals court rules that the Madoff trustee is entitled to summary judgment together with prejudgment interest at 4%.

Indiana Bankruptcy Judge Narrowly Reads the Section 546(e) Safe Harbor

Although a stock purchase and a loan payoff were only one month apart, the two transactions lacked a sufficient nexus to invoke the safe harbor, Bankruptcy Judge James Carr said.

Salary Paid by a Ponzi-Schemer Isn’t Necessarily a Fraudulent Transfer, Circuit Says

The Tenth Circuit dealt with the thorny question of which expenses paid by a Ponzi-schemer are fraudulent transfers.

The PBGC Isn’t a ‘Triggering Creditor’ for a Section 544(b) Suit by a Trustee

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.

Courts Disagree on a Trustee’s Ability to Use the IRS’s Longer Statute of Limitations

Two or three years from now, the Tenth Circuit may have a chance to agree or disagree with the Fifth Circuit on an important question under Section 544(b).