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No forwarding address: Losing homes in bankruptcy
(Stanford University Press, 2012)
For seventy years, homeownership has been an important indicator of middle class status and a central focus of public policy. Recently, however, homeownership has morphed from the American Dream into a nightmare for many ...
Mediation in bankruptcy
(Nebraska Continuing Legal Eduation, 2011)
"Reasonably equivalent value" in § 548 avoidance actions: An analytical framework post-In re TOUSA, Inc.
Avoidance powers in bankruptcy are designed to prevent the debtor from fraudulently siphoning away his property on the verge of bankruptcy. Usually, a trustee in bankruptcy can avoid prepetition transfers of the debtor’s ...
Settlement payment exception to avoidance powers in bankruptcy: An unsettling method of avoiding recovery from shareholders of failed closely held company LBOs
This is the first scholarly article to analyze the recent jurisprudential expansion of 11 U.S.C. § 546(e), the settlement payment exception to bankruptcy avoidance powers. This provision was originally enacted by Congress ...
Distressed lender beware: How TOUSA killed the upstream guaranty
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in its May 15, 2012 opinion In Re. TOUSA, Inc., reversed the decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and affirmed the ...