Recent Case Law

Brazos Emergency Physicians Assn. v. Woods (In re Brazos Emergency Physicians Assn.)

Appearing at Brazos Emergency Physicians Assn. v. Woods (In re Brazos Emergency Physicians Assn.). Via Volo 5th Circuit: Brazos Emergency Physicians Assn. v. Woods (In re Brazos Emergency Physicians Assn.) Citation: Brazos Emergency Physicians Association, P.A., et al. v. Patrick… Read More ›

Fifth Circuit Upholds Regulatory Powers Exception to the Automatic Stay

Citation:  Halo Wireless, Inc. v. Alenco Communications Inc. (In re Halo Wireless, Inc.), Case No. 12-40122 (5th Cir. June 18, 2012) Facts: Halo Wireless, Inc. was a small telecommunications company that provides wireless phone and data service to its customers… Read More ›

Eleventh Circuit Avoids Upstream Transfers as Fraudulent

The Eleventh Circuit recently avoided, as fraudulent transfers, certain liens pledged by subsidiaries to secure a $500 million loan made to their parent, Tousa, Inc.  See Senior Transeastern Lenders v. Official Comm. of Unsecured Creditors (In re Tousa, Inc.),  No. 11-11071, 2012 WL… Read More ›

Supreme Court Upholds Secured Creditor’s Right to Credit Bid

On May 29, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the well-monitored appeal in RadLAX Gateway Hotel, LLC, et al. v. Amalgamated Bank, where a chapter 11 debtor appealed the ruling of Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals that a debtor may not confirm a… Read More ›

Third Circuit Clarifies Treatment of Future Claims

In Patricia Wright, et al. v. Owens Corning, Case No. 11-2026 (3d Cir. May 18, 2012), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals undertook the challenge of administering unknown future claims in bankruptcy.  Future claims are generally known as claims that only… Read More ›

N.Y. Court Finds Lack of Jurisdiction in Fraudulent Transfer Suit

In Mark S. Kirschner v. John D. Goglia, et al., Case No. 11 Civ. 08250-JSR (S.D.N.Y. May 9, 2012), the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted a motion to withdraw the reference by defendants in… Read More ›