Daily Journal July 15, 2020 By Zev Shechtman With unemployment and economic distress reaching levels unseen since the Great Depression, businesses and their employees may be seriously considering all of their financial options — […]
ILC eBulletin: In re Brace – California Supreme Court holds “form of title” presumption does not apply when it conflicts with Family Code’s community property presumption
August 14 2020 Dear constituency list members of the Insolvency Law Committee, the following is a recent case update. SUMMARY On July 23, 2020, in Speier v. Brace, __ P.3d __, __, 2020 WL […]
ILC eBulletin: 5th Circuit rules that trustee cannot avoid transfer of funds that were returned to the debtor prior to bankruptcy filing.
March 26, 2020 Dear constituency list members of the Insolvency Law Committee: The following is a case update written by Uzzi O. Raanan, a partner at Danning, Gill, Israel & Krasnoff, LLP, analyzing a […]
2019 Bankruptcy Truisms: “Rejection” of an Executory Contract Means “Breach,” and Not “Rescission,” and a Trademark Is Not a Type of Intellectual Property
By Sonia Singh and Zev Shechtman In Mission Product Holding, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, resolving a circuit split, the Supreme Court determined that a licensor’s choice to reject an executory trademark license agreement under […]
Case Analysis: In Ritzen Group, Inc. v. Jackson Masonry, LLC, 589 U.S. ___, No. 18-938 (Jan. 14, 2020)
January 16, 2020 Dear constituency list members of the Insolvency Law Committee, the following is a case update analyzing a recent case of interest: SUMMARY In Ritzen Group, Inc. v. Jackson Masonry, LLC, 589 […]
ILC e-Bulletin: Small Business Reorganization Act Imposes New Diligence Requirements on Preference Plaintiffs and Modifies Venue Provisions For Proceedings to Recover Less Than $25,000.
December 13, 2019 Dear constituency list members of the Insolvency Law Committee: On August 23, 2019, President Trump signed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”) into law. The SBRA is scheduled to […]