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Protect your estate from beneficiary bankruptcy: lessons from Clark v. Rameker

  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
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  • USA
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  • September 16 2014

In the preparation of a comprehensive estate plan for a client, an attorney must consider the size of the estate, the manner in which assets are

Business law quarterlysummer 2014

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

You may have encountered the term “bankruptcy remote”. It was coined to refer to a method of endowing a company with certain characteristics which

Following the Eleventh Circuit, Sixth Circuit sides with FDIC in latest tax refund dispute

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 25 2014

In the world of bank holding company bankruptcies, often a dispute arises between the parent company and the FDIC (as receiver for parent's failed

Reorganization plan qualifies for bankruptcy exception to NOL limitation rules

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 30 2013

In another recent private letter ruling, the IRS ruled that an ownership change pursuant to a bankruptcy reorganization plan qualified for an

Valuing collateral: do low-income housing tax credits count?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 27 2012

In valuing a bank claim secured by a low-income housing project for purposes of a plan of reorganization, should the remaining federal lowincome housing tax credits allocated to the project be taken into consideration?

Delinquent property tax collection: foreclosure may be vulnerable

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 25 2012

Wisconsin has a strict tax foreclosure procedure in which the tax authority effectively obtains the property without any public or competitive bidding in satisfaction of the delinquent tax bill

Supreme Court highlights new concerns in naming IRA beneficiary

  • Quarles & Brady LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 11 2014

Before Ruth Heffron passed away in 2001, she named her daughter, Heidi Heffron-Clark, as the beneficiary of her individual retirement account ("IRA"

Lenders should consider suggesting bankruptcy to borrowers following the sale of delinquent taxes on a principal residence

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • -
  • USA
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  • January 31 2014

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a plan under chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code can modify the rights of a purchaser of

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - December 19, 2011

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • December 19 2011

In what now accounts for standard operating procedure, the past week saw a flurry of last minute activity, as the threat of having to stay in Washington, DC for the week before Christmas appeared to provide the leverage necessary for Congress to finish up much of its end of the year business

Are you waiving your right to a deficiency claim if you list your claim as fully secured on the proof of claim?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 19 2011

In a very recent decision by the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, In re J.H. Investment Services, Inc., the court held that a creditor must take an affirmative step to pursue an unsecured claim, and that section 506(a)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code does not automatically provide for a deficiency claim