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Here Lions Roam: CISG As The Measure of A Claim's Value And Validity And A Debtor's Dischargeability
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

Fittingly enough, their history begins in the same decade, their creation borne forward by the same ideological currents and overseen by similarly...


UCC Incorporation By Reference: An Imperfect Way To Perfect
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2018

Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code allows a fair amount of flexibility in the descriptions of collateral contained in UCC-1 financing statements...


Democrat Senators Seek Amendment of FCRA, FDCPA for Medical Debts
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

On August 16, seven Democrat senators proposed a bill (S.3351, named the “Medical Debt Relief Act of 2018”) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act and


U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether FDCPA Applies to Non-Judicial Foreclosures
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2018

Currently, some courts allow borrowers to bring Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims for non-judicial foreclosures while other courts do not, but


Reporting Outstanding Balance or Past Due Payments of Account Included in Ch. 13 Bankruptcy Plan Does Not Violate FCRA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

The Southern District of West Virginia recently held that the reporting of an account being paid through a Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan as having an


Courts Expand Eligibility for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy of Persons Seeking to Discharge Outstanding Student Loans
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

Chapter 13 of the United States Code’s eleventh title (“Bankruptcy Code” or “Code”) “permits any individual with regular income to propose and have


The Consequences of a Relic’s Codification: The Dubious Case for Bad Faith Dismissals of Involuntary Bankruptcy Petitions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

"Existing uncertainty is much like mist just too thin to be fog; one sees a little and Forgets how infinitely more is hidden."


Consumer Bankruptcy Committee Issues Observations and Recommendations Regarding Student Loan Debts
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2018

As summarized in the March 2018 issue of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, ABI’s Consumer Bankruptcy Committee has recently issued several


11th Circuit Applies Totality-of-the-Circumstance Analysis to Judicial Estoppel
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2017

On September 18, in an en banc review, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit overruled, in part, seminal cases Barger v. City of Cartersville


Timothy "Tim" J. St. George
  • Troutman Sanders LLP