Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

New Bankruptcy Laws Aim to Help Small Businesses, Family Farmers, and Veterans

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President Trump signed four pieces of bankruptcy legislation into law on August 23, 2019.
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Chapter 13 Strip Down of Underwater Short-Term Mortgages Now Permitted

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Law relating to lien strip-offs and strip-downs in bankruptcy continues to evolve. This article examines the ruling in Hurlburt v. Black.
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Banks Will Have Greater Power to Prevent Financial Exploitation of Adults

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Effective July 1, 2019, Virginia law enhances the role banks can play in preventing financial exploitation of adults.
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Legal Updates for Lenders

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There are several recent legal developments of which lenders should be aware.
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Legal Updates for Home Mortgage Lenders

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This month we provide a primer on the federal Protecting Tenants at Foreclose Act of 2009
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Two New Court Decisions Impacting Lenders

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This article reviews two recent court decisions that hold valuable lessons for lenders.
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Recent Development in Fraudulent Transfer Law

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A US Bankruptcy Court ruling might significantly expand bankruptcy trustees' fraudulent-transfer avoidance powers in many bankruptcy cases.
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