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Red Notices for bounced checks - INTERPOL as the UAE's collection agency

For a while, it seemed that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) might stop using INTERPOL's Red Notice system as a private business dispute resolution agency for its financial institutions. ...more

Rogers Towers: Discharge and the Unscheduled Debt Part II: Punitive Effects of Intentional Non-Disclosure

In our previous post we discussed the due process requirements that underpin a debtor’s bankruptcy discharge. We noted that a debtor’s failure to schedule an actual or potential claim may prejudice the debtor’s ability to...more

U.S. Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split in Bullock v. BankChampaign, N.A.

One of the primary purposes of bankruptcy is to provide for the discharge of certain debts in order to enable a debtor to obtain a "fresh start" post-bankruptcy. Notwithstanding this specific purpose, section 523 of Title 11...more

Debt Relief and Counseling Scams

The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 instituted a credit counseling requirement for debtors filing for bankruptcy protection. Credit counseling agencies sprang up quickly on the heels of this...more

Always Be Prepared: Forecasting a Business Partner's Financial Problems and How to Prepare

As the American economy continues to slog through the ongoing Great Recession, even financially sound companies face challenges due to the continued economic malaise. In particular, a company that works with suppliers,...more

Rogers Towers: In re Davenport: The Eleventh Circuit sets Minimal Standards for Creditor Reliance in Fraud Case

The Bankruptcy Code protects lenders which reasonably rely upon a debtor’s financial statements when approving a loan. The Eleventh Circuit was recently faced with an “enterprising” debtor who attempted to challenge the...more

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