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In Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, the trustee is empowered to take back money or property that was improperly removed by the debtor before filing. This power, known as the “clawback period” allows a trustee to recover assets that rightly belong to the debtor’s bankruptcy...

On August 23, four new bankruptcy bills were signed into law by President Trump.

U.S. Circuit Court Judge Pamela Harris wrote for a unanimous panel in Martineau v. Wier et al., and found that the district court erred by presuming the debtor’s failure to list a potential tort claim in her Chapter 7 case was done in bad faith. Martineau explored pote...

The Alliance of American Football (AAF) filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after it failed to secure a partnership with the NFL. The league has cancelled the remaining games in its first official season and has authorized its players to sign with NFL teams.

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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, upholds previous ruling by U.S. Bankruptcy Court, defined monetary awards from the NFL's concussion litigation settlement as disability benefits, exempting the funds from seizure in Chapter 7 bankruptcy case.

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