A highly significant ruling involving fraudulent transfers recently decided by the Eleventh Circuit could have a far-reaching impact on distressed lending and investing. In Senior Transeastern Lenders v. Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (In re TOUSA, Inc.), 2012 WL 1673901 (11th Cir. May 15, 2012), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district
Single Asset Real Estate Chapter 11 Cases – The Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Gives a Victory to Undersecured Lenders
By Reuel Ash on
Posted in Bankruptcy/Creditor's Rights Issues
A recent case from the Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, In re Buttermilk Towne Center, LLC, 2010 Bankr. LEXIS 4563 (BAP 6th Cir. 2010), appears to have strengthened the undersecured lender’s hand in single asset real estate Chapter 11 cases. An undersecured lender is one whose collateral is worth less than the amount the debtor…
Landlord bankruptcy – is SNDA really that valuable?
By Scott Kadish on
A tenant always prefers an SNDA so that if the landlord’s lender forecloses, the lender will have to respect the tenant’s lease. But if the landlord files bankruptcy, or if the lender causes the landlord to file bankruptcy, the landlord can reject the tenant’s lease anyway thereby subjecting the tenant to the very risk it …