Bankruptcy Authority Post Stern, Bellingham and Wellness: Navigating the Uncertainties in Claims Litigation
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide bankruptcy litigators with a review of how bankruptcy courts have been handling Stern claims, the impact of the Court’s Bellingham ruling and the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Wellness.
- Overview of Stern/Bellingham core vs. non-core bankruptcy proceedings
- Bankruptcy court guidance on what constitutes a Stern claim
- Bankruptcy court guidance on waiver and consent
- Fraudulent transfers and preference litigation
- Analysis of Court’s recent decision in Wellness
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- Has Stern/Bellingham made it more difficult or more costly for debtors and trustees to assert counterclaims against creditors?
- What guidance have bankruptcy courts provided in determining what is, or is not, a Stern claim?
- What guidance does Wellness provide in determining whether the parties have consented to the bankruptcy court’s authority to enter final judgment on a Stern claim?
- What is the impact of the Supreme Court’s Wellness ruling on current bankruptcy claim litigation?
Demetra L. Liggins
Thompson & Knight
Ms. Liggins has over a decade of experience in business finance and restructurings. She helps navigate clients through... | Read More
Ms. Liggins has over a decade of experience in business finance and restructurings. She helps navigate clients through complex corporate reorganization and distressed acquisitions. Ms. Liggins works on in-court and out-of-court restructurings, and is highly regarded for her ability to efficiently help clients assess the effects of a bankruptcy on their corporate and financial transactions, and achieve their goals.Close
Corey R. Weber
Ezra Brutzkus Gubner
Mr. Weber represents bankruptcy trustees, creditors, committees of unsecured creditors, assignees for the benefit of... | Read More
Mr. Weber represents bankruptcy trustees, creditors, committees of unsecured creditors, assignees for the benefit of creditors, receivers, municipalities and "clawback" plaintiffs and defendants in contested matters and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy proceedings, and in state and federal court actions. He frequently litigates fraudulent transfer and preference actions, including fraudulent transfer actions in Ponzi scheme cases.Close