Avoidance Action Litigation

On December 27, 2020, the much-anticipated Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (“CAA”) was signed into law.  The CAA contains several COVID-19-related amendments to the United States Bankruptcy Code, 11 U.S.C. §§ 101, et seq. (“Bankruptcy Code”), which may impact many types of creditors. The “Bankruptcy Relief” amendments are set forth in Title X of the

Starting on October 8, 2020, Kmart Holding Corporation, Sears, Roebuck & Co. and other affiliated debtors of Sears Holdings Corporation (“Debtors“) collectively filed over 400 complaints in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, seeking the avoidance and recovery of allegedly preferential and/or fraudulent transfers under Sections 547,

Your business provided goods or services to another company.  Shortly thereafter, that company then files for bankruptcy, and owes your business substantial sums of money.  After the filing of the bankruptcy action, you then receive a letter from counsel demanding that your business return all of the money the debtor paid to you in the