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FWW Estate Planning & Administration Alert: SECURE Act

1/22/2020

Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act signed into law on December 20, 2019. READ MORE

SCOTUS: Objective Standard Wins Day in Violation of Discharge Injunction Litigation

11/25/2019

This opinion provides a thoughtful analysis of the intersection between the Bankruptcy Code and Oregon law governing limited liability companies (“LLCs”). READ MORE

FWW Estate Planning & Administration Alert: Current State of Estate Tax Exemptions

7/3/2019

The basic rules concerning federal estate and gift taxes seem to always be changing. For 2019, federal estate tax law exempts the first $11.4 million from estate taxes for each individual. READ MORE

ARE THEY OR AREN’T THEY – U.S. SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES SCOPE OF “DEBT COLLECTOR” UNDER FDCPA

5/22/2019

In March, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that parties who principally enforce security interests are not “debt collectors” within the broader meaning of that term under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. READ MORE

SCOUNDRELLY INTENT: CAN DEBTOR’S MISREPRESENTATION ABOUT A SINGLE ASSET DEFEAT NON-DISCHARGABILITY UNDER SECTION 523(A)(2)(A)?

10/1/2018

This summer the United States Supreme Court clarified the scope of 11 USC § 523(a)(2)(A) in its largely unanimous opinion in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, 138 S.Ct. 1752 (2018). READ MORE

LIMITING THE SAFE HARBOR UNDER § 546(E), OR TRUSTEES MAY BE OFF TO THE RACINO

6/1/2018

In a unanimous opinion, the United States Supreme Court finally clarified the limits of certain avoidance powers of bankruptcy trustees in transactions involving financial intermediaries. READ MORE

Priority Rules Cannot Be Undermined in a Structured Dismissal

10/1/2017

Supreme Court Case Notes - Czyzewski et al. v. Jevic Holding Corp. et al. 137 S. Ct. 973 (2017) READ MORE

Perfection for Perfection – Object Lesson Regarding Perfection of Security Interest in Note and Trust Deed Assignment

4/1/2017

Local Bankruptcy Court Case Note - Huffman v. Gollersrud (In re Westby) 2017 Bankr. LEXIS 423, 2017 WL 1365999 (Bankr. D.Or. Feb. 13, 2017) READ MORE

FWW Litigation Practice Group - Tips for Businesses

2/10/2017

Being on the receiving end of a lawsuit can be stressful --- whether or not you've seen it coming. Here are some helpful tips from our litigation team. READ MORE

Supreme Court Expands Scope of “Actual Fraud” for Dischargeability Purposes

10/1/2016

Supreme Court Case Notes - Husky Int’l. Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz, 136 S.Ct. 1581 (2016) READ MORE

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