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Posts Categorized: Fraudulent Conveyance

Posted: January 6, 2017

Conveyances Fraudulent Under Debtor Creditor Law

On December 22, 2016, Justice Kornreich of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Wimbledon Financing Master Fund, Ltd. v. Wimbledon Fund, SPC, 2016 NY Slip Op. 32556(U), granting summary judgment on fraudulent conveyance claims, explaining: In applying this summary judgment burden shifting standard to proceedings under the DCL, New York courts… Read more »

Posted: September 15, 2016

Fraudulent Conveyance Claim Against Arm’s Length Transaction OK Where Badges of Fraud Alleged

On September 8, 2016, the First Department issued a decision in 172 Van Duzer Realty Corp. v. 878 Education, LLC, 2016 NY Slip Op. 05957, holding that a plaintiff stated a claim for fraudulent conveyance despite that the complained of transaction was at arm’s length, explaining: The cause of action for actual fraudulent conveyance under… Read more »

Posted: May 7, 2016

Court Grants Fraudulent Conveyance Claim, Attorneys’ Fees, on Summary Judgment

On April 13, 2016, Justice Kornreich of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Eastern Consolidated Properties, Inc. v. Lynbrook Sunrise Realty LLC, 2016 NY Slip Op. 30711(U), granting a fraudulent conveyance claim and attorneys’ fees on summary judgment, explaining: [The plaintiff] made the requisite prima facie showing. ECP submitted proof that… Read more »

Posted: October 4, 2015

Receipt of Salary from Transferee Insufficient to Render Defendant a Transferee

On October 1, 2015, the First Department issued a decision in Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. v. 8an Capital Partners Master Fund, L.P., 2015 NY Slip Op. 07046, holding that a corporate officer could not be deemed a recipient or beneficiary of a fraudulent transfer merely because he received a salary from the corporate transferee. In… Read more »

Posted: August 6, 2015

Debtor’s Transfer of Good Will To Newly-Formed Entity is Fraudulent Conveyance

On August 4, 2015, Justice Emerson of the Suffolk County Commercial Division issued a decision in All County Paving Corp. v. Darren Constr., Inc., 2015 NY Slip Op. 51144(U), granting summary judgment to the plaintiff on a fraudulent conveyance claim based on a judgment debtor’s transfer of the good will of its business to a… Read more »

Posted: May 31, 2015

Court Awards Attorneys’ Fees on Fraudulent Conveyance Claim

On May 21, 2015, Justice Demarest of the Kings County Commercial Division issued a decision in Ohana v. Levy, 2015 NY Slip Op. 30877(U), awarding attorneys fees on a claim for fraudulent conveyance. In Ohana, the plaintiffs brought a fraudulent conveyance action against both the defendant in an earlier action against whom the plaintiffs had… Read more »

Posted: April 24, 2015

Plaintiff Entitled to Summary Judgment on Fraudulent Conveyance Claim

On April 15, 2015, the Second Department issued a decision in Akodes v. Pyatetsky, 2015 NY Slip Op. 03112, holding that a trial court should have granted a plaintiff summary judgment on a claim for fraudulent conveyance, explaining: Pursuant to Debtor and Creditor Law § 274, a conveyance is fraudulent when it is made without… Read more »