Reno Fernandez was featured in the January issue of the Bulletin, the monthly newspaper of the Bar Association of San Francisco. You can view the article here.
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Reno Fernandez spoke on this panel for the 2014 California State Bar Annual Meeting entitled “Chapter 11 in a Nutshell.” The video is now available here.
Viewers earn one hour of MCLE credit as well as one hour of Legal Specialization in Bankruptcy Law credit.
This program will take the mystery and confusion out of the Chapter […]
Insurer Cannot Attach Social Security Benefits or Proceeds to Enforce Disability Overpayment Agreement Under ERISA
In Bilyeu v. Morgan Stanley, 683 F.3d 1083 (9th Cir. 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rules that an insurer cannot impose a lien upon the proceeds of Social Security benefits in the possession of the insured in order to recover overpayment of long-term disability benefits. Read more here.
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In international bankruptcies under Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that a foreign debtor company must have a domicile, a place of business or property within the United States. Read more here.
On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco will present a lunch program entitled “Cramming Down Secured Debt and the Section 1111(b) Counter-Measure,” explaining the most significant moves a debtor can make to modify mortgages and other liens and the countermoves the credit might take. […]
In Law v. Siegel (In re Law), No. 12-5196, 571 U.S. ___ (March 4, 2014), the Supreme Court ruled that a bankruptcy court may not surcharge a debtor’s homestead exemption as a result of the debtor’s misconduct. Read more here.
Did you know that a military soldier’s deposits to savings accounts while on permanent duty abroad are fully exempt in bankruptcy? Read about this and other often overlooked bankruptcy exemptions for military personnel, veterans and others here.
Reno Fernandez hosted a continuing legal education program for the State Bar of California’s Business Law Section covering certain special liens and bankruptcy, including inchoate liens, tax liens and the scope of judgment liens under the Uniform Commercial Code. View the program here.
Cities in Distress: Is Chapter 9 the Best Vehicle for Saving Cities and Providing Needed Governmental Services?
[ January 29, 2015; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] On January 29, 2015, the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum will present a program on chapter 9 municipal bankruptcies at the City Club of San Francisco. Reno Fernandez serves on the board of directors of the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum. RSVP here.
The Honorable Hannah L. Blumenstiel, United States Bankruptcy Judge (N.D. Cal.)
Professor Michelle Wilde […]
Check out Iain A. Macdonald’s program on major pitfalls in chapter 7 bankruptcy cases presented at the State Bar of California’s Annual Meeting in 2012 here.
A valid spendthrift trust is entitled to certain protections in bankruptcy, especially in Hawaii. Read how In re Zukerkorn, 500 B.R. 598 (9th Cir. BAP 2013) ruled that a Hawaii spendthrift trust was valid and entitled to full protection in a California bankruptcy case here.
In Sullivan v. Harnisch (In re Sullivan), CC-14-1225-TaDKi (9th Cir. BAP December 9, 2014), the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (the “BAP”) reversed a bankruptcy court order dismissing a chapter 11 bankruptcy case as having been filed in bad faith. Read more here.
Check out the new articles posted by the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco here. The articles appear at the bottom of the page.
A pair of decisions by the United States District Court for the Central District of California challenge the strength of the business judgment rule. Read more here.
A recent opinion, namely In re Hedlund, 718 F.3d 848 (9th Cir. 2013), may make it easier to discharge student loans. Read more in my article for Legal by the Bay, the blog of the Bar Association of San Francisco, here.
[ October 2, 2014; 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Please join us this Thursday, October 2, 2014 at our old home, Schroeder’s.
Short video showing some of the new updates in the June 24, 2013 “Tranche 7″ release of BNI Connect.
There is a scam (likely by some organized crime outfit) where people steal someone’s social security number and then file their tax return early in the season and have the refund sent to a vacant building. Guarantee Mortgage has seen a few of these scams this year and is currently working on purchase that is […]
The article below is re-blogged from the Workers’ Comp Executive
Wednesday May 30, 2012
Jones Approves 45% Workers’ Comp Hike for 7/1s
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones went against a unified front of labor and employer representatives siding with the insurance industry and the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) in approving a 8.3% increase mid-year […]
We are pleased to announce that Barbary Insurance Brokerage has joined United Valley effective June 1, 2012. United Valley is an insurance cluster of highly reputable, independently owned, property and liability agencies that pool their business to improve access to coverage. This strategic move gives Barbary Insurance Brokerage access to more insurance carriers and provides us […]
[ February 23, 2012; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] BNI Embarcadero social: SF MoMa! Thursday, February 23 @ 5:30.
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