Ninth Circuit Limits Bankruptcy Jurisdiction in Fraudulent Conveyance Cases

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a bankruptcy judge does not have jurisdictional authority to enter a final judgment in a fraudulent conveyance action against a non-claimant to a bankruptcy estate.  See Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison (In re Bellingham Insurance Agency, Inc.), No. 11-35162 (9th Cir. Dec. 4, 2012).   Such… Continue reading Ninth Circuit Limits Bankruptcy Jurisdiction in Fraudulent Conveyance Cases