Second Circuit Adds to Broadening Scope of Section 546 (e) Safe Harbors for Transactions Involving Financial Institutions

 
Client Advisory
September 27, 2013

This Client Advisory discusses how the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the “Second Circuit”) recently followed the emerging trend of affording the safe harbor protections of section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code (the “Code”) to intermediary financial institutions acting as only conduits in otherwise voidable transactions.

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