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Chapter 13 Plan: How to Really Get Rid of Unwanted Property

In re Zair, 535 B.R. 15 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2015) – The debtors proposed a chapter 13 plan providing that certain real property was to be surrendered to the mortgagees and title to the property was to vest in the first … Continue reading

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Cramdown Hurdles Round 3: Try, Try Again

In re Ramz Real Estate Co., LLC, 510 B.R. 712 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2013) – An undersecured mortgagee objected to a debtor’s proposed plan of reorganization on several grounds, including that (1) the plan was not approved by a proper impaired class … Continue reading

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Loan to Own: A Potpourri of Bankruptcy Attacks

Colony Beach & Tennis Club Ass’n, Inc. v. Colony Lender, LLC (In re Colony Beach & Tennis Club, Inc.), 508 B.R. 468 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2014) – Three affiliated debtors (RMI, CBTC and CBI) proposed a plan of reorganization that, among … Continue reading

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Cramdown Hurdles Round 2: Confirmation Can Be An Elusive Prize

In re NNN Parkway 400 26, LLC, 505 B.R. 277 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 2014) – The primary creditor (an undersecured lender) objected to the debtors’ proposed plan of reorganization on various grounds, including that the plan violated the “absolute priority rule,” … Continue reading

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Cramdown Hurdles: How to Play the Classification Game (Or Not)

In re New Bride Missionary Baptist Church, 509 B.R. 85 (Bankr. E.D. Mich. 2014) – After the bankruptcy court denied confirmation of a debtor’s proposed chapter 11 plan of reorganization because there was no accepting impaired class, the debtor proposed … Continue reading

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Cramdown Plan of Reorganization: “Dirt-For-Debt”

In re Investors Lending Group, LLC, 489 B.R. 307 (Bankr. S.D. Ga. 2013) – The treatment of a bank’s claim under a Chapter 11 plan of reorganization became the last issue that required resolution in order to confirm the proposed plan.  … Continue reading

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