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Bankruptcy Trustee’s Avoidance Rights Are Nearly Limitless

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the national online journal, Law360, entitled “Bankruptcy Trustee’s Avoidance Rights Are Nearly Limitless”  The article addresses Section 550 of the Bankruptcy Code which applies where the trustee, having already avoided a transfer of some property, seeks to recover that property. Under those circumstances, the recovery must be “for the benefit of […]

Spotlight on Section 550 of the Bankruptcy Code

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the national online journal, Law360, entitled “Spotlight on Section 550 of the Bankruptcy Code.”  The article addresses the “benefit of the estate” language of section 550 of the Bankruptcy Code which informs and guides most bankruptcy practice. It permits the trustee to recover property from a transfer avoided pursuant to sections […]

“NY/NJ Clean Ocean Zone Bill Announced–H.R. 5872”

Through his representation of Clean Ocean Action, a nonprofit environmental organization based in Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Andrew Provence, Esq. participated in the drafting of the Clean Ocean Zone legislation, pending federal legislation. Clean Ocean Advocate featured an article detailing Mr. Provence’s involvement in creating law to protect and preserve the waters of the coasts of New […]

“Fischer Takes Stand in Recall Case”

Andrew Provence, Esq. represented the Mayor of Point Pleasant Beach in a recall election trial.  Through his advocacy, the Court ruled that the Mayor was entitled to another year in office. The Ocean Star featured an article detailing Mr. Provence’s cross-examination of the leader of the recall movement. Click here to read the article, entitled “Fischer […]

“Rumson Neighbors Challenge Borough on Tree Removal”

In its August 5, 2011 issue, The Two River Times covered Andrew Provence, Esq.’s representation of property owners who challenged the action of the Borough of Rumson to allow the removal of trees from a neighboring lot.  The Rumson Planning Board ultimately required the owner of the neighboring lot to plant new trees and to take […]

The Forgotten Bank Holding Company Act of 1972

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the national online journal, Law360, entitled “The Forgotten Bank Holding Company Act of 1972.” The article discusses the Bank Holding Company Act (“BHCA”) enacted by Congress to deter misconduct and compensate victims by permitting “[a]ny person who is injured in his business or property by reason of anything forbidden” in […]