The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently held in Lowery v. Hoang, __ A.3d __, 2019 WL 965557 (Md. Spec. Ct. App., February 27, 2019) that creditors of debtors whose bankruptcies are dismissed or denied a discharge are entitled to the tolling provisions provided for in Md. Code Cts. & Jud. Proc. §5-202. That section…

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True to their name, Opportunity Zones are creating exciting and emerging investment opportunities for those clients who wish to minimize capital gains taxes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that went into effect on December 22, 2017, allows deferrals on payment of taxes on capital gains, so long as the gains were invested in a…

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YVSM’s Corinne Donohue Adams published an article in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal entitled “Stopped Payments as Avoidable Unauthorized Post-Petition Transfers.” The article focuses on when liability lies for transfers or transactions under section 549 of the Bankruptcy Code. The article specifically considers In re Essex Constr. LLC, 575 B.R. 648 (Bankr. D. Md. 2017), where…

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Corinne Donohue Adams will speak at the ABI Mid-Atlantic conference on “Consumer and UST Issues: Bankruptcy Billing, Bundling and the Upright Decision” on August 3, 2018.             Lisa Yonka Stevens presented on the topic “Issues Arising in Cases Filed by LLCs or Their Members” at the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the…

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