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Ninth Circuit Overrules Longstanding (But Questionable) Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Precedent to Allow Bankruptcy Court to Re-Characterize Debt as Equity



by Kevin W. Coleman
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - San Francisco Office

Valerie Bantner Peo
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - San Francisco Office

May 20, 2013

Previously published on May 2013

Bankruptcy trustees and lenders to a potentially insolvent debtor — particularly any lender who has or intends to acquire an equity stake in the borrower — should take note of a recent decision by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


 

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