Bankruptcy UpdateRudolph J. Di Massa Jr. and Catherine E. Beideman, The Legal Intelligencer
Trustee's Right to Jury Trial on Fraudulent Transfer Claims
On Nov. 4, 2013, in Mukamal v. BMO Harris Bank N.A. (In re Palm Beach Finance Partners L.P.), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida analyzed whether a liquidating trustee for a bankruptcy estate is entitled to a jury trial on state and federal fraudulent transfer claims brought by the trustee as an adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court.