Is a Bankruptcy Court’s Determination of Insider Status Reviewed Under the Rigorous De Novo Standard or the More Deferential Clear-Error Standard?

Henry C. Kevane
45 ABA PREVIEW of United States Supreme Court Cases 42 (2017)

Henry Kevane published this review of the issues facing the Supreme Court in U.S. Bank v. The Village at Lakeridge, on appeal from the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The issue presented by this appeal is whether the designation of nonstatutory insider status is reviewable as a factual finding, under the clear error standard, or as a matter of statutory interpretation, under the de novo standard.

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