Avoiding Powers

Powers seemingly exercised by 100 percent of the co-eds on campus when the authors attended college. In the bankruptcy context, powers that may be exercised by a trustee or debtor in possession to avoid certain transfers of interests in property. “Avoiding powers” include the power to recover transfers as preferences, as fraudulent transfers, and as unauthorized postpetition transfers.

Bankruptcy Code §§ 544-550, 553. See also Avoidance Action, Strong Arm Powers, Preference, Preference Action, Fraudulent Transfer, Postpetition Transfer.

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