TMA honors excellence through its annual awards program, which recognizes the industry's best professional achievements. We're excited and honored to announce the winners of the 2019 Individual Awards for Outstanding Individual Contribution, Chapter Impact, and Emerging Leaders. The Individual Award winners will be honored at The 2019 TMA Annual. Congratulations!
Title 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code contains provisions that allow some pre-bankruptcy transfers to be avoided, or "unwound," by a debtor in possession, trustee, or other party granted standing to do so. Among the types of transfers that may be avoided are fraudulent transfers, which arise when a bankrupt debtor previously transferred assets to another party while insolvent and for less than reasonably equivalent value.
Congratulations to the new Certified members of the ABC! Brian Anderson (NC), Malinda Hayes (FL), Jason Imes (NV), Shane Ramsey (TN), Zach Shelomith (FL), Todd Turoci (CA), Eric von Helms (WI), Sarah Beth Wilson (MS), and Andrew Winchell (NJ).
CONGRATULATIONS!!! Raymond J. Obuchowski was elected President by the Board of Directors of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT) at its annual meeting in Amelia Island, Florida on August 18, 2018. NABT is the association whose membership consists of Chapter 7 trustees throughout the United States. He has been an active member of the Board since 2009, and a Trustee member since 1987. He will serve as President through August 2019. Ray became a member of the ABC in 1992, Certified Business and Consumer Bankruptcy.
Stewart Spielman became a member of The American Board of Certification in March 2016. When asked why he sought board certification, Stewart answered "I saw it as an opportunity to independently confirm my business bankruptcy expertise to clients and others in the firm. In addition, it allows me to more meaningfully compete for significant representations across a broader geographic region."