Legal Scholars Examine Impact of SCOTUS Ruling in Merit v. FTI

March 5, 2018
The Supreme Court on Feb. 27 ruled in Merit Management Group, LP v. FTI Consulting, Inc. (16-784) that the only relevant transfer for purposes of the §546(e) safe harbor is the transfer that the trustee seeks to avoid. ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle talks with Prof. Bruce Markell of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Prof. Ralph Brubaker of the University of Illinois College of Law about their perspectives on the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling.
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