Recent Developments Affecting Insolvency and Commercial Finance in California and the Ninth Circuit
Dan Schechter taught at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, from 1980 to 2018. He is the author of "Mapping the Deal: A Visual Method for Understanding Secured Transactions in California Real Property" and writes the weekly Westlaw Commercial Finance Newsletter. He serves as a consultant and expert witness in cases involving finance, insolvency, and real property.
This article briefly summarizes key features of decisions affecting insolvency and commercial finance rendered by state and federal courts within the Ninth Circuit. It also provides the author’s editorial comments related to these decisions.2