Recent Developments Affecting Insolvency and Commercial Finance in California and the Ninth Circuit
Dan Schechter has taught at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, since 1980. He is a co-author of California Real Estate Finance (5th Ed.) and writes the weekly Westlaw Commercial Finance Newsletter. He also serves as a consultant and as an 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