Proposed bill would allow principal write-downs in bankruptcy courts

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Proposed bill would allow principal write-downs in bankruptcy. – An Oregon congressman is backing a bill that, if passed, would allow bankruptcy judges to force principal modifications on primary home mortgages during bankruptcy.

H.R. 1106 Amendments: (Revised) Amendments to H.R. 1106 – – However, the bill was pulled from the House floor before amendments were debated and final consideration was postponed until this week. According to press accounts, the bill was pulled because of bi-partisan concerns regarding a provision in the bill would allow bankruptcy judges to reduce the principal amount contractually owed by the borrower.

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Lawmakers Hail Mortgage Deal With Citigroup – Law360 – Democratic lawmakers say they have reached an agreement with financial giant Citigroup Inc. over proposed legislation to change the Bankruptcy Code to allow courts to alter the terms of mortgages.

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Why a Mortgage Cramdown Bill Is Still the Best Bet to Save. – Why a Mortgage Cramdown Bill Is Still the Best Bet to Save the Economy If all underwater mortgages were written down to market value and refinanced, it would add $71 billion a year to the economy.

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PDF New Venue Legislation Seeks to Prevent "Forum-Shopping" in. – The current venue rules also allow for the transfer of a bankruptcy case following its commencement if the venue is found to be improper or for other reasons even if the venue is proper. 28 U.S.C. section 1412 ("section 1412"), provides that "[a] district court may transfer a case or proceeding under title 11 to a district court for another district.

How the Bankruptcy Bill will ease insolvency cases in India – (The proposed Bill also deals with the bankruptcy of individuals. of the insolvent debtor. Courts have done little to help this process as they have historically adopted a pro-rehabilitation stance.