Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Quebecor World (USA) Inc. v. American United Life Insurance Company

Petition for certiorari denied on February 24, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-455 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code eliminates the statutory power to avoid payments related to a securities transaction when a financial institution acts as a mere conduit for the transferred property, as the Second, Third, Sixth, and Eighth Circuits have held, or whether the financial institution must have a beneficial interest in the transferred property, as the Eleventh Circuit has held.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 6 2013Application (13A162) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 8, 2013 to October 8, 2013, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Aug 12 2013Application (13A162) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until October 8, 2013.
Oct 8 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 12, 2013)
Nov 8 2013Waiver of right of respondents American United Life Insurance Company, et al. to respond filed.
Nov 12 2013Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees filed.
Nov 20 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 6, 2013.
Nov 21 2013Response Requested . (Due December 23, 2013)
Dec 9 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 22, 2014.
Jan 22 2014Brief of respondents American United Life Insurance Company, et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 4 2014Reply of petitioner Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Quebecor World (USA) Inc. filed.
Feb 5 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 21, 2014.
Feb 11 2014Supplemental brief of respondents American United Life Insurance Company, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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