Stand Pat, Don’t Act: Supreme Court Holds That Mere Retention of Debtor Property Does Not Violate Section 362(a)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code’s Automatic Stay Provision

Reprinted from: Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law | April 28, 2021

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that mere retention of estate property after the filing of a bankruptcy petition does not violate Section 362(a)(3). The authors of this article discuss the decision and its implications. 

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