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United States Second Circuit

SEC v. BRENNAN, 00-6128

An order obtained by the SEC requiring defendant, who is a debtor in bankruptcy, to repatriate the assets of an offshore asset protection trust and deposit those assets in the registry of the court violates 11 USC 362(a), the automatic stay provision of the Bankruptcy Code.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/26/2000
  • Published 10/26/2000


  • Before:  CALABRESI, CABRANES, and POOLER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Second Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Martin L. Perschetz (Alan R. Glickman and Adam J. Freedman, on the brief), Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York, NY, for Defendant-Appellant., Mark Pennington, Assistant General Counsel (David M. Becker, General Counsel;  Jacob H. Stillman, Solicitor;  Christopher Paik, Special Counsel;  and Meyer Eisenberg, Deputy General Counsel, on the brief), Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C., for Plaintiff-Appellee.
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