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In re: Ames Dept. Stores, Inc., No. 07-1362

By FindLaw Staff on September 18, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an appeal from the district court's order affirming a bankruptcy court's order applying section 502(d) of the Bankruptcy Code to disallow a request for payment of administrative expenses until debtor's predecessor in interest returned a preferential transfer, the order is vacated where section 502(d) does not bar allowance of administrative expenses within the scope of section 503(b).

Read In re: Ames Dept. Stores, Inc., No. 07-1362

Appellate Information

Argued: August 29, 2008

Decided: September 18, 2009


Per Curiam


For Appellant:

Robert J. Butler, Wiley Rein LLP, McLean, VA

Rebecca L. Saitta, Wiley Rein LLP, McLean, VA

For Appellee:

Martin J. Bienenstock, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York, NY

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