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When Is A Preferential Transfer 'Required' To Be Recorded? , Evans Holbrook Jan 1918

When Is A Preferential Transfer 'Required' To Be Recorded? , Evans Holbrook

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The BANKRUPTCY ACT of 1898 (as amended in 1903 and 1910), after defining a preference, provides in ยง 60b that preferences made under certain circumstances may be recovered from the preferred creditor if the latter had "reasonable cause to believe" that a preference was to be effected "at the time of the transfer * * * or of the recording or registering of the transfer if by law recording or registering thereof is required," such time being within four months before bankruptcy. Bankrupcty courts have for years been vexed with the question: When is a transfer "required" to be recorded under this provision of ...


Combination Among Physicians To Fix Prices For Professional Services, Harry B. Hutchins Jan 1909

Combination Among Physicians To Fix Prices For Professional Services, Harry B. Hutchins

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The case of Rohlf v. Kasemeer et al., decided by the Supreme Court of Iowa, November 18, 1908, and reported in 118 N. W. Rep., p. 276, although primarily upon the construction of a local statute, involves a question of general interest. The plaintiff therein, who is a physician, together with thirteen others of the same profession, all residing and practicing in the same county, entered into an agreement, combination or understanding, the terms of which are not given, but the object of which was to fix and maintain the fees and charges to be exacted for medical and surgical ...