What Is The Standard For Affirmative Defenses To Fraudulent Transfers Under Section 548?

Under certain situations, a bankruptcy trustee may try to recover transfers made by a debtor to creditors before the filing of his case.  These types of conveyances are termed “fraudulent conveyances.”  But does an innocent transferee, who had no knowledge of a debtor’s coming bankruptcy, have any way to prevent a trustee from recovering this kind of a transfer?  Under Section 548( c) of the Bankruptcy Code, a transferee can have an affirmative defense in such a situation.

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