Lavie v. Ran

Bankruptcy court properly denied reorganization of foreign proceeding absent evidence that debtor maintained a foreign office.
Procedural posture: 
Appellant, the temporary receiver of appellee involuntary debtor in an Israeli bankruptcy proceeding, challenged a decision of the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, which denied recognition of the Israeli bankruptcy proceeding as either a foreign main or foreign nonmain proceeding under 11 U.S.C.S. § 1517(a)(1).
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 30,2009, LexisNexis #0509-022