Legislation


Venue Reform & Effects for Farmers

Posted on: March 16th, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

From February 25-27 Joe Peiffer and Mark Kuhn (one of the farmers affected by the VeraSun bankruptcy in Delaware) were in Washington DC  for the Commercial Law League of America‘s Hill Day to talk with lawmakers about bankruptcy venue reform. While they were there they spoke with Doug Cooper on The Big Show about their […]

Joseph Peiffer on the Big Show Talking Venue Reform (Part 2)

Posted on: January 22nd, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Joseph Peiffer joined Doug Cooper on the Big Show again last week to talk about the new Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2018 that was recently introduced in Congress. Here’s part 2 of their conversation from January 18, 2018. Doug Cooper: Yesterday I visited with Joe Peiffer, a bankruptcy lawyer with Ag & Business Legal […]

Joseph Peiffer on the Big Show Talking Venue Reform (Part 1)

Posted on: January 22nd, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Joseph Peiffer joined Doug Cooper on the Big Show again last week to talk about the new Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2018 that was recently introduced in Congress. Here’s part 1 of their conversation from January 17, 2018. Doug Cooper: Joe Peiffer with Ag & Business Legal Strategies in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is a […]

Doug Cooper and Joe Peiffer on Venue Reform

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Doug Cooper recently visited with Joe on the Big Show regarding Bankruptcy Venue Reform. Part 1 (Aired December 18, 2017): Doug Cooper: I’m going to visit today with Joe Peiffer, he’s a lawyer with Ag & Business Legal Strategies, and he says this week he is hoping to get a bill on the floor of […]

Thirty Years of Asking

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently wrote an article for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal entitled Thirty Years of Asking, “Are We There Yet?”: Congress Rights a Taxing Wrong in Chapter 12. Click the thumbnail below to read the entire article:

Joe Peiffer on the Big Show

Posted on: November 7th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently chatted with Doug Cooper, one of the hosts of the Big Show on WMT and other midwest radio stations, about the changes in Chapter 12 bankruptcy laws and the current farm economy. Here are the first two segments of that interview (We will update this post when more segments have aired). If […]

Flaw in Tax Provision of Chapter 12 Fixed

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 by Joe Peiffer

President Trump delivered significant relief to beleaguered family farmers who need to sell farm assets to “right-size” their farm and incur taxes when he signed the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 on October 26, 2017. Tucked in the last six pages of the twenty-six-page bill is the Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification […]