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Clawback is a phrase sometimes used to describe the situation where a conveyance by a debtor is set aside by the bankruptcy court
either because it is considered to be a "fraudulent conveyance" or a "voidable preference".
A "fraudulent conveyance" is a transfer of a debtor's assets to a third party, for less than a reasonably equivalent value in exchange for such transfer. (Bankruptcy Code
§548). Since you were a disinterested 3rd party employee/independent contractor, the presumption would be that your services were compensated at the market value and therefore a fraudulent conveyance did not occur.
Bankruptcy Code §547 provides for the avoidance of preferential transfers within 90 days before the bankruptcy filing date for third parties. Transfers to insiders (including a business partner) are subject to a longer avoidance reach back of one year.
Under Bankruptcy Code §547 the trustee
to set aside the debtors payment of existing debt if it is made within certain time periods of filing the petition
if that transfer/payment results in the creditor receiving more than the creditor would have in a Chapter 7
bankruptcy. This would be applicable if past-due wages or fees were paid to you
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