666. Presumed intention in the case of associate.

666.     Presumed intention in the case of associate.

An individual who has given a preference1 to a person who, at the time the preference was given, was an associate2 of his, otherwise than by reason only of being his employee, is presumed, unless the contrary is shown, to have been influenced in deciding to give it by a desire to produce, in relation to that person, the effect of putting that person in a position which, in the event of the individual's bankruptcy, would be better than the position he would have been in if the