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1756 W. Lake St LLC v. American Chartered Bank and Scherston Real Estate Investments, LLC

Citation: 
1756 W. Lake Street LLC v. American Chartered Bank and Scherston Real Estate Investments, LLC, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit (May 15, 2015)
Ruling: 
Value derived from several forbearance agreements and related concessions from a creditor satisfies the reasonable equivalence test in the face of an avoidance action brought by the debtor where the equity in the property is eaten up by the value ...
Judge(s): 
Posner, Sykes, Simon
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Kaler v. Slominski (In re Keeley and Grabanski Land Partnership)

Citation: 
2015 WL 2237147
Ruling: 
The bankruptcy court erred in calculating damages and offset under Section 550. The bankruptcy court incorrectly gave defendant an offset for costs of improvements after finding that he did not increase the value of the property. Section 550(e) states that ...
Judge(s): 
Federman, Nail, and Shodeen
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Templeton v. O'Cheskey (In the Matter of American Housing Foundation)

Citation: 
In the Matter of American Housing Foundation; Fifth Circuit; No. 14-10563
Ruling: 
In a complex factual setting, where the transactions were poorly documented, the Appellant Templeton "invested" over $2million in limited partnerships that were affiliates of the Debtor. The investments were guaranteed by the debtor.The Debtor's principal diverted many of the investments ...
Judge(s): 
King, Davis and Owen
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Onyeabor v. Centennial Pointe Property Owners' Assoc. (In re Onyeabor)

Citation: 
Onyeabor v. Centennial Pointe Property Owners' Assoc. (In re Onyeabor), No. UT-14-047 (BAP 10th Cir. Apr. 15, 2015)
Ruling: 
BAP for 10th Circuit affirmed in part, and dismissed in part, debtor's appeal of bankruptcy order denying her motion to reconsider order denying motion to vacate order converting debtor's chapter 13 case to chapter 7. BAP affirmed bankruptcy court's ruling ...
Judge(s): 
Nugent, Somers, Jacobvitz
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Kaymark v. Bank Of America

Citation: 
No. 14-1816 (3d Cir. Apr. 7, 2015)
Ruling: 
Plaintiff in state and federal fair debt collection action sufficiently pled that disputed fees in the body of a foreclosure complaint against his home constituted actionable misrepresentation under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Judge(s): 
FUENTES, FISHER and KRAUSE, Circuit Judges.
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