About "Volo"

Volo is a Latin word for speed, more rapidly. The Volo Project is dedicated to providing ABI Members with the most timely bankruptcy decisions from the U.S. Courts of Appeal. A team of editors from around the country will summarize new appellate opinions, posted here at the Volo website. The summary includes the full text of the opinion. ABI Members can also subscribe to an RSS feed to receive summaries as soon as they are posted. Opinions will be summarized within 24 hours.

Volo editor: Scott F. Gautier
Peitzman Weg LLP; Los Angeles, CA

Provided by the American Bankruptcy Institute

SW Boston Hotel Venture, LLC v. The Prudential Ins Co (Nos. 12-9008, 12-9009, 12-9011 and 12-9012)

Citation: 
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit ("First Circuit") Case Nos. 12-9008, 12-9009
Ruling: 
First Circuit affirmed ruling of Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit (the "BAP") that appeals from orders of U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts (J. Feeney)("Bankruptcy Court") were not equitably moot despite substantial consummation of confirmed plan. First ...
Judge(s): 
J. Lynch, J. Stahl, J. Howard
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Hussain v. Malik (In re Hussain)

Citation: 
BAP No. CC-13-1465-TaDKi (B.A.P. 9th Cir. Apr. 15, 2014)
Ruling: 
Affirming the bankruptcy court, the Bankruptcy Panel of the Ninth Circuit held that the bankruptcy court did not commit error in denying the debtor's discharge under section 727(a)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code. First, the panel held that the Maliks ...
Judge(s): 
TAYLOR, DUNN, and KIRSCHER
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Dauenhauer v. The Bank of New York Mellon

Citation: 
File 14a0275n.06; Docket No. 13-5810
Ruling: 
In an opinion designated as not for publication, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of the District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee dismissing a complaint against Bank of New York Mellon, MERS and other defendants ...
Judge(s): 
Suhrheinrich, Griffin and Kethledge.
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Anderson v. Architectural Glass Construction, Inc. (In re Phister)

Citation: 
Case No. 12-2465 (4th Cir. April 17, 2014)
Ruling: 
In a published decision, the Fourth Circuit reversed the decision of the District Court of South Carolina which had reversed the bankruptcy court's decision that the debtor's transfer of her interest in property seven months before filing Chapter 7 ...
Judge(s): 
Before Circuit Judges Motz, King and Shedd. Judge Motz wrote the majority opinion, in which Judge King joined. Judge Shedd wrote a dissenting opinion.
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Schwartz-Tallard v. America's Servicing Co

Citation: 
America’s Servicing Company v. Schwartz-Tallard (In re Schwartz-Tallard), Case No. 11-1429 (9th Cir. Apr. 16, 2014).
Ruling: 
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (the "Ninth Circuit") affirmed the decision of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit (the "B.A.P."), holding that a debtor is not precluded from recovering, as damages, attorneys’ fees for defending ...
Judge(s): 
J. Clifford Wallace and Ronald M. Gould, Circuit Judges and Paul C. Huck, Senior District Judge (sitting by designation).
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