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JPMCC 2007-C1 Grasslawn Lodging, LLC v. Transwest Resort Prop. Inc. (In re Transwest Resort Prop. Inc.)

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Case No. 12-17176 (July 1, 2015)
Ruling: 
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the district court's decision dismissing on equitable mootness grounds an appeal from bankruptcy court's order confirming a chapter 11 plan of reorganization. The Ninth Circuit reaffirmed that equitable mootness is ...
Judge(s): 
Honorable J. Clifford Wallace, Milan D. Smith, Jr., and Michelle T. Friedland, Circuit Judges
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Lariat Co. Inc. v. Wigley (In re Wigley)

Citation: 
Lariat Companies, Inc. v. Wigley (In re Wigley), No. 14-6043 (BAP 8th Cir. June 19, 2015)
Ruling: 
The BAP for the 8th Circuit affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded to the bankruptcy court (D. Minn.-Minneapolis) after bankruptcy court sustained debtor's objection and capped creditor's lease rejection claim, Creditor appealed, arguing that bankruptcy court's capped amount ...
Judge(s): 
Federman, Nail, Shodeen
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Mbaku, et al. v. Bank of America, et al.

Citation: 
Mbaku, et al. v. Bank of America, et al., No. 14-1379 (10th Cir. 2015)
Ruling: 
Tenth Circuit affirmed Rule 12 dismissal of pro se plaintiffs' due process, equal protection, and Colorado Fair Debt Procedures Collections Act (CFDPCA) claims asserted based on bank's foreclosure on plaintiffs' condo. Tenth Circuit agreed with district court (D. Colo.) ruling ...
Judge(s): 
Briscoe, McKay, Phillips
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Cline v. Ford (In re Cline)

Citation: 
Cline v. Ford (In re Cline), BAP No. AZ-14-1503-PaJuKi (B.A.P. 9th Cir. June 30, 2015)
Ruling: 
AFFIRMING the bankruptcy court, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit held that the bankruptcy court did not err in sustaining the trustee's objection to the debtors' claimed exemptions under section 522(d) of the Bankruptcy Code. Analyzing Missouri ...
Judge(s): 
PAPPAS, JURY, and KIRSCHER
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Hart v. Bank of America Home Loans (In re Hart)

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Banruptcy Appellate Panel Case No. CC-14-1343-TaKuD (June 24, 2015)
Ruling: 
The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP") entered it Memorandum opinion without the submittal of oral argument and determined it was not appropriate for publication. The Debtor did not have standing based on the related loan documents, and to ...
Judge(s): 
TAYLOR, DUNN, and KURTZ, Bankruptcy Judges.
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