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

Manty v. Johnson (In re Johnson)

Citation: 
In Re Johnson, 8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, No. 13-6050. (April 22, 2013)
Ruling: 
The 8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel reversed the ruling of the Bankruptcy Court permitting the Debtor’s claimed exemption in her property tax refund as a “government assistance". The 8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel concluded that the property tax refund ...
Judge(s): 
FEDERMAN, Chief Judge, SCHERMER and NAIL, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Federal Deposit Ins. Corp v. Siegel (In re Indymac Bancorp, Inc.)

Citation: 
FDIC v. Siegel (In re IndyMac Bancorp, Inc.), No. 12-56218 (9th Cir. Apr. 21, 2014)
Ruling: 
The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district and bankruptcy courts' decision determining that over $55 million in tax refunds were property of IndyMac's Bancorp, Inc.’s (the “Debtor”) estate. In so holding, the Ninth Circuit concluded that the tax refunds were ...
Judge(s): 
Fernandez, N.R. Smith, and Murguia, Circuit Judges
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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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