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Vizconde v. McCandless (In re Carrera)

Citation: 
In re Carrera, No. NC-15-1383-KiTaJu (9th Cir. B.A.P. Aug. 16, 2016). Not for publication.
Ruling: 
A chapter 13 debtors’ lawyer’s involvement in two bad-faith chapter 13 filings warranted FRBP 9011 monetary sanctions on the bankruptcy court’s own motion.
Judge(s): 
Ralph B. Kirscher, Laura S. Taylor, and Meredith A. Jury, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Judges.
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Harris v. Scarcelli (In re Oak Knoll Associates, L.P.)

Citation: 
Harris v. Scarcelli et al. Case No. 15-2189, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (August 19, 2016)
Ruling: 
The First Circuit affirmed summary judgment ruling of lower courts against a real estate broker who failed to demonstrate that he was entitled by contract or in equity under the Bankruptcy Code to a broker's commission in connection with a ...
Judge(s): 
Jeffery R. Howard, Chief Judge
Juan R. Torruellla, Circuit Judge
David J. Barron, Circuit Judge
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Liquidating Trust Committee of the Del Biaggio Liquidating Trust v. David Freeman (In re William James Del Biaggio, III)

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 13-17500 ((August 22, 2016)
Ruling: 
General unsecured claim against individual debtor was properly subordinated pursuant to section 510(b) of the Bankruptcy Code because claim arose from an equity investment in an affiliate of the debtor.
Judge(s): 
Kozinski, Noonan and O'Scannlain
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Velasquez v. Bank of America, N.A. (In re Velasquez)

Citation: 
NC-15-1177-TaJuKi (BAP 9th Cir. Aug. 9, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
BAP for 9th Circuit affirmed the ruling of the bankruptcy court (N.D. Cal.) overruling chapter 13 debtors objection to proof of claim. Proof of claim was prima facie evidence of claim's validity and amount, and debtor failed to present adequate ...
Judge(s): 
Taylor, Jury, Kirscher
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Velasquez v. Burchard (In re Velasquez)

Citation: 
9th Cir. BAP No. NC-15-1175-TaJuKi (August 9, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
9th Cir. BAP affirmed bankruptcy court's dismissal of Chapter 13 case under Section 1307(c)(1) due to unreasonable delay detrimental to creditors.
Judge(s): 
TAYLOR, JURY, and KIRSCHER
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