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Curtis, et al. v. Perkins (In re International Management Associates, LLC)

Citation: 
Curtis v. Perkins (In re International Management Associates, LLC), No. 14-13423 (11th Cir. Mar. 19, 2015)
Ruling: 
The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the Georgia District Court’s affirmance of the Bankruptcy Court’s admission of critical business summaries and its Ponzi scheme finding. With respect to the evidentiary issues, the Court clarified that the summaries were admissible under F.R.E. 1006 ...
Judge(s): 
Carnes; Hull; and Rosenbaum
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Waldman, et al. v. Stone

Citation: 
Case No. 13-5404 (6th Cir. March 19, 2015)
Ruling: 
District Court not required to take additional evidence when reviewing bankruptcy court proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law.
Judge(s): 
Kethledge, Stranch and Gwin
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Peabody v. Jensen (In re Jensen)

Citation: 
CC-13-1606-KiKuD (March 10, 2015) Unpublshed
Ruling: 
In the unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel held that a motion for relief from judgment under Rule 9024 is a contested matter; therefore, the bankruptcy court must find facts specifically and state is conclusions of law separately. ...
Judge(s): 
KIRSCHER, KURTZ and DUNN, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Stoebner v. JPMorgan Chase Bank

Citation: 
14-1154, 2015 WL 1020736
Ruling: 
Eighth Circuit affirmed bankruptcy court's finding that liens should be avoided as fraudulent conveyances because a sufficient number of the traditional badges of fraud were present to give rise to a presumption of fraud sufficient to grant summary judgment to ...
Judge(s): 
Riley, Wollman, and Bye
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BB Syndication Services, Inc. v. First American Title Ins. Co.

Citation: 
BB Syndication Services Inc. v. First American Title Insurance Company, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 2015 (unpublished)
Ruling: 
The Seventh Circuit held that when a lender cuts off loan funding by reason of a construction project’s overspending, the lender is, in fact, “creating” or “suffering” a mechanic’s lien because there is inevitably some completed work that remains to ...
Judge(s): 
Wood, Flaum, Sykes
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