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TMT Procurement Corp v. Vantage Drilling Co. (In the Matter of TMT Procurement Corp)

Citation: 
No. 13-20622 (5th Cir. Sep. 3, 2014)
Ruling: 
Vacating and remanding three district court orders and two bankruptcy court orders, the Fifth Circuit held that both courts lacked subject matter jurisdiction to enter various orders affecting both pending litigation between two nondebtor entities and several million shares of ...
Judge(s): 
Higginbotham, Davis, and Haynes.
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Flooring Systems, Inc v. Chow (In the matter of Poston)

Citation: 
Flooring Systems, Inc. v. Michelle Chow No. 13-41050
Ruling: 
Preference period began when bank received a certified copy of a state court receivership order and turned over funds in an account to a creditor as a result of being served with the order. The preference period did not begin ...
Judge(s): 
Davis, Smith and Benavides
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USA v. Robinson, Jr. (In re Robinson, Jr.)

Citation: 
USA v. Robinson, Jr. (In re Robinson, Jr.)., 6th Cir. Court of Appeals, (No. 13-5857), August 22, 2014
Ruling: 
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s judgment that 18 U.S.C. § 3613 supersedes the automatic stay and allows the government to enforce restitution orders against property included in the bankruptcy estate. Based on the plain meaning ...
Judge(s): 
COLE, Chief Judge; GRIFFIN, Circuit Judge; PEARSON, District Judge.
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Underhill v. Huntington National Bank (In re Underhill)

Citation: 
Case No. 13-4195 (6th Cir. 2014)
Ruling: 
Cause of action belonging to debtor's wholly owned corporation is not asset of estate where cause of action did not accrue until after commencement of the debtor's bankruptcy case.
Judge(s): 
Merrit, Cook and Donald (dissenting)
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Connolly v. Deutsche Bank National Trust

Citation: 
File Name: 14a0709n.06; Docket No. 13-2522
Ruling: 
In an unpublished opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the summary judgment dismissal of the plaintiff's complaint alleging wrongful foreclosure and slander of title. The Court of Appeals determined that plaintiff's suit did not extend the redemption ...
Judge(s): 
Gibbons, McKeague and Stafford; opinion by McKeague
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