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Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Quebecor World (USA) Inc. v. American United Life Insurance Co. (In re Quebecor World (USA) Inc.)

Citation: 
Docket No. 12-4270-bk (2d Cir. June 10, 2013)
Ruling: 
AFFIRMING the District Court, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that certain payments made by a debtor subsidiary to noteholders in exchange for private placement notes issued by a debtor affiliate were exempt from avoidance because those payments qualified ...
Judge(s): 
Circuit Judges Chin and Lohier; District Judge Swain (sitting by designation)
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McIntosh v. LaBarge (In re McIntosh)

Citation: 
No. 12-6070 (B.A.P. 8th Cir. June 10, 2013)
Ruling: 
8th Circuit BAP AFFIRMED the ruling of the Bankruptcy Court affirming Debtor's Second Amended Plan (and rejecting the Debtor's First Amended Plan).
Judge(s): 
Kressel, Saladino and Shodeen, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Pazdzierz v. First American Title Insurance Co. (In re Pazdzierz)

Citation: 
2013 FED App. 0162P (6th Cir.)
Ruling: 
Affirming the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that claims of fraud that are grounded in tangible property rights such as judgments or promissory notes are assignable under Michigan ...
Judge(s): 
Circuit Judges Boggs and White, Chief District Judge McCalla for the Western District of Tennessee, sitting by designation
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Hansjurgens v. Bailey (In re Bailey)

Citation: 
Hansjurgens v. Bailey (In re Bailey), Case No. 4:11-cv-00202 (11th Cir. June 11, 2013) (unpublished) (per curiam)
Ruling: 
11th Circuit affirmed District Court's dismissal of pro se debtor's appeal, where debtor did not establish "excusable neglect" sufficient to overcome his failure to file a notice of appeal in a timely manner, pursuant to F.R.B.P. 8002(c)(2).
Judge(s): 
Hull, Jordan and Anderson, Circuit Judges.
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Apps v. Morrison (In re Superior Homes & Investments, LLC)

Citation: 
11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Case Number 12-15451 (will not be published)
Ruling: 
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals AFFIRMED the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida approving a compromise that enjoined the appellant creditors from proceeding with further state court litigation against the Debtor and non-debtors. The ...
Judge(s): 
11th Circuit Court Judges Marcus, Wilson and Kravitch.
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