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Grayson Consulting, Inc. v. Wachovia Securities, LLC (In re Derivium Capital LLC)

Citation: 
Grayson Consulting, Inc. v. Wachovia Securities, LLC (In re Derivium Capital LLC), No. 12-1518, --- F.3d --- (4th Cir. May 24, 2013)
Ruling: 
The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court, first holding that the $161 million in stocks that customers transferred into the Wachovia brokerage accounts before Derivium's stock loan program collapsed were not transfers of debtor property and in no way diminished ...
Judge(s): 
King, Wynn, and Diaz, Circuit Judges
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Bullard v. Hyde Park Savings Bank (In re Bullard)

Citation: 
Bullard v. Hyde Park Savings Bank (In re Bullard), No. 12-054 (B.A.P. 1st Cir. May 24, 2013)
Ruling: 
The B.A.P. affirmed the bankruptcy court's order, finding that the Debtor's "hybrid" plan was not confirmable. The plan proposed to modify several of Hyde Park Bank's (the secured creditor) rights by reducing the amount of principal secured by a ...
Judge(s): 
Haines, Tester, and Godoy
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Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison, PC v. Banks (In re McKenzie)

Citation: 
Nos. 12-5874/5875/5876
Ruling: 
Affirmed order of district court dismissing two adversary complaints filed by debtor's law firm against bankruptcy trustee and lawyers representing trustee alleging malicious prosecution and abuse of process on the basis of quasi-judicial immunity, and denying motions for leave to ...
Judge(s): 
Martin, Guy & McKeague
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Smith v. SA Challenger, Inc. (In re West Coast Real Estate & Mortgage Inc.)

Citation: 
Smith v. SA Challenger, Inc. (In re West Coast Real Estate & Mortgage Inc.), B.A.P. Nos. EC-12-1471, EC-12-1485, EC-12-1493, EC-12-1498 (9th Cir. B.A.P., May 23, 2013) (Not for Publication)
Ruling: 
In an unpublished decision, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit vacated and remanded orders of the Bankruptcy Court granting sanctions against the Chapter 11 debtor and certain related individuals for reimbursement of a secured creditor's attorneys' fees, because ...
Judge(s): 
Jury, Markell and Dunn, Bankruptcy Judges
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Hedlund v. The Educational Resources Institute Inc.

Citation: 
No. 12-35258/D.C. No. 6:11-cv-6281-AA (for publication)
Ruling: 
The Ninth Circuit held that the Bankruptcy Court's findings in support of its order granting a partial discharge of the debtor's student loans under §523(a)(8) were not clearly erroneous, reversing the District Court's order reversing the Bankruptcy Court.
Judge(s): 
PREGERSON, TASHIMA and SMITH, Circuit Judges
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