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Kosttlan v. Schoenmann (In re Kostlan)

Citation: 
Kapnick v. Schoenmann (in re Kostlan), AP No. 13-1506 (9th Cir. BAP, Aug, 4, 2014) (unpublished).
Ruling: 
The order of the bankruptcy court is VACATED, and the matter is REMANDED for the bankruptcy court to make a co-liability determination as a required element under 11 USC 502 (e) (1) (B).
Judge(s): 
Dunn, Jury, and Kurtz.
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Geron v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP (In re Thelen LLP)

Citation: 
Docket No. 12‐4138‐bk (2d Cir. Aug. 6, 2014)
Ruling: 
After receiving the response of the New York Court of Appeals to two certified questions, the Second Circuit affirmed the decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, which held that, under New York ...
Judge(s): 
Lynch, Chin, and Carney
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Pinpoint IT Services, LLC v. Rivera (In re Atlas IT Export Corp.)

Citation: 
Court of Appeals No. 13-9003
Ruling: 
Dismissed for lack of jurisdiction, one judge dissenting.
Judge(s): 
Thompson (author) and Lipez, majority; Kayatta dissenting
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Bulan v. Calloway

Citation: 
U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT August Term, 2013, Docket No. 12‐1603‐bk
Ruling: 
Affirmed District Court affirming Bankruptcy Court's determination that New York State's increased homestead exemption, from $10,000 to $50,000, applied to judgment liens existing before the statute increasing exemption was enacted.
Judge(s): 
Circuit Judges: Richard C. Wesley and Christopher F. Droney, and District Court Judge Vincent L. Briccetti (SDNY) sitting by designation.
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Barclays Capital Inc. v. Giddens (In re Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.)

Citation: 
12-2322-bk
Ruling: 
Second Circuit affirmed the District Court's decision, which held that Barclays was entitled to both the Margin Assets (i.e., $4bn in collateral supporting Lehman Brother Inc.'s exchange-traded derivatives business) as well as the CBAs (i.e., $1.9bn in unencumbered securities held ...
Judge(s): 
Ralph Winter, Peter Hall and Gerald Lynch
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