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Krys v. Farnum Place, LLC (In re Fairfield Sentry Ltd)

Citation: 
Docket No. 13-3000 (2d Cir. Sept. 26, 2014)
Ruling: 
VACATING and REMANDING the district court’s order affirming the bankruptcy court’s order denying an application to conduct, in a Chapter 15 ancillary bankruptcy proceeding, a section 363 review of a sale of customer claims filed in a SIPA liquidation (the ...
Judge(s): 
Newman, Walker, and Cabranes (Circuit Judges)
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In re Allen

Citation: 
No. 13-3543, Slip Op. (3rd Cir. September 26, 2014)
Ruling: 
Where a debtor avoids a fraudulent transfer and obtains a recovery order, it has sufficiently "recovered" those funds such that they are part of the debtor's estate under the Bankruptcy Code.
Judge(s): 
Fisher, Scirica, Cowen
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State of Mich. Workers' Comp. Ins. Agency v. ACE Am. Ins. Co. (In re DPH Holdings Corp.)

Citation: 
No. 13-3305-bk (Summary Order)
Ruling: 
Second Circuit did not have jurisdiction to review the district court's permissive abstention decision. Regarding mandatory abstention, there was no evidence of abuse of discretion to require abstention under Buford v. Sun Oil Co., 319 U.S. 315 (1943). ...
Judge(s): 
Livingston, Droney and Nathan (S.D.N.Y. sitting by designation).
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Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P. v. Heritage Consolidated, LLC

Citation: 
Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P. v. Heritage Consolidated, LLC., 5th Cir. Court of Appeals, No. 13-10969, September 16, 2014
Ruling: 
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the 5th Circuit District Court’s dismissal of Drillers’ constructive trust and equitable lien claims. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the district court’s grant of summary judgment on Drillers’ ...
Judge(s): 
STEWART, Chief Judge, and HIGGINBOTHAM and ELROD, Circuit Judges
Opinion Authored by JENNIFER WALKER ELROD, Circuit Judge:
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U.S.A. v. Federal Resources Corp.

Citation: 
United States v. The Coeur D'Alenes Company, Case 12-36065 (9th Cir. September 16, 2014)
Ruling: 
The district court did not abuse its discretion in failing to consider comparative fault and focusing solely on a company's limited ability to pay in assessing the fairness of a CERCLA consent decree. Although, this would create disproportionate liability ...
Judge(s): 
Circuit Judges A. Wallace Tashima and Mary H. Murguia; District Judge Cormac J. Carney, sitting by designation
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