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Adeli v. Barclay (In re Berkley Delaware Court, LLC)

Citation: 
9th Cir. Case No. 14-55854 (August 23, 2016)
Ruling: 
An appeal of a hybrid compromise/sale order was moot under § 363(m) where debtor did not obtain stay pending appeal and the bankruptcy court did not clearly err in determining that the creditor was a good faith purchaser of the ...
Judge(s): 
Raymond C. Fisher, Milan D. Smith, Jr., and Jacqueline H. Nguyen, Circuit Judges
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Hatfield v. Thompson (In re Thompson)

Citation: 
Hatfield v. Thompson, (In re Thompson), Case No. WO-15-027 (B.A.P. 10th Cir. August 19, 2016). Published
Ruling: 
A debt proven under state law on grounds other than fraud can be excepted from discharge under the actual fraud provision of § 523(a)(2)(A) and to establish that a debt is excepted from discharge based on actual fraud, the creditor ...
Judge(s): 
Romero, Jacobvitz, Mosier (Jacobvitz)
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Dubois v. Atlas Acquisitions LLC (In re Dubois)

Citation: 
Dubois v. Atlas Acquisitions LLC (In re Dubois), No. 15-1945 (4th Cir. Aug. 25, 2016)
Ruling: 
The issue on appeal was whether Atlas violated the FDCPA by filing proofs of claim based on time-barred debts. The Fourth Circuit concluded that Atlas’s conduct did not violate the FDCPA and affirmed the bankruptcy court’s dismissal of Appellants’ ...
Judge(s): 
Judge Albert Diaz, Judge Henry F. Floyd, and Judge Stephanie D. Thacker.
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Vizconde v. McCandless (In re Carrera)

Citation: 
In re Carrera, No. NC-15-1383-KiTaJu (9th Cir. B.A.P. Aug. 16, 2016). Not for publication.
Ruling: 
A chapter 13 debtors’ lawyer’s involvement in two bad-faith chapter 13 filings warranted FRBP 9011 monetary sanctions on the bankruptcy court’s own motion.
Judge(s): 
Ralph B. Kirscher, Laura S. Taylor, and Meredith A. Jury, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Judges.
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Harris v. Scarcelli (In re Oak Knoll Associates, L.P.)

Citation: 
Harris v. Scarcelli et al. Case No. 15-2189, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (August 19, 2016)
Ruling: 
The First Circuit affirmed summary judgment ruling of lower courts against a real estate broker who failed to demonstrate that he was entitled by contract or in equity under the Bankruptcy Code to a broker's commission in connection with a ...
Judge(s): 
Jeffery R. Howard, Chief Judge
Juan R. Torruellla, Circuit Judge
David J. Barron, Circuit Judge
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