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Freif & Co. v. Shapiro, et al. (In re Western Funding Inc.)

Citation: 
-- F.3d -- (9th BAP 2016)
Ruling: 
The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP") affirmed the bankruptcy court's order approving the Chapter 11 Liquidating Trustee's ("Trustee") proposed settlement related to pre-petition transfers. The BAP determined that based on the confirmed Chapter 11 Plan and terms of the Liquidating ...
Judge(s): 
Honorable DUNN, FARIS and BARASH.
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UTC of Sparrer Sausage Co., Inc. v. Jason's Foods, Inc.

Citation: 
UTC of Sparrer Sausage Co., Inc. v. Jason's Foods, Inc., Case No. 15-2356 (7th Cir. Jun. 10, 2016)
Ruling: 
The Bankruptcy Court and District Court applied too narrow of a baseline range in determining whether preference-period payments made by a debtor were subject to the subjective ordinary course of business defense, 11 U.S.C. 547(c)(2)(A). In making this ruling, ...
Judge(s): 
Flaum, Williams, and Sykes
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Warner Angle Hallam Jackson Formanek, P.L.C v. Lock (In re LMM Sports Management, LLC., et al.)

Citation: 
BAP No. AZ-15-1195-KuJaJu (BAP 9th Cir. Jun. 1, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
The BAP for the 9th Circuit affirmed the ruling of the bankruptcy court (D. Az.), finding that the bankruptcy court did not err in denying creditor's motion to allow late filed claim, or in rejecting creditor's claim of excusable neglect, ...
Judge(s): 
Kurtz, Jaime, Jury
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Monge v. Rojas (In the Matter of Monge)

Citation: 
Monge v. Rojas (In the Matter of Monge), No. 15-50180, (5th Cir. June 14, 2016)
Ruling: 
The district court did not err by overruling unopposed objections to the bankruptcy court's proposed findings of fact and conclusion of law; the district court properly considered the merits of the objections and rejected them.
Judge(s): 
Smith, Barksdale, Costa
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Desert Pine CVillas Homeowners Assoc. v. Kabiling (In re Kabiling)

Citation: 
In re Kabiling, No. NV-15-1380-BDF (9th Cir. B.A.P. June 14, 2016). Ordered published.
Ruling: 
A creditor violates the discharge injunction by requesting an award of attorney fees against debtors in a post-foreclosure quiet-title action commenced by the creditor.
Judge(s): 
Martin R. Barash, Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, sitting by designation, and Randall L. Dunn and Robert J. Faris, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Judges.
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