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Strauss v. Cole

Citation: 
Strauss v. Cole, No. 14-3302 (8th Cir. July 6, 2015)
Ruling: 
Eighth Circuit affirmed district court ((W.D. Miss. - Jefferson City) and concluded there was no basis for reversal on defendants' appeal of grant of summary judgment in favor of trustee plaintiff on trustee's suit to avoid fraudulent and preferential transfers. ...
Judge(s): 
Smith, Bowman, Colloton
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Jones v. Dancel

Citation: 
14-2160; 4th Cir. July 6, 2015
Ruling: 
In a unanimous decision, a three judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit confirmed that judicial review of arbitration awards is “severely circumscribed” and “among the narrowest known at law” and affirmed the judgment ...
Judge(s): 
Judge Keenan wrote the opinion in which Chief Judge Traxler and Judge Gregory joined.
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Peterson v. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Citation: 
Case No. 14-3632
Ruling: 
The Seventh Circuit reversed the district court's order dismissing the bankruptcy trustee's legal malpractice complaint against Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP ("Katten"), holding that the trustee properly stated a claim for relief by alleging that the firm failed to advise its ...
Judge(s): 
Easterbrook, Bauer, and Sykes
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Jones, Jr. v. Castellucci

Citation: 
Jones, Jr. v. Castellucci, , No. 14-8060 (10th Cir. July, 6, 2015)
Ruling: 
The Tenth Circuit affirmed the district court's (D. Colo.) grant of summary judgment in favor of plaintiff and the district court's denial of post-judgment motion to reconsider. The Tenth Circuit agreed that disputed term in settlement agreement did require defendant ...
Judge(s): 
Matheson, Bacharach, Moritz
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Dodev v. The Bank of NY Mellon

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Case No. AZ-15-1013-JuKiPa (July 2, 2015)
Ruling: 
In the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's ("BAP") ruling deemed not appropriate for publication, the BAP dismissed the appeal as moot. During the pending appeal, the Debtor's Chapter 11 case was dismissed, and the related civil litigation was still ...
Judge(s): 
JURY, KIRSCHER, and PAPPAS, Bankruptcy Judges.
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