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Liquidating Trust Committee of the Del Biaggio Liquidating Trust v. David Freeman (In re William James Del Biaggio, III)

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 13-17500 ((August 22, 2016)
Ruling: 
General unsecured claim against individual debtor was properly subordinated pursuant to section 510(b) of the Bankruptcy Code because claim arose from an equity investment in an affiliate of the debtor.
Judge(s): 
Kozinski, Noonan and O'Scannlain
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Velasquez v. Bank of America, N.A. (In re Velasquez)

Citation: 
NC-15-1177-TaJuKi (BAP 9th Cir. Aug. 9, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
BAP for 9th Circuit affirmed the ruling of the bankruptcy court (N.D. Cal.) overruling chapter 13 debtors objection to proof of claim. Proof of claim was prima facie evidence of claim's validity and amount, and debtor failed to present adequate ...
Judge(s): 
Taylor, Jury, Kirscher
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Velasquez v. Burchard (In re Velasquez)

Citation: 
9th Cir. BAP No. NC-15-1175-TaJuKi (August 9, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
9th Cir. BAP affirmed bankruptcy court's dismissal of Chapter 13 case under Section 1307(c)(1) due to unreasonable delay detrimental to creditors.
Judge(s): 
TAYLOR, JURY, and KIRSCHER
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Hennigan v. Smith (In the Matter of Smith)

Citation: 
Unpublished Opinion - Case No. 16-20241 (5th Cir. Aug. 17, 2016)
Ruling: 
AFFIRMED lower courts' orders and upheld the debtor's homestead exemption, even though the debtor clearly intended to sell the property and move back to Australia. "The fact that a party desires to sell the property and move does not ...
Judge(s): 
(per curiam) Jolly, Davis, Southwick
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Green v. Traditional Heritage Village Homeowners Association, Inc. (In the Matter of Green)

Citation: 
Green v. Traditional Heritage Village Homeowners Ass'n, Inc. (In the Matter of Green), Case No. 15-10872 (5th Cir. Aug. 16, 2016) (per curiam).
Ruling: 
Appellant's appeal of the district court's denial of his request for a stay while he appealed bankruptcy court's order to district court was dismissed as moot after the district court dismissed Appellant's appeal for failure to prosecute.
Judge(s): 
King, Clement, Owen
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