Thank you!

The ABI hopes that you have enjoyed using Volo and that it is beneficial to your practice. Beginning on April 23rd, 2014 the full Volo summaries, opinions and notifications will be available only for ABI members. If you are an ABI member you will simply need to log in to the Volo site with your ABI username and password in order to access Volo's full range of services. If you are not an member, you will still be able to search the site, but you will no longer receive full text of the summaries, opinions or valuable notifications. Becoming an ABI member is simple and inexpensive. Sign up for a free 30-day test drive membership, which will give you access to all of ABI's online research products, including ABI's invaluable search tool search.abi.org, the ABI Journal and MORE!! You can sign up for a trial membership here.

Topic: Venue/Jurisdiction

Flying Pigs, Inc v. RRAJ Franchising, LLC

Citation: 
Flying Pigs, LLC v. RRAJ Franchising, LLC., 4th Cir. No.: 13-2135 (July 01, 2014), 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 12404
Ruling: 
Vacated and remanded, via published opinion on July 01, 2014, to the Superior Court of Lenior County, North Carolina.
Judge(s): 
Judge Robert B. King, Judge Roger L. Gregory, and Judge Stephanie D. Thacker. Opinion by Judge King, in which Judge Gregory and Judge Thacker joined.
Read on...

Bullard v. Hyde Park Savings Bank (In re Bullard)

Citation: 
U.S.C.A., 1st Cir., No. 13-9009
Ruling: 
An intermediate appellate court's affirmance of a bankruptcy court's denial of confirmation of a reorganization plan is not a final order appealable under § 158(d)(1) so long as the debtor remains free to propose an amended plan.
Judge(s): 
Thompson, Stahl and Kayatta
Read on...

Cai v. Shenzhen Smart-In Industry Co., LTD

Citation: 
9th Cir. BAP, No. 12-56656
Ruling: 
The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) affirmed the bankruptcy court’s determination that the creditors’ claims are excepted from discharge under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2)(A). The BAP further determined that the bankruptcy court had the authority to enter a “dollar amount” ...
Judge(s): 
The Honorable Randall L. Dunn, the Honorable Ralph B. Kirscher, and the Honorable Jim D. Pappas
Read on...

C.P. Hall Co. v. Columbia Casualty Co.

Citation: 
C.P. Hall Co. v. Columbia Cas. Co., No. 13-1306, 2014 WL 1628119 (7th Cir. Apr. 24, 2014).
Ruling: 
The Court held that an excess liability insurer lacked standing to object to a settlement between a debtor and one of its primary insurance coverage providers. The Court followed its precedent to find that a party in interest authorized ...
Judge(s): 
Posner, Flaum, Rovner
Read on...

Goldstein v. Diamond (In re Diamond)

Citation: 
Goldstein v. Diamond (In re Diamond), Case No. 14-6001 (B.A.P. 8th Cir. Apr. 22, 2014)
Ruling: 
A plaintiff filing a complaint objecting to discharge under 11 U.S.C. Sec. 523(a)(3)(B) is not required to move to reopen the underlying bankruptcy case. A bankruptcy court's jurisdiction arises from 28 U.S.C. Sec. 1334 and does not terminate simply ...
Judge(s): 
Federman, Kressel, and Saladino
Read on...

Tze Wung Consultants, Ltd v. Bank of Baroda (In re Indu Craft, Inc)

Citation: 
12-3901-cv
Ruling: 
In bankruptcy matters, the 30-day time limit incorporated through Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 6(b)(1) is a non-jurisdictional claim-processing rule under which an untimely appeal can proceed to the merits of the other party does not object. Precedent of ...
Judge(s): 
Hall, Livingston and Droney
Read on...

Heatherwood Holdings, LLC v. HGC, Inc. (In re Heatherwood Holdings, LLC)

Citation: 
No. 12-16020 (11th Cir. Mar. 27, 2014)
Ruling: 
First, the defendant-mortgagee was a "person aggrieved" and therefore possessed Article III standing to appeal district court's affirmance of bankruptcy court's ruling that the mortgagee's property was restricted to use as a gof course. Second, the bankruptcy court correctly held ...
Judge(s): 
Chief Judge Carnes, Circuit Judge Tjoflat and U.S. District Judge Marra (Southern District of Florida)
Read on...

In re Bishop

Citation: 
In re Bishop, No. 13-3805 (3d Cir. Mar. 21, 2014) (unpublished) (per curiam)
Ruling: 
State court judgment may not be appealed to bankruptcy court because bankruptcy court lacks jurisdiction to review the merits of a state court proceeding.
Judge(s): 
Fuentes, Greenberg, and Van Antwerpen
Read on...

BP RE, L.P. v. RML Waxachie Dodge, L.L.C.

Citation: 
No. 12-51270, Consolidated with No. 12-51279
Ruling: 
In the en banc poll, 6 judges voted in favor of rehearing (Chief Judge Stewart and Judges Jolly, Davis, Dennis, Graves, and Higginson, and 8 judges voted against rehearing (Judges Jones, Smith, Clement, Prado, Owen, Elrod, Southwick, and Haynes).
Judge(s): 
Before SMITH, GARZA, and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges.
Read on...

Hope 7 Monroe Street LP v. Riaso, LLC (In the Matter of Hope 7 Monroe Street LP)

Citation: 
Hope 7 Monroe Street LP, U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Cir., No. 12-7054 [February 28, 2014]
Ruling: 
The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, held that the district court did not err in affirming the bankruptcy courts rulings. The district court's decision affirmed the ruling by the bankruptcy court to deny, appellants, Hope 7's motion ...
Judge(s): 
Ginsburg, Henderson and Brown
Read on...
Syndicate content