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In re Roberson

Citation:
17-8041 (6th Circuit, May 30,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
In an opinion designated as precedential only to the parties, the Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) affirmed the Bankruptcy Court ruling that a landlord's claim for residential rent...
Judge(s):
Buchanan, Dales and Humphrey, opinion by Buchanan
Tag(s):

Thomas McBride, et al v. Sharon Riley, et al (In re Sharon Boyd Riley)

Citation:
18-30535 (5th Circuit, May 13,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
The bankruptcy court's interpretation of its own standing order regarding "no-look" compensation to Chapter 13 debtors' attorneys was reasonable. The standing order's deletion of a provision...
Judge(s):
REAVLEY, ELROD and WILLETT
Tag(s):

Michael Collins v. Tenn. Dep't of Revenue (In re Faye Foods, Inc.)

Citation:
18-5378/5386 (6th Circuit, Mar 06,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals affirmed the rulings of the District and Bankruptcy Courts that the state tax authorities' levy upon the Debtors' account was barred by the applicable statute of limitations,...
Judge(s):
Daughtrey, Gibbons and Griffin; Opinion by Gibbons
Tag(s):

Connolly v. Morreale (In re Morreale)

Citation:
BAP No. CO-18-063 (10th Circuit, Jan 22,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Chapter 7 trustee, who had obtained an order in the Chapter 11 case of debtor's single-member LLC substituting himself for debtor as manager of LLC and authorizing him to manage and operate LLC's...
Judge(s):
Nugent, Michael, and Somers
Tag(s):

IN RE; REVEL AC INC.

Citation:
Case No. 17-3607 (UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT) (3rd Circuit, Nov 30,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
IDEA Boardwalk may reduce its rent obligations by certain amounts entitled to recoupment under the Lease, (1) because they “fall within the ambit of rights preserved under Code §...
Judge(s):
AMBRO, CHAGARES, and GREENAWAY, JR., Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

IN RE: ENERGY FUTURE HOLDINGS CORP., et al,

Citation:
18-1109 (3rd Circuit, Sep 13,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Majority holds the bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion to reconsider its prior order, entered a year earlier, approving a break-up fee under a merger agreement. The order approving the...
Judge(s):
Greenaway, Jr. (author for majority), Fuentes, and Rendell (dissenting)
Tag(s):

de Jong v. JLE-04 Parker, L.L.C.

Citation:
AZ-17-1280-FSBa and AZ-17-1292-FSBa (9th Circuit, Aug 03,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The "rule of mandate," which requires that a trial court quote adhere to the appellate court's decision, does not prohibit a trial court from addressing issues that were not decided by the...
Judge(s):
FARIS, SPRAKER, and BASON (sitting by designation)
Tag(s):

Boruff v. Cook Inlet Energy LLC

Citation:
AK-17-1285-JuBL (9th Circuit, Apr 24,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The amount of compensation determined under a prepetition employment contract that is rejected is not presumptive evidence for the officer's or employee's section 506(b)(1)(A)(i) administrative...
Judge(s):
JURY*, BRAND, and LAFFERTY (*sitting by assignment)
Tag(s):

IN RE: JFK CAPITAL HOLDINGS, L.L.C

Citation:
16-31151 (5th Circuit, Jan 26,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
Concerning Chapter 7 trustee fees, the Fifth Circuit rejected the rule that Section 326 is merely a statutory cap on fees that may be awarded to chapter 7 trustees. Instead, the Court held that...
Judge(s):
Reavley, Southwick and Haynes
Tag(s):

In re World Imports, Ltd., et al.

Citation:
16-1357 (3rd Circuit, Jul 10,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Based on (I) the ordinary, dictionary meaning of the word, "received", (II) the context of section 503(b)(9) being an exemption to the general bankruptcy reclamation scheme established by section...
Judge(s):
HARDIMAN, KRAUSE, Circuit Judges, and STENGEL, District Judge from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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