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UMB Bank, National Association v. Berry Petroleum (In re Linn Energy)

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Ultra Petroleum Corp., et al v. Ad Hoc Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Ultra Resources Inc. (In re Ultra Petroleum Corp.)

Citation:
No. 17-20793 (5th Circuit, Jan 17,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Code impairment is not the same thing as plan impairment. Because the bankruptcy court found otherwise, it did not address whether the Code disallows the Make-Whole Amount or post-petition...
Judge(s):
DAVIS, ENGELHARDT, and OLDHAM, Circuit Judges
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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
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IN RE: HOAG URGENT CARE-TUSTIN, INC.

Citation:
BAP No. CC-18-1075-FLS (9th Circuit, Oct 11,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Circuit dismissed appeal of bankruptcy court (CD Cal.) denying debtors' motion to extend exclusivity period for filing chapter 11 plan. Bankruptcy court order was not final, appealable...
Judge(s):
Faris, Lafferty, Spraker
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):

Sino Clean Energy, Inc. v. Seiden

Citation:
No. 17-15316 (9th Circuit, Aug 27,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Former members of the board of directors of a Nevada corporation, who had been removed by the receiver for the corporation, did not have standing under Nevada law to file a bankruptcy petition on...
Judge(s):
Graber, Tallman, and Ivan L.R. Lemelle (Senior District Judge, E.D. La., sitting by designation)
Tag(s):

Zardinovsky v. Arctic Glacier Income Fund

Citation:
17-2522 (3rd Circuit, Aug 20,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court's order dismissing adversary proceeding as barred by plan releases is affirmed. A confirmed plan is res judicata as to all issues decided or which could have been decided at...
Judge(s):
Smith, Hardiman and Bibas (author)
Tag(s):

Continental Casualty Co. v. Carr, et al.

Citation:
17-1208 (3rd Circuit, Aug 14,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the Bankruptcy Court in part and vacated and remanded in part. The plaintiffs' recovery under the Asbestos Lawsuits is barred because the CNA insurance...
Judge(s):
Ambro, Circuit Judge
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Bank v. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.

Citation:
17-2700-bk (2nd Circuit, Jul 18,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Applying the "Winston" factors, See, Winston v. Mediafare Entm’t Corp., 777 F.2d 78 (2d Cir. 1985), the Court determined that the parties intended to be bound to a settlement, absent a signed...
Judge(s):
Peter W. Hall Susan L. Carney Circuit Judges John G. Koelti District Judge
Tag(s):

IN RE FAGERDALA USA

Citation:
No. 16-35430 (9th Circuit, Jun 04,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
9th Cir. reversed district court (D. Or.), which had affirmed bankruptcy court ruling granting chapter 11 debtor's motion to designate claims for bad faith and preclude the claims from being voted...
Judge(s):
Smith, Christen, Hurwitz
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Giese v. Lexington Coal Company (In re HNRC Dissolution Co.)

Citation:
16-8013 (6th Circuit, Jun 01,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
On de novo review, the BAP affirmed the Bankruptcy Court's decision to hear, and to dismiss, all seven (7) counts of the State Action. The BAP agreed that a "proceeding" under 28 U.S.C. 1334(c)...
Judge(s):
Harrison, Opperman, and Preston
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