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Jinil Steel Company, Limited v. Valuepart, Incorporated

Citation:
19-10461 (5th Circuit, Mar 20,2020) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirmed lower courts' decision to disallow a late-filed claim by a Korean-based creditor. Burden of showing excusable neglect was not met by arguments and evidence of an English-Korean language...
Judge(s):
Clement, Higginson, Engelhardt
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In re Energy Future Holdings Corp.

Citation:
19-1430 (3rd Circuit, Mar 18,2020) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Third Circuit affirmed the Bankruptcy Court's ruling confirming Debtors' plan that did not include a 524(g) trust for latent asbestos claims, holding that applying Rule 3003(c)(3) complies with...
Judge(s):
KRAUSE and MATEY (Circuit Judges) and ALEJANDRO (District Judge sitting by designation)
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Trendsetter HR L.L.C., et al v. Zurich American In

Citation:
19-10056 (5th Circuit, Feb 11,2020) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
(1) The bankruptcy court did not err by awarding the creditor both unpaid invoices and future claims. (2) The creditor's unpaid-invoices claim is recognized under applicable state law, and thus...
Judge(s):
ELROD, WILLETT, and OLDHAM
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Dewitt v. Stewart (In re Stewart)

Citation:
18-9007 (1st Circuit, Feb 03,2020) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The bankruptcy court misapplied the standard for fraudulent intent under § 523(a)(2)(A) -- best articulated by our decision in Palmacci v. Umpierrez, 121 F.3d 781 (1st Cir. 1997) -- which it was...
Judge(s):
Howard, Torruella, Seyla
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In re Millennium Lab Holdings LLC

Citation:
No. 18-3210 (Precedential) (3rd Circuit, Dec 19,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Third Circuit held the Bankruptcy Court had constitutional authority to confirm a reorganization plan containing third party releases of RICO/fraud claims by a lender against the debtor's...
Judge(s):
CHAGARES, JORDAN, and RESTREPO
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Ultra Petroleum Corporation, et al v. Ad Hoc Commi

Citation:
No. 17-20793 (5th Circuit, Nov 26,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
On direct appeal, 5th Cir. reversed and remanded bankruptcy court (SD Tx.) ruling that class of noteholders were impaired by solvent debtor's chapter 11 plan that provided creditors with full...
Judge(s):
Davis, Engelhardt, Oldham
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Umpqua Bank v. Carolyn Burke (In re Burke)

Citation:
BAP No. NC-18-1260-STaB (9th Circuit, Nov 25,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
Debtor's 2009 bankruptcy discharge did not bar creditor from bringing an unjust enrichment action after creditor erroneously submitted an escrow demand that was too low when debtor sold her home in...
Judge(s):
Spraker, Taylor, Brand
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Reach, Incorporated v. J. Smith

Citation:
19-60175 (5th Circuit, Nov 20,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Adding judicial gloss to its earlier Sneed Shipbuilding decision, the Court explained that not all appeals are statutorily moot under 363(m), particularly where there is no evidence of "mutual...
Judge(s):
King, Graves, Willett (per curiam)
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