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U.S. Department of Agriculture v. J. Michael Hopper (In re Colusa Regional Medical Center)

Citation:
BAP No. EC-18-1266-TaBS (9th Circuit, Sep 10,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Cir. vacated and remanded decision of bankruptcy court (ED Cal.) granting chapter 7 trustee's motion to surcharge encumbered sale proceeds for payment of administrative expenses based...
Judge(s):
Taylor, Brand, Spraker
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Dana French v. Linn Energy, L.L.C., et al

Citation:
18-40369 (5th Circuit, Sep 03,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Claimant asserted claims for, among other things, "deemed dividends". The Court held that the deemed dividends gave the Claimant benefits normally reserved for equity investors, and, as a result,...
Judge(s):
Clement, Haynes and Willett
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Brown v. Quantum3 Group LLC; MOMA Funding LLC, (In re Brown)

Citation:
BAP No. SC-18-1121-SFL (9th Circuit, Sep 03,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Cir. affirmed ruling of bankruptcy court (SD Cal.) overruling debtors' claim objection. Statute of limitations was continuously tolled by applicable state law during pendency of...
Judge(s):
Spraker, Faris, Lafferty
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Highland Greens Homeowners Association of Buena Park v. Maria A. Basave De Guillen (In re Guillen)

Citation:
BAP No. CC-18-1248-LSTa and BAP No. CC-18-1242-LSTa (9th Circuit, Aug 26,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The homeowner's association lien for unpaid assessments on the debtor's condominium was limited to the amount of the HOA's recorded pre-petition state court judgment, and the remainder of its claim...
Judge(s):
LAFFERTY, SPRAKER, and TAYLOR
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Paige Martineau v. Joel Wier

Citation:
18-2294 (4th Circuit, Aug 12,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
4th Circuit remanded district court’s (D.S.C.) ruling that plaintiff’s claims were barred by lack of standing and judicial estoppel. Article III standing established by distinct injury suffered...
Judge(s):
Harris, Niemeyer, Hollander
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Trent Allen Bateman v. GemCap Lending I, LLC (In re Bateman)

Citation:
BAP Nos. HI-18-1302-TaSKu (9th Circuit, Aug 07,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Circuit affirmed bankruptcy court (D. Haw.) judgment of nondischargeability of contempt, fraud, and conversion. Evidence was clear and convincing that Debtors knew about preliminary...
Judge(s):
Taylor, Spraker, Kurtz
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CAMPBELL V. US

Citation:
2018-2014 (Federal Circuit, Aug 01,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit confirmed the dismissal of the complaint because of lack of jurisdiction and, because, as to the claims alleging coercion, the statute of limitations...
Judge(s):
Newman, Lourie and Dyk
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Nabors Offshore Corporation v. Whistler Energy II, LLC

Citation:
18-30940 (5th Circuit, Jul 26,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
When can post-rejection damages be allowed as administrative expenses? The Court clarified: Claimant can prove "necessity" through "evidence of either a direct request from the...
Judge(s):
Higginson, Owen, Southwick
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Rodney Tow v. Organo Gold Intl, Inc., et al

Citation:
. 18-20394 (5th Circuit, Jul 11,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A chapter 7 trustee was not deprived of standing to sue defendants for misappropriation of trade secrets, even though the trustee's court-approved sale agreement with a third-party buyer purported...
Judge(s):
HAYNES, GRAVES, and DUNCAN,
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SEC, et al v. Stanford International Bank, et a

Citation:
No. 17-10663 (5th Circuit, Jun 17,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Based on the nature of in rem jurisdiction and the limitations on the court’s and Receiver’s equitable power, the Fifth Circuit concluded that the district court lacked authority to approve the...
Judge(s):
Before JONES, CLEMENT, and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges.
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