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Garner v. Pillar Life Settlement Fund I, L.P. (In the Matter of Life Partners, Inc.)

Citation:
16-11436 (5th Circuit, Nov 29,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
The appeal was dismissed as moot because the appellants failed to appeal the bankruptcy court's order confirming a Chapter 11 plan. The plan incorporated a Settlement Agreement that extinguished...
Judge(s):
BARKDALE, DENNIS, CLEMENT
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Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. v. Bokf, NA (In the Matter of MPM Silicones, L.L.C.)

Citation:
15-1771, 15-1682, 15-1824 (2nd Circuit, Oct 20,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
The Second Circuit affirmed the lower court's rulings concerning priority of the Second-Lien Holders over the Subordinate Notes holders; affirmed lower court's ruling finding Senior Lien Holders...
Judge(s):
Cabranes, Pooler and Parker
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Khan v. Xenon Health, LLC (In the Matter of Xenon Anesthesia of Texas, PLLC)

Citation:
No. 17-20156 (5th Circuit, Oct 16,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Khan withdrew his proof of claim and currently has no ownership interest in Xenon Texas. Accordingly, he is not a party in interest and has no standing to object to Xenon Health’s proof of claim.
Judge(s):
KING, ELROD, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judges
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Boyd v. Rescap Borrower Claims Trust (In re Residential Capital, LLC)

Citation:
16-2950-bk (2nd Circuit, Oct 04,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court had jurisdiction to disallow a claim that was based on the same claims that had been the subject of litigation outside of bankruptcy. Claims allowance is a core proceeding, and...
Judge(s):
Chin, Droney, Restani
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State of Missouri Department of Social Services v. Spencer (In re Spencer)

Citation:
16-3182, 16-3183 (8th Circuit, Aug 22,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A discharge granted to Chapter 13 debtors does not enjoin the state from post-discharge collection of non-dischargeable domestic support obligation, even if a portion of such obligation was...
Judge(s):
WOLLMAN and LOKEN, Circuit Judges, and NELSON (D. Minn,, sitting by designation)
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Secure Leverage Group, Inc. v. Bodenstein (In re Peregrine Financial Group, Inc.)

Citation:
16-3424 (7th Circuit, Aug 07,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Where forex contract accounts can be comingled, and used to pay the futures commissions merchant’s liabilities, they are not considered “customer property” deserving priority over all other...
Judge(s):
John T. Tharp
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In re AE Liquidation, Inc., et al.

Citation:
16-2203 (3rd Circuit, Aug 04,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirms entry of summary judgment in favor of debtor/company in WARN Act class action suit & adopts 5th Circuit ruling in Halkias v. Gen'l Dynamics Corp. that mass layoffs must be probable, not...
Judge(s):
Krause (author), Fisher, Greenberg
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LA County Treasurer & Tax Collector v. Mainline Equipment, Inc.

Citation:
15-60069 (9th Circuit, Jul 31,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
California personal property tax liens may be avoided in bankruptcy even if the tax collector records tax delinquency certificates ("Tax Certificates") with the appropriate County Recorder because...
Judge(s):
WARDLAW, CALLAHAN, GORDON J. QUIST (W.D. Mich., sitting by designation)
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1EE LLC v. Giddens (In re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.)

Citation:
16-2737; 16-2788 (2nd Circuit, Jul 27,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
SUMMARY ORDER -- NO PRECEDENTIAL EFFECT. Two former employees of Lehman were not entitled to separate claims against Lehman for bonus claims tied to their employment that were assumed and paid by...
Judge(s):
Dennis Jacobs, Debra Ann Livingston, Circuit Judges; George B. Daniels, District Judge
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Melikian Enterprises, LLP v. McCormick

Citation:
15-3983 (8th Circuit, Jul 11,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The bankruptcy court properly disallowed a claim filed by a secured creditor that failed to comply with Arizona state law for preserving the right to a deficiency following the foreclosure. Arizona...
Judge(s):
BENTON, SHEPHERD, STRAND (N.D. Iowa, sitting by designation)
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