Valence Technology, Inc. v. KPMG Corporate Finance, L.L.C. (In re: Valence Technology, Inc.)

Citation:
Case No. 15-50381 (5th Cir. 05/04/16) (unpublished)
Ruling:
Per curiam: Affirmed; language in Advisors' engagement agreements specifically carved out success fees payable for certain identified parties, making general exclusion of success fee for...
Judge(s):
Prado, Owen, and Haynes, Circuit Judges
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Mwangi v. Wells Fargo Bank (In the Matter of Mwangi)

Citation:
Case No. 12-16087
Ruling:
The Ninth Circuit panel determined, as a matter of law, that Wells Fargo Bank was not liable for sanctions for intentional violation of stay for placing a "temporary administrative pledge" on four...
Judge(s):
Silverman, B.; Fletcher, W.; Bybee, J. Opinion by Judge Bybee.
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USACM Liquidating Trust v. Deloitte &Touche

Citation:
No 11-15626 (9th Cir., June 6, 2014)
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, amending its opinion dated February 18, 2014, AFFIRMED the decision of the district court, and denied debtor's petition for a rehearing.
Judge(s):
J. Clifford Wallace, Sandra S. Ikuta, and Marvin J. Garbis.
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Grede v. FCStone, LLC

Citation:
Grede v. FCStone, LLC, No. 09 C 136 (7th Cir. Mar. 19, 2014)
Ruling:
The court REVERSED the judgment of the district court. The pre-petition transfer was exempted from avoidance under Section 546(e), because it was a "settlement payment" and a transfer made "in...
Judge(s):
Manion, Rovner, and Hamilton.
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In re Sentinel Management Group, Inc. (Appeal of Frederick J. Grede)

Citation:
10‐3787, 10‐3990 & 11‐1123
Ruling:
The 7th Circuit affirmed the District Court's denial of the illegal contract claim that had been filed by the Trustee but reversed the lower court's denial of fraudulent transfer and equitable...
Judge(s):
MANION, ROVNER, and TINDER
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Bank of America, N.A. v. James A. Knight, et al.

Citation:
Bank of America, N.A. v. James A. Knight, et al., Case No. 12-2698 (7th Cir. August 8, 2013)
Ruling:
Affirmed dismissal of all claims for failure to allege plausibly that the accountants knew that Knight’s “primary intent” was to benefit the particular plaintiff Bank. Under federal and state...
Judge(s):
EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and BAUER and KANNE, Circuit Judges
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Hernandez v. Hopper (In re Hernandez)

Citation:
9th Cir. (Bankruptcy Appellate Panel) April 11, 2013 Case No. EC-12-1537-DJuMk (NOT FOR PUBLICATION).
Ruling:
AFFIRMING the bankruptcy court's order which sustained the chapter 7 trustee's objection to debtors' claim of exemptions.
Judge(s):
Dunn, Jury and Markell.
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ASARCO, L.L.C. v. Barclays Capital, Inc. (In re ASARCO, L.L.C.)

Citation:
Case No. 11-41010 (5th Cir. December 11, 2012)
Ruling:
REVERSED and REMANDED award of Section 328(a) fee enhancement to Debtor Asarco's financial advisor for further proceedings because clear error was not the appropriate standard for reviewing a...
Judge(s):
Wiener, Elrod and Southwick, Circuit Judges
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Hoskins v. Citigroup, Inc. (In re Viola)

Citation:
BAP No. NC-11-1173-DoDH
Ruling:
A) The Defendants are not transferees under §550(e) for the purposes of imposing fraudulent transfer liability under the Ninth Circuit’s dominion test because the Defendants never had legal...
Judge(s):
Bankruptcy Judges Donovan (sitting by designation), Dunn, and Hollowell (concurring opinion)
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Wachovia Bank v. VCG Special Opportunities Master Fund, Ltd.

Citation:
Wachovia Bank v. VCG Special Opportunities Master Fund, Ltd., --- F.3d ----, 2011 WL 5110122 (2d Cir. Oct. 28, 2011)
Ruling:
A hedge fund that entered into a credit default swap agreement with a bank affiliated with a capital markets servicer was not a customer of the servicer within the meaning of FINRA rules, such that...
Judge(s):
Circuit Judges Kearse, Pooler, and Lynch
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