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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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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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Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn

Citation:
No. 18-30268 (consolidated with 18-30269, 18-30270, 18-30271, 18-30281) (5th Circuit, Apr 18,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
In non-bankruptcy case related to BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill claimants, 5th Circuit reversed and remanded ruling of U.S. District Court (E.D. La.)., ruling that district court applied improper...
Judge(s):
Reavley, Elrod, Willett
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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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Duke Energy Florida, LLC v. FirstEnergy Corp.

Citation:
17-3024 (6th Circuit, Apr 10,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A corporate parent may be held indirectly liable under CERCLA only if the corporate veil separating parent and subsidiary may be pierced under the corporate law of the relevant state. Because...
Judge(s):
KEITH, McKEAGUE, and STRANCH, Circuit Judges.
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Gonzalez v. Owens Corning

Citation:
No. 16-2653 (3rd Circuit, Mar 19,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Frenville standard requires a court to look to the underlying state limitations law to determine when a claim arises. Where the proffered "common issue" depends upon the (different) limitations...
Judge(s):
CHAGARES, JORDAN, and HARDIMAN
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DAHLIN v LYONDELL CHEMICAL COMPANY

Citation:
16-3419 (8th Circuit, Jan 26,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
In this well-written opinion [author's opinion], the Eighth Circuit concluded that due process requires only that the debtor provide notice to "reasonably ascertainable," not "reasonably...
Judge(s):
SMITH, GRUENDER, BENTON
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Sagor v. Picard (In the Matter of Madoff)

Citation:
--- Fed.Appx. ---- 2017 WL 2376567 (2nd Circuit, Jun 01,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirmed District and Bankruptcy Court determinations that the method for determining creditors’ claims for distributions from the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC was the ...
Judge(s):
Rosemary S. Pooler, Peter W. Hall, Susan L. Carney
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U.S.A. v. Kerr-McGee Corp. (In re Tronox Inc.)

Citation:
16-343, 2017WL1403001 (2nd Circuit, Apr 20,2017) Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
a.) Claims derived through a debtor are estate property which only a trustee can assert; b.) District Court order on a contempt motion which enforced existing injunction but made no contempt...
Judge(s):
Kearse, Wesley and Droney
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New York House Authority v. G-I Holdings, Inc. (In re G-I Holdings Inc.)

Citation:
No. 15-2164 (3d Cir. July 18, 2016) (Not Precedential)
Ruling:
District Court order affirmed. Governmental entity may not repackage its monetary claim as a claim for injunctive relief in order to avoid being bound by a confirmed plan. Distinguishes In re...
Judge(s):
Smith (author), Roth, and Rendell
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