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PRICE v. SPOKANE ROCK I, LLC

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WHATLEY, JR v CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY, LTD

Summarizing by Lars Fuller

IN RE: ENERGY FUTURE HOLDINGS CORP., et al,

Citation:
18-1109 (3rd Circuit, Sep 13,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Majority holds the bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion to reconsider its prior order, entered a year earlier, approving a break-up fee under a merger agreement. The order approving the...
Judge(s):
Greenaway, Jr. (author for majority), Fuentes, and Rendell (dissenting)
Tag(s):

Ress Financial Corp. v. Beaumont 1600, LLC

Citation:
BAP No. CC-17-1357-LLsTA & CC-17-1387-LLsTa (9th Circuit, Sep 07,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Cir. reversed and remanded contempt citation of bankruptcy court (CD Cal.) finding the court made inadequate findings to support ruling. Bankruptcy court failed to find that...
Judge(s):
Lafferty, Taylor, Lastreto
Tag(s):

Tanguy v. West

Citation:
17-20655 (5th Circuit, Sep 05,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Failure to address a lower court's opinion that the appeal was moot under section 363(m) constitutes a waiver of that argument unless the appellant presented evidence at the bankruptcy court, and...
Judge(s):
KING, ELROD, and HAYNES
Tag(s):

Delannoy v Woodlawn Colonial, L.P.

Citation:
BAP No. CC-17-1334-SKuL (9th Circuit, Aug 31,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Cir. affirmed ruling of bankruptcy court (CD Cal.) granting chapter 7 trustee's sale of debtor's state court appeal rights to appellee. Bankruptcy court did not abuse discretion in...
Judge(s):
Spraker, Kurtz, Lafferty
Tag(s):

Martinez v. OGA Charters, L.L.C.

Citation:
17-40920 (5th Circuit, Aug 24,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The proceeds of a liability insurance policy are estate property when claims against the policy exceed policy limits. In affirming the bankruptcy court's ruling, the Fifth Circuit explained...
Judge(s):
REAVLEY, GRAVES, and COSTA.
Tag(s):

Walters v. Cates

Citation:
BAP No. CO-17-047 (10th Circuit, Aug 24,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 10th Circuit affirmed ruling of bankruptcy court (D. Colo.) granting defendants' motion for summary judgment based on determination that transfer occurred outside of preference period....
Judge(s):
Cornish, Jacobvitz, Hall
Tag(s):

Moti Partners, LLC v. Desert Palace, Inc. (In re Caesars Entertainment Operating Co., Inc.)

Citation:
BAP No. NV-17-1386-LBTa (9th Circuit, Aug 20,2018) Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Cir. dismissed appeal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction based on 28 USC 1447(d)'s prohibition against appellate review of remand orders. Bankruptcy court's (D. Nev.) reasoning...
Judge(s):
Lafferty, Brand, and Taylor
Tag(s):

Bennett v. Jefferson County, AL

Citation:
15-11690 (11th Circuit, Aug 16,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The doctrine of equitable mootness applies to confirmed plans in chapter 9 (as well as chapter 11 and 13) bankruptcy cases. To the extent that constitutional rights may be affected in chapter 9...
Judge(s):
TJOFLAT, MARTIN, and JORDAN
Tag(s):

Sandoval v. Taylor

Citation:
17-1241 (10th Circuit, Aug 14,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
10th Cir. (D. Colo.) reversed and remanded ruling of bankruptcy court (D. Colo.) on direct appeal finding that proper calculation for lien avoidance under 11 USC 522(f) for jointly owned property...
Judge(s):
Lucero, Phillips, Moritz
Tag(s):

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
Tag(s):

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