Zazzali v. U.S.A. (In re DBSI, Inc.)

Citation:
16-35597 (9th Circuit, Aug 31,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Section 106(a)(1) abrogates sovereign immunity, allowing bankruptcy trustees to sue the United States under state fraudulent transfer law for prepetition tax payments. Disagreeing with the Seventh...
Judge(s):
Hawkins, Gould, Paez
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Twin City Pipe Trades Service Asso., Inc. v. Wenner Quality Services, Inc.

Citation:
16-1791 (8th Circuit, Aug 29,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
In a case with the thinnest of connections to bankruptcy (the owners of the corporate defendant filed for bankruptcy relief; Sara Wenner then was dismissed from the federal ERISA litigation), the...
Judge(s):
SMITH, COLLOTON, KELLY
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Netflix, Inc. v. Relativity Media, LLC (In re Relativity Fashion, LLC)

Citation:
16-3282-bk (2nd Circuit, Aug 22,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
(1)Bankruptcy court had post-confirmation jurisdiction to adjudicate dispute over interpretation of contract assumed by debtor during bankruptcy-if Netflix had been permitted to stream films before...
Judge(s):
Reena Raggi and Raymond J. Lohler, Jr., Circuit Judges, and Joan M. Azrack, District Judge for E.D.N.Y. sitting by designation
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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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Arrow Oil & Gas, Inc. v. J. Aron & Company (In re Semcrude L.P.)

Citation:
15-3094, 15-3095, 15-3096, 15-3097, 15-3121, 15-3123, 15-3124, (3rd Circuit, Jul 19,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Oil producers failed to perfect their security interests in extracted oil under state law and/or the downstream purchasers of that oil acquired the oil free and clear of any security interests as...
Judge(s):
Ambro, Jordan and Fisher
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Cowin v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. (In the Matter of Cowin)

Citation:
15-20600, 16-20100 (consolidated) (5th Circuit, Jul 18,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
1. Trial evidence that debtor (Corwin) cause companies that he controlled to use contracts containing language contrary to Texas tax lien foreclosure law was sufficient to establish that Corwin had...
Judge(s):
WIENER, CLEMENT, HIGGINSON
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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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Home Care Providers, Inc., et al v. Hemmelgarn

Citation:
16-2054, 16-3668, 16-3669 (7th Circuit, Jun 27,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
A dissolved preliminary injunction issued by a bankruptcy court could still be reviewed by the district court on appeal where the preliminary injunction resulted in Medicare reimbursement payments...
Judge(s):
BAUER, FLAUM, KANNE
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Sarachek v. Luana Savings Bank

Citation:
16-1856, 16-1955 (8th Circuit, Jun 15,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirming the district court (N.D. Iowa), (1) deposits that were applied against "true overdrafts," as determined under Iowa law, were avoidable as preferences; whereas deposits that were applied...
Judge(s):
LOKEN, BEAM, 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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