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Cooley-Linder v. Behrends (In re Behrends)

Citation:
15-1420 (10th Circuit, Nov 14,2016) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court's (D. Colo.) holding that the debtor’s obligation pursuant to a default judgment obtained by creditors in state court...
Judge(s):
Tymkovich (author), Bacharach, Moritz
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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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S.E.C. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Citation:
16-10942 (11th Circuit, Feb 22,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The Court held that a secured creditor's failure to file a proof of claim on 2 properties in a federal receivership did not result in that creditor's security interests in those properties being...
Judge(s):
Jordan and Pryor, Circuit Judges, and Proctor, District Judge (sitting by designation)
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Cottle v. AZ Corp. Commission (In re Cottle)

Citation:
BAP No. AZ-16-1078-JuFL (BAP 9th Cir. Oct. 17, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Circuit affirmed rulings of bankruptcy court (D. Az.), entering net nondischargeable judgment against debtors after setting off stay violation penalties against creditor. The BAP...
Judge(s):
Jury, Faris, Lafferty
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Tripodi, Jr. v. Welch, et al.

Citation:
Tripodi, Jr. v. Welch, et al., Case No. 14-4084 (7th Cir. January 8, 2016). Published.
Ruling:
A default judgment against a person for violating state or federal securities laws will be given preclusive effect, in contrast to certain default judgments under § 523(a)(2), and held to be...
Judge(s):
Kelly, McKay, Phillips (Kelly)
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Securities Invest. Protection Corp. v. 2427 Parent Corp. (In re Bernard L. Madoff Invest. Securities LLC)

Citation:
Nos. 14‐97‐bk(L) (August Term 2014)
Ruling:
The Securities Investor Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. § 78aaa, et seq. (“SIPA” or “the Act”), does not permit an inflation or interest adjustment to “net equity” claims for customer...
Judge(s):
STRAUB, WESLEY, and LIVINGSTON
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Bavelis v. Doukas (In re Bavelis)

Citation:
Docket No. 14-3067; File name 14a0284p.06
Ruling:
Affirming the decision of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (which affirmed the Bankruptcy Court), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals rules that the Bankruptcy Court had constitutional authority to...
Judge(s):
Batchelder, Gilman and Gibbons; opinion by Gilman
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Muth v. Muth (In re Muth)

Citation:
Muth v. Muth (In re Muth) 10 Cir. B.A.P., CO-13-055 (May 1, 2014) [Not for Publication]
Ruling:
In an unpublished opinion, the 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Affirmed the ruling by the Bankruptcy Court that dismissed the debtor's chapter 11 case and the award of attorney's fees to...
Judge(s):
THURMAN, Chief Judge, CORNISH, and MICHAEL, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Molchatsky v. U.S.

Citation:
Molchatsky v. U.S., Case No. 11-2510 (2nd Cir. April 10, 2013)
Ruling:
Claims arising from the SEC's actions or inaction in its investigation of the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme are shielded by the Discretionary Function Exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act and are...
Judge(s):
Wesley, Droney and Alison Nathan (USDC SDNY) sitting by designation.
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