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Aurelius Investments, LLC v. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Citation:
18-1671, 18-1746, 18-1787 (1st Circuit, Feb 15,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
The members of the PROMESA board ARE subject to the Appointments Clause so the structure of the Board as it presently exists is unconstitutional. The court ordered the constitutionally-offending...
Judge(s):
Torruella (author), Thompson and Kayatta
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Altair Global Credit Opp. v Employees Retirement System (In re Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico)

Citation:
18-1836; 18-1837; 18-1841; 18-1855; 18-1858; 18-1868; (1st Circuit, Jan 30,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals agreed with the holding that the 2008 Financing Statements did not perfect the Bondholders' security interest in the Pledged Property, but determined that Bondholders met the...
Judge(s):
Lynch, Stahl and Kayatta
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Brace v. Speier (In re Brace)

Citation:
No. CC-18-1172-LSTa, 2019 WL 167783 (9th Circuit, Jan 11,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court correctly found debtor in contempt for a willful stay violation because debtor knew of the automatic stay and acted intentionally to violate it.
Judge(s):
Lafferty, Spraker, Taylor
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IN RE: Green Jacobson, P.C.

Citation:
No. 18-1134, 2018 WL 6815727 (8th Circuit, Dec 28,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
8th Circuit affirmed dismissal by bankruptcy court (E.D. Mo.) of plaintiff's claim for disgorgement because no disgorgement had been ordered in the underlying class action. Thus, the bankruptcy...
Judge(s):
Loken, Benton, Shepherd
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BUNKER HOLDINGS LTD. v YANG MING LIBERIA CORP

Citation:
No. 16-35539 (9th Circuit, Oct 11,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
9th Cir. affirmed in part and reversed in part district court's (WD Wa.) summary judgment in favor of defendant vessel owner in bunker supplier's (marine fuel) suit for payment based on maritime...
Judge(s):
Smith, Watford, Rayes
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AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. v. MAWHINNEY

Citation:
16-56643 (9th Circuit, Sep 26,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
9th Cir. affirmed in part and reversed in part ruling of district court (SD Cal.). 9th Circuit agreed employer did not waive right to arbitrate by waiting to seek to compel arbitration. Private...
Judge(s):
Berzon, Smith, Castel
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RUBIN v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Citation:
No. 16-56633 (9th Circuit, Sep 24,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
9th Circuit affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded district court (CD Cal.) judgment in favor of the US (IRS) in suit for tax refund by taxpayer based on return filed by bankruptcy...
Judge(s):
Clifton, Callahan, Hoyt
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U.S. v. Valdes-Ayala

Citation:
16-1002 (1st Circuit, Aug 15,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
First Circuit affirmed convictions of defendant who exploited debtors by filing incomplete bankruptcy petitions and promising assistance in their child support payments. First Circuit also vacated...
Judge(s):
Howard, Thompson, and Barron
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Khoja v. Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Citation:
No. 16-56069 (9th Circuit, Aug 13,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part order of district court granting motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. District court erred...
Judge(s):
Tashima, Berzon, and Payne
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Adams v. Newport Crest Homeowners Assoc., Inc.

Citation:
BAP No. CC-17-1224-KuFS (9th Circuit, Aug 07,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Cir. affirmed in part and reversed in part ruling of bankruptcy court (CD Cal.) granting summary judgment to creditor on 11 USC 523 claim and claim of setoff and recoupment. Under...
Judge(s):
Kurtz, Faris, Spraker
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