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Free v. Winborne (In re: Free)

Citation:
18-31011 (5th Circuit, Feb 18,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
As the bankruptcy court held, Free’s retention of Turkey Creek Appraisal’s profits after James Winborne’s death was intentional, willful, and malicious. Miller v. J.B. Abrams, Inc. (In re...
Judge(s):
KING, SOUTHWICK, and ENGELHARDT, Circuit Judges.
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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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SummitBridge National v. Ollie Faison

Citation:
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT: No. 17-2441 (4th Circuit, Feb 08,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The question in this appeal is whether the Bankruptcy Code bars a creditor from asserting an unsecured claim for attorneys’ fees, if those fees are incurred after the filing of a bankruptcy...
Judge(s):
Before FLOYD and HARRIS, Circuit Judges, and Donald C. COGGINS, Jr., United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina, sitting by designation. Opinion by Circuit Judge Pamela Harris.
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Lehman XS Trust v. Greenpoint Mortage Funding, Inc.

Citation:
No. 17-1290, 2019 WL 452888 (2nd Circuit, Feb 06,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
District court properly dismissed U.S. Bank's claims as untimely. The claims were for breach of contract, indemnification, and breach of indemnification agreements.
Judge(s):
Wesley, Chin, Carney
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Davis.v. Asphalt Professionals, Inc. (In re Davis)

Citation:
BAP Nos. CC-18-1158-FKuTa & CC-18-1163-FkuTa (9th Circuit, Jan 31,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Circuit affirmed defense judgment of bankruptcy court (CD Cal.) on creditor's 11 USC 523/727 suit. Bankruptcy court correctly followed California discretionary law of issue preclusion...
Judge(s):
Faris, Kurtz, Taylor
Tag(s):

Baron v. Sherman

Citation:
No. 18-10182, 2019 WL 419380 (5th Circuit, Feb 04,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
In the 5th Circuit, bankruptcy trustees are entitled to qualified immunity for personal harms caused by actions that, while not pursuant to a court order, fall within the scope of their official...
Judge(s):
Reavley, Elrod, Willett
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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
Tag(s):

Terry Giese v. Lexington Coal Co. (In re HNRC Dissoultion Co.)

Citation:
18-5674 (6th Circuit, Jan 24,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Sixth Circuit affirmed the rulings of the Bankruptcy Court and 6th Cir. BAP, (i) finding that jurisdiction existed for removal of the case from state court to the District Court (and referral...
Judge(s):
MERRITT, GUY, and MOORE
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Connolly v. Morreale (In re Morreale)

Citation:
BAP No. CO-18-063 (10th Circuit, Jan 22,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Chapter 7 trustee, who had obtained an order in the Chapter 11 case of debtor's single-member LLC substituting himself for debtor as manager of LLC and authorizing him to manage and operate LLC's...
Judge(s):
Nugent, Michael, and Somers
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The PACA Trust Creditors v. Genecco Produce Inc.

Citation:
17-1949-cv, 17-2051-cv (2nd Circuit, Jan 09,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Defendant in PACA action, which was both a supplier to, and a buyer of, produce from the debtor, was not entitled to a complete offset of such mutual obligations existing on the bankruptcy filing...
Judge(s):
Sack, Raggi, and Chin, Circuit Judges
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