Justice v. U.S.A

Citation:
Justice v. United States of America (In re Justice), Case No. 15-10273 (11th Cir. Mar. 30, 2016).
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit held that the debtor’s tax debts were not dischargeable under section 523(a)(1)(B)(i) of the Bankruptcy Code because the debtor’s late-filed Forms 1040 did not qualify as...
Judge(s):
Tjoflat, Martin and Anderson, Circuit Judges
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Slater v. U.S. Steel Corp.

Citation:
Slater v. U.S. Steel Corp., No. 12-15548 (11th Cir. Feb. 24, 2016)
Ruling:
The ruling consists of 2 important parts: (i) a 32 page per curiam decision affirming the District Court and (ii) a 78 page concurrence by Judge Tjoflat encouraging the 11th Circuit to revisit...
Judge(s):
Tjoflat; Pryor; Scola (District Judge sitting by designation from the S.D. Fla.)
Tag(s):

Ullrich v. Welt (In re NICA Holdings, Inc.)

Citation:
Ullrich v. Welt (In re NICA Holdings, Inc.), — F.3d —, No. 14-14685 (11th Cir. Dec. 17, 2015)
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit held that the assignee under Florida’s Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors statute could not place an assignor entity into bankruptcy without specific authority. ...
Judge(s):
Carnes, Chief Judge, Martin, Circuit Judge, and Walter, District Judge (sitting by designation)
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First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc. v. River Walk Farm, L.P., et al.

Citation:
No. 14-14356 (11th Cir. Aug. 18, 2015).
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the District Court's finding that the assignee of underlying loans, promissory notes, deeds and guarantees had presented sufficient evidence to establish the damages...
Judge(s):
Carnes, Tjoflat and Wilson, Circuit Judges
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Bank of America, N.A. v. Iest (In re Iest)

Citation:
No. 14-12406; D.C. Docket No. 2:14-cv-00099-RWS; Bkcy. No. 13-bkc-23099-REB
Ruling:
In light of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett , 575 U.S. ____, 135 S. Ct. 1995 (2015), which held that 11 U.S.C. § 506(d) does not permit a bankruptcy court to strip off the underwater second lien...
Judge(s):
Wilson, Rosenbaum, and Cox
Tag(s):

Green Point Credit, LLC v. McLean (In re McLean)

Citation:
Green Point Credit, LLC v. McLean (In re McLean), Case No. 14-14002 (11th Cir. July 23, 2015).
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit concluded that Green Point Credit, LLC and Green Tree Servicing, LLC (collectively, "Green Tree") violated the discharge injunction by filing a proof of claim in the debtors'...
Judge(s):
Carnes, Chief Judge, and Pryor, J., and Black, Circuit Judges.
Tag(s):

Bank of America v. Waits (In re Waits)

Citation:
Bank of America Bank, N.A. v. Yvonne Roberts Waits (In re Yvonne Roberts Waits), No. 14-11408 (11th Cir. July 16, 2015) (per curiam).
Ruling:
Based on the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, 135 S. Ct. 1995 (2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed the district...
Judge(s):
Circuit Judges Tjoflat, Jordan and Black
Tag(s):

Valone v. Waage (In re Valone)

Citation:
14-11457; D.C. Docket No. 2:13-cv-00171-SPC, Bkcy No. 9:12-bkc-02265-FMD
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit held that the filing of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition by a Florida debtor who owns, or debtors who own, homestead property does not foreclose the availability of Florida's...
Judge(s):
Wilson, Fay, and Ripple, Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

Curtis, et al. v. Perkins (In re International Management Associates, LLC)

Citation:
Curtis v. Perkins (In re International Management Associates, LLC), No. 14-13423 (11th Cir. Mar. 19, 2015)
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the Georgia District Court’s affirmance of the Bankruptcy Court’s admission of critical business summaries and its Ponzi scheme finding. With respect to the...
Judge(s):
Carnes; Hull; and Rosenbaum
Tag(s):

SE Property Holdings, Inc. v. Seaside Engineering & Surveying, Inc. (In re Seaside Engineering & Surveying, Inc.)

Citation:
--- F.3d ---- (11th Cir. Mar. 12, 2015)
Ruling:
Affirmed. Equity holder being paid in full for interest in debtor under plan cannot block plan by insisting on being equity holder in reorganized debtor. Going concern method was appropriate...
Judge(s):
MARTIN, ANDERSON, and COTE (District Judge (S.D.N.Y) sitting by designation)
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