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Dekhtyar v. Chernyavsky (In re Dekhtyar)

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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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1EE LLC v. Giddens (In re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.)

Citation:
16-2737; 16-2788 (2nd Circuit, Jul 27,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
SUMMARY ORDER -- NO PRECEDENTIAL EFFECT. Two former employees of Lehman were not entitled to separate claims against Lehman for bonus claims tied to their employment that were assumed and paid by...
Judge(s):
Dennis Jacobs, Debra Ann Livingston, Circuit Judges; George B. Daniels, District Judge
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Ashmore, Sr. v. CGI Group, Inc.

Citation:
16-1758-cv (2nd Circuit, Jun 21,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
Appeal of district court order dismissing individual plaintiff from case and allowing a bankruptcy trustee to substitute as plaintiff was dismissed for lack of appellate jurisdiction due to the...
Judge(s):
Katzmann, Pooler and Lynch
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BPP Illinois, LLC v. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC

Citation:
15-3706-cv (2nd Circuit, Jun 13,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
AFFIRMING the judgment of the district court dismissing claims asserted by former debtors (collectively, “BPP”) against the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, PLC (“RBS”), RBS Citizens, N.A....
Judge(s):
Jacobs, Pooler, Circuit Judges, and Crawford, District Judge (sitting by designation)
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In re JJE & MM Group LLC

Citation:
16-1408-bk (2nd Circuit, Jun 05,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The Second Circuit reversed the decisions of the District Court and Bankruptcy Court imposing sanctions on a debtor's attorney for a repeat chapter 11 filing on the eve of a foreclosure sale and in...
Judge(s):
Jon O. Newman, Jose A. Cabranes, Gerard E. Lynch
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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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In re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.

Citation:
16-1296; 16-1304; 16-1306; 16-1360; 16-1361; 16-1363; 16-1365; 16-1367 (2nd Circuit, May 04,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Claims filed by Lehman employees on account of restricted stock units, giving them a contingent right to own Lehman stock after a five-year holding period, were properly subordinated to the claims...
Judge(s):
Jacobs, Sack and Carney
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U.S.A. v. Kerr-McGee Corp. (In re Tronox Inc.)

Citation:
16-343, 2017WL1403001 (2nd Circuit, Apr 20,2017) Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
a.) Claims derived through a debtor are estate property which only a trustee can assert; b.) District Court order on a contempt motion which enforced existing injunction but made no contempt...
Judge(s):
Kearse, Wesley and Droney
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Brown Media Corp. v. K&L Gates, LLP

Citation:
15-4185-cv (2nd Circuit, Apr 14,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
The 2nd Cir Ct of App held that res judicata did not bar plaintiff claims of breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference and fraud against defendant law firm in connection with plaintiff’s...
Judge(s):
Hall, Livingston, Circuit Judges, and Garaufis, District Judge, sitting by designation
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