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Dekhtyar v. Chernyavsky (In re Dekhtyar)

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Cosmetic Plus Group Ltd. v. Gowan (In re Dreier LLP)

Citation:
16-2827 (2d Circuit, Mar 21, 2017) (2nd Circuit, Mar 21,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Second Circuit held that a claim against a law firm for settlement proceeds received by the law firm on behalf of the client was a general unsecured claim where the law firm dissipated the...
Judge(s):
Dennis Jacobs, Robert D. Sack, and Paul A. Engelmayer (District Judge)
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Buchwald v. The Renco Group, Inc. (In re Magnesium Corp. of Am.)

Citation:
15-2691-bk; 15-2962-bk; 15-2971-bk (2nd Circuit, Mar 08,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirmance of trial court decisions allowing jury trial, various trial rulings, and denial of new-trial motion based on compromise verdict. The cross appeal by Plaintiff on the claim that the...
Judge(s):
Reena Raggi, Raymond J. Lohier, Jr., Christopher F. Droney
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Mack v. ResCap Borrower Claims Trust, case no. 16-304-bk (2nd Cir. 2017) (summary order)

Citation:
16-304-bk (2nd Circuit, Jan 31,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The 2nd Cir. (a) held that res judicata, based on FL law, barred claim against bankrupt trust for malicious prosecution by loan servicer relating to the trust where plaintiff had previously won...
Judge(s):
Circuit Judges Ralph K. Winter, Jose A. Cabranes and Gerard E. Lynch
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Mack v. ResCap Borrower Claims Trust

Citation:
16-304-bk (2nd Circuit, Jan 31,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
1. Proof of claim for malicious prosecution was barred by res judicata effect of prior slander of title action. 2, Proof of claim for debtor's failure to timely respond under RESPA was...
Judge(s):
Winter, Cabranes, Lynch
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Collins v. J&N Restaurant Assoc., Inc.

Citation:
16-1362 (2nd Circuit, Jan 19,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirmed district court affirming bankruptcy court dismissing fraudulent transfer action. Terms of defendants' own plans of reorganization precluded claim, even as administration claim.
Judge(s):
Chin, Raggi, Lohier
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Trikona Advisers Ltd. v. Chugh

Citation:
14-975-cv (2nd Circuit, Jan 18,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Cayman court ruling was entitled to preclusive effect in litigation pending in Connecticut district court, rejecting appellant's 5 arguments. 1.Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code did not preclude...
Judge(s):
Walker, Chin, and Lohier, Circuit Judges
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Marblegate Asset Management, LLC v. Education Management Finance Corp.

Citation:
2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 782 (2nd Circuit, Jan 17,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Section 316(b) of the Trust Indenture Act prohibits only non‐consensual amendments to an indenture’s core payment terms; it does not protect a creditor's practical ability to collect on...
Judge(s):
CABRANES, STRAUB, and LOHIER
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Ring v. First Niagara Bank, N.A. (In the Matter of Sterling United, Inc.)

Citation:
15-4131 (2nd Circuit, Dec 22,2016) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:

the Second Circuit affirmed the rulings of the bankruptcy and district courts, dismissing a case filed by a chapter 7 trustee seeking to avoid as a preference the lien of a...

Judge(s):
Calabresi, Raggi and Lynch
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Guthrie v. 11 East 36th, LLC (In re 11 East 36th, LLC)

Citation:
16-1233, --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2016 WL 7323983 (2nd Circuit, Dec 16,2016) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:

Affirmed District Court judgment affirming Bankruptcy Court expunging claim and District Court declining to consider constructive trust argument. Court determined that: a.) creditor lacked...

Judge(s):
DENNIS JACOBS, JOSÉ A. CABRANES, BARRINGTON D. PARKER,
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Flaxer v. Gifford (In re Lehr Construction Corp.)

Citation:
16-350 (2nd Circuit, Dec 09,2016) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:

By summary order, the Second Circuit affirmed the District Court, explaining that the acts of agents are presumed to be imputed to their principals under New York law, and rejecting the...

Judge(s):
Present: Hon. Robert A. Katzman; Hon. Ralph K. Winter; Hon. Sidney H. Stein;
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