U.S.A. v. Bond

Citation:
Docket No. 12-4803-bk (2d Cir. August 13, 2014)
Ruling:
The bankruptcy court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to decide a tax refund claim because the liquidating trustee appointed pursuant to the Debtors' confirmed plan of reorganization did not...
Judge(s):
Jacobs, Sack, and Lohier
Tag(s):

Picard v. Fairfield Greenwich; Picard v. Schneiderman

Citation:
Picard v. Fairfield Greenwich; Picard v. Schneiderman, 13‐1289‐bk (L) 13‐1392‐cv (CON); 13‐1785, (2d Cir. August 8, 2014)
Ruling:
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (ʺBLMISʺ) and of the bankruptcy estate of...
Judge(s):
SACK, CHIN, and DRONEY, Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

Geron v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP (In re Thelen LLP)

Citation:
Docket No. 12‐4138‐bk (2d Cir. Aug. 6, 2014)
Ruling:
After receiving the response of the New York Court of Appeals to two certified questions, the Second Circuit affirmed the decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of...
Judge(s):
Lynch, Chin, and Carney
Tag(s):

Bulan v. Calloway

Citation:
U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT August Term, 2013, Docket No. 12‐1603‐bk
Ruling:
Affirmed District Court affirming Bankruptcy Court's determination that New York State's increased homestead exemption, from $10,000 to $50,000, applied to judgment liens existing before the...
Judge(s):
Circuit Judges: Richard C. Wesley and Christopher F. Droney, and District Court Judge Vincent L. Briccetti (SDNY) sitting by designation.
Tag(s):

Berger & Associates Attorneys v. Kran (In re Kran)

Citation:
Docket No. 13-1931 (2nd Cir. July 25, 2014)
Ruling:
Court of Appeals affirmed the lower courts' decisions that the debtor was entitled to a discharge because denial of discharge is an extreme penalty, with exceptions to be narrowly construed, and...
Judge(s):
Straub, Sack, and Lohier, Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

Crawford v. Franklin Credit Mgmt Corp.

Citation:
2nd Cir. Court of Appeals, Docket No. 13-2514, Decided July 11, 2014
Ruling:
Reversed district court on dismissing TILA and common law fraud claims, based on estoppel and lack of standing. Affirmed denial of plaintiff's motion for summary judgment and granting defendants'...
Judge(s):
Kearse, Jacobs, and Lynch
Tag(s):

Krys v. Pigott

Citation:
Krys v. Pigott, Case No. 12-3575(L) (2d Cir. Apr. 11, 2014)
Ruling:
Under New York law, claims of aiding and abetting (i) fraud and (ii) breach of fiduciary duty require "actual knowledge" of, respectively, the fraudulent scheme and the applicable breach of duty;...
Judge(s):
Kearse, Pooler, and Livingston
Tag(s):

Tze Wung Consultants, Ltd v. Bank of Baroda (In re Indu Craft, Inc)

Citation:
12-3901-cv
Ruling:
In bankruptcy matters, the 30-day time limit incorporated through Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 6(b)(1) is a non-jurisdictional claim-processing rule under which an untimely appeal can...
Judge(s):
Hall, Livingston and Droney
Tag(s):

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