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Dekhtyar v. Chernyavsky (In re Dekhtyar)

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Jones v. Dancel

Citation:
14-2160; 4th Cir. July 6, 2015
Ruling:
In a unanimous decision, a three judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit confirmed that judicial review of arbitration awards is “severely circumscribed” and...
Judge(s):
Judge Keenan wrote the opinion in which Chief Judge Traxler and Judge Gregory joined.
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Williams v. Lynch (In re Lewis, Jr.)

Citation:
Williams v. Lynch, No. 14-1881 (4th Cir. June 9, 2015) (unpublished) (per curiam)
Ruling:
In an unpublished opinion, the Fourth Circuit found no reversible error and affirmed the district court’s order affirming the bankruptcy courts order suspending an attorney from practicing in the...
Judge(s):
Keenan, Wynn and Diaz, Circuit Judges
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Jenkins v. Simpson

Citation:
Jenkins v. Simpson, Case No. 14-1385 (4th Cir. April 27, 2015) (published opinion)
Ruling:
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a meeting of creditors that was not continued by announcement at the meeting, or by a subsequent filing, of the time and place for the continued...
Judge(s):
Before Motz, Keenan and Thacker, Circuit Judges. Opinion written by Judge Motz in which Judges Keenan and Thacker joined.
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Moses v. Cashcall, Inc.

Citation:
Moses v. Cashcall, Inc., 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 4098 (4th Cir. 2015)
Ruling:
Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with instructions by per curiam opinion: "This bankruptcy appeal presents the issue of whether two claims, one for declaratory relief and one for...
Judge(s):
Before: Circuit Judges Paul v. Niemeyer and Roger L. Gregory, and Senior Circuit Judge Andre M. Davis
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Covert, et al. v. LVNV Funding, LLC, et al.

Citation:
___ F.3d ___, Case No. 14-1016 (4th Cir. Mar. 3, 2015)
Ruling:
Dismissal of class action lawsuit filed by chapter 13 debtors against debt collectors for violation of the Federal Debt Collections Practices Act for filing proofs of claim without a Maryland debt...
Judge(s):
Niemeyer, Shedd, and Keenan
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Alexandria Consulting Group, LLC v. Alexandria Surveys, LLC

Citation:
Alexandria Consulting Group, LLC v. Alexandria Surveys, LLC, Case No. 13-2393 (4th Cir. December 30, 2014) (unpublished) (per curiam).
Ruling:
Potential purchaser of assets of debtor who was not otherwise involved in case or a creditor of the debtor prior to the case closing was not a party in interest and, therefore, lacked standing to...
Judge(s):
Wilkinson, Shedd, and Thacker, Circuit Judges
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Susquehanna Bank v. USA/IRS (In re Restivo Auto Body)

Citation:
Susquehanna Bank v. USA/IRS, No. 13-2249 (4th Cir. October 31, 2014)
Ruling:
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals parsed the langue of Section 6323(h)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code to determine the priority under Maryland law of an IRS tax lien and a bank deed of trust...
Judge(s):
Before Circuit Judges NIEMEYER, WYNN, and FLOYD.
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Guttman v. Construction Program Group (In re Railworks Corp)

Citation:
Guttman v. Construction Program Group (In re Railworks Corp), No. 13-1931 (4th Cir. July 28, 2014)
Ruling:
The court held that the bankruptcy court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Construction Program Group (CPG) was proper, thus reversing the district court. First, the 4th Circuit held that...
Judge(s):
Judge Keenan and Judge Floyd, Circuit Judges, and Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr., United States District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina, sitting by designation.
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