SEC, et al v. Stanford International Bank, et a

Citation:
No. 17-10663 (5th Circuit, Jun 17,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Based on the nature of in rem jurisdiction and the limitations on the court’s and Receiver’s equitable power, the Fifth Circuit concluded that the district court lacked authority to approve the...
Judge(s):
Before JONES, CLEMENT, and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges.
Tag(s):

UMB Bank, National Association v. Berry Petroleum (In re Linn Energy)

Citation:
18=40443 (5th Circuit, Jun 14,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Secured creditor group was not entitled, under the confirmed Plan of Reorganization (which it had accepted), to post-petition default interest (even though the group was fully secured and its debt...
Judge(s):
Stewart, Southwick and Engelhardt
Tag(s):

Life Partners Creditors' Trust, et al v. James Sun

Citation:
No. 17-11477 (5th Circuit, May 31,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
AFFIRM the district court’s judgment of dismissal as to Counts 5, 8, 11, and 12. However, it REVERSED the dismissal of Counts 1–4, 6, 9, and 10 and REMAND
Judge(s):
ELROD, HIGGINSON, and ENGELHARDT, Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

Ralph Janvey v. GMAG, L.L.C.

Citation:
No. 17-11526, 2019 WL 2240565 (5th Circuit, May 24,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Fifth Circuit certified question to Texas Supreme Court: whether UFTA good faith requires a transferee on inquiry notice to conduct an investigation or show such an investigation would have been...
Judge(s):
Stewart, Dennis, Willett
Tag(s):

Harold Rosbottom, Jr. v. Gerald Schiff, et al

Citation:
18-30888 (5th Circuit, May 20,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirmed entry of final decree in individual chapter 11 case, over the objection of an incarcerated pro se debtor. Debtor appealed, claiming his due process rights had been violated because he was...
Judge(s):
Per Curiam (Haynes, Graves and Ho)
Tag(s):

Houston Bluebonnet, L.L.C. v. JPMorgan Chase Bank

Citation:
18-20462 (5th Circuit, May 16,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Fifth Circuit reversed and remanded ruling of district court (SD Tex.), which affirmed ruling of bankruptcy court determining that creditors satisfied Fifth Circuit's "informal proof of claim"...
Judge(s):
Jolly, Costa, Engelhardt
Tag(s):

SEC, et al v. Albert Kaleta

Citation:
18-20579 (5th Circuit, May 15,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
In non-bankruptcy SEC receivership case, 5th Circuit dismissed for lack of jurisdiction movants' appeal of district court's (SD Tex.) denial of their motion for leave to sue SEC receiver and motion...
Judge(s):
Stewart, Graves, Duncan
Tag(s):

Thomas McBride, et al v. Sharon Riley, et al (In re Sharon Boyd Riley)

Citation:
18-30535 (5th Circuit, May 13,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
The bankruptcy court's interpretation of its own standing order regarding "no-look" compensation to Chapter 13 debtors' attorneys was reasonable. The standing order's deletion of a provision...
Judge(s):
REAVLEY, ELROD and WILLETT
Tag(s):

Law Solutions Chicago, L.L.C. v. United States Trustee (In re Lillie Mae Banks)

Citation:
18-31145 Summary Calendar (5th Circuit, May 07,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Per Curiam-"In what should have been a simple and straightforward bankruptcy matter, the Appellant [debtor's law firm] misled and neglected the debtor for approximately two years. Considering the...
Judge(s):
Smith, Weiner and Willett
Tag(s):

Carey Ebert v. Michael Gustin

Citation:
18-10382 (5th Circuit, Apr 30,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
Chapter 11 Trustee lacked Article III standing to pursue a claim where the Debtor actually benefited from the alleged fraud/negligence and the Debtor did not suffer an injury.
Judge(s):
Barksdale, Southwick and Haynes
Tag(s):

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