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

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Monik Chlad v. Mitchell Chapman

Citation:
18-3056 (7th Circuit, May 02,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Seventh Circuit affirmed the Bankruptcy and District Court’s decisions. In so doing, it provided vital guidance as to how it defines “fraudulent intent” under 11 U.S.C. § 727(a)(4). It...
Judge(s):
Wood, Scudder and St. Eve
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Wendy Nora v. HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

Citation:
18-1866 & 18-1889 (7th Circuit, Apr 01,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Seventh Circuit affirmed the District Court’s decisions with sanctions.
Judge(s):
Wood, Brennan and St. Eve
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City of Chicago v. Marilyn O. Marshall (In re Steenes)

Citation:
Nos. 17-3630, 17-3663 & 17-3664 (7th Circuit, Mar 14,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court entered order maintaining property in the chapter 13 bankruptcy estate for the duration of the chapter 13 plan. Relying on § 1327(b), which provides: “[e]xcept as otherwise...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Rovner, and Hamilton
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Trinity 83 Development LLC v. Colfin Midwest Funding LLC

Citation:
18-2117 (7th Circuit, Mar 01,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Overruling In re River West Plaza--Chicago, LLC, 664 F.3d 668 (7th Cir. 2011), and part III of In re Sax, 796 F.2d 994 (7th Cir. 1986), (1) section 363(m) of the Bankruptcy Code does not make any...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Barrett, and Scudder
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BMO Harris Bank N.A. v. Carol Anderson

Citation:
No. 17-3073 (7th Circuit, Feb 26,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Relying on Illinois' single action rule, which requires parties to present all theories for litigation arising from a single transaction in a single proceeding, the Court found that creditors who...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Kanne, Brennan
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Berg v. Social Security Administration

Citation:
17-2389 (7th Circuit, Aug 17,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Seventh Circuit affirmed order of bankruptcy court concluding Social Security Administration (“SSA”) could setoff $17,385 in the debtor’s account. The agency, however, was required under §...
Judge(s):
BAUER, ROVNER, and SYKES
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McCleskey v. CWG Plastering, LLC

Citation:
No. 17-1980 (7th Circuit, Jul 31,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The district court’s ruling on Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment was reversed and remanded due to the Seventh Circuit finding that Plaintiff proffered considerable evidence that a trier...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Hamilton, and Wood
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Illinois Department of Revenue v. Hanmi Bank

Citation:
Nos. 147-1575 (N.D. Ill. Bankr. Case No. 12-49658) & 17-2004 (N.D. Ill. Bankr. Case No. 15-05384) (consolidated appeals) (7th Circuit, Jul 09,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of both Bankruptcy Courts, holding that TDOR's interest, the right to pursue Bulk Sale purchasers personally for sellers' unpaid state taxes, was...
Judge(s):
BUAER, FLAUM, and ROVNER
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v WILLIAMS

Citation:
17-2244 (7th Circuit, Jun 06,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision, finding, among other things, that the district court: (i) did not violate the 6th Amendment’s Confrontation Clause...
Judge(s):
Flaum, Sykes, and Hamilton
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