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Dekhtyar v. Chernyavsky (In re Dekhtyar)

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Richer v. Morehead

Citation:
7th Cir. No. 14-2618 (Aug. 11, 2015)
Ruling:
The 7th Circuit affirmed the District Court (N.D. Ill.), finding that the creditor (Morehead) converted his participation interest in commercial real estate owned by a trust controlled by one of...
Judge(s):
Posner, Kanne, and Hamilton, Circuit Judges
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In re John Wilson

Citation:
In re John Wilson, Case No. 15­-1150 (7th Cir., Aug. 10, 2015)
Ruling:
Affirmed the judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; the 7th Circuit upheld the fee awarded to the chapter 7 trustee after it was challenged by a creditor.
Judge(s):
Posner, Easterbrook, and Sykes, Circuit Judges
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U.S.A. v. Williams

Citation:
13-2359 (7th Cir. August 10, 2015)
Ruling:
Affirmed. Judgment foreclosing a Federal Tax Lien and specifying how proceeds should be applied is "final and appealable" because it ends litigation and leaves nothing but execution of the...
Judge(s):
Cuday, Easterbrook, Rovner
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Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Bulk Petroleum Corp. v. Kentucky Dept. of Rev.

Citation:
Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Bulk Petroleum Corp., et al., Bank of Sun Prairie v. Kentucky Department of Revenue, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit (July 31, 2015)
Ruling:
Kentucky’s excise tax on commercial sale of motor fuel is to be paid by the receiving party, no matter who is doing the collection of the tax. Actual receipt of the fuel occurs at the moment the...
Judge(s):
Wood, Easterbrook, Hamilton
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Tetzlaff v. Educational Credit Management Corp.

Citation:
Tetzlaff v. Edud. Credit Mgmt. Corp., Case No 14-3702 (7th Cir. July 22, 2015)
Ruling:
Debtor was not entitled to an undue hardship discharge of student loan debt under 11 U.S.C. section 523(a)(8) because he did not meet either the "additional circumstances" or "good faith" prongs of...
Judge(s):
Flaum, Manion, and Hamilton, Circuit Judges
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In re Charles Edward Taylor, II

Citation:
In re Taylor, No. 14–3017, 2015 WL 4393732, --- F.3d --- (7th Cir. July 20, 2015)
Ruling:
Affirming the district court, the Seventh Circuit first held that the appeal was not moot even though the debtor had entered into a settlement agreement with one of the appellees because the other...
Judge(s):
Wood, Chief Judge; Rovner, Circuit Judge; and Springmann, District Judge (sitting by designation)
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Peterson v. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Citation:
Case No. 14-3632
Ruling:
The Seventh Circuit reversed the district court's order dismissing the bankruptcy trustee's legal malpractice complaint against Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP ("Katten"), holding that the trustee...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Bauer, and Sykes
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Corrie Opportunities Fund, LP v. Emmis Communications Corp.

Citation:
Corrie Opportunities Fund, LP v. Emmis Communications Corp., Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit (July 2, 2015)
Ruling:
This ruling set a precedent, as there have been no cases in Indiana courts that interpret the statutes discussed in this case. As long as a share is “outstanding,” it has a vote and in...
Judge(s):
Flaum, Easterbrook, Kanne
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1756 W. Lake St LLC v. American Chartered Bank and Scherston Real Estate Investments, LLC

Citation:
1756 W. Lake Street LLC v. American Chartered Bank and Scherston Real Estate Investments, LLC, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit (May 15, 2015)
Ruling:
Value derived from several forbearance agreements and related concessions from a creditor satisfies the reasonable equivalence test in the face of an avoidance action brought by the debtor where...
Judge(s):
Posner, Sykes, Simon
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