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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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Sullivan v. Glenn

Citation:
Sullivan v. Glenn, No. 14-3213 (7th Cir. Apr. 2, 2015)
Ruling:
The court AFFIRMED the ruling of the district court. The court accepted that the loan broker was the Glenns' agent, as the Glenns hired the loan broker to negotiate a short-term loan on their...
Judge(s):
Posner, Manion, and Tinder.
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Metrou v. M.A. Mortenson Co. and Schuff Steel Co.

Citation:
Metrou v. M.A. Morteson Co., No. 14-8030, --- WL --- (7th Cir. Mar. 23, 2015)
Ruling:
In a matter of first impression at the appellate level and reversing the decision below, the Seventh Circuit declined to utilize judicial estoppel to cap a Chapter 7 trustee's potential recovery in...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Flaum, Williams
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BB Syndication Services, Inc. v. First American Title Ins. Co.

Citation:
BB Syndication Services Inc. v. First American Title Insurance Company, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 2015 (unpublished)
Ruling:
The Seventh Circuit held that when a lender cuts off loan funding by reason of a construction project’s overspending, the lender is, in fact, “creating” or “suffering” a mechanic’s lien...
Judge(s):
Wood, Flaum, Sykes
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