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Mendez-Nunez v. FOMB

Citation:
18-1773 (1st Circuit, Feb 20,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Claims challenging the PROMESA Board’s decisions to not certify Puerto Rico’s fiscal plan and to instead certify a fiscal plan of its own development were properly dismissed for lack of subject...
Judge(s):
Lynch, Souter (by designation), Stahl
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In re Picard

Citation:
No. 17-2992(L), 2019 WL 903978 (2nd Circuit, Feb 25,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Neither the presumption against extraterritoriality nor international comity principles bar the trustee of a domestic debtor from recovering property that the debtor transferred to a foreign entity...
Judge(s):
Jacobs, Pooler, Wesley
Tag(s):

Aurelius Investments, LLC v. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Citation:
18-1671, 18-1746, 18-1787 (1st Circuit, Feb 15,2019) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
The members of the PROMESA board ARE subject to the Appointments Clause so the structure of the Board as it presently exists is unconstitutional. The court ordered the constitutionally-offending...
Judge(s):
Torruella (author), Thompson and Kayatta
Tag(s):

Free v. Winborne (In re: Free)

Citation:
18-31011 (5th Circuit, Feb 18,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
As the bankruptcy court held, Free’s retention of Turkey Creek Appraisal’s profits after James Winborne’s death was intentional, willful, and malicious. Miller v. J.B. Abrams, Inc. (In re...
Judge(s):
KING, SOUTHWICK, and ENGELHARDT, Circuit Judges.
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