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In re Ultra Petroleum Corp.
United States Fifth Circuit
Oil and Gas Law, Bankruptcy Law
Held that energy companies emerging from bankruptcy did not have to pay certain creditors a contractual make-whole amount, even though the companies...
01/17/2019 17-20793
The PACA Trust Creditors v. Genecco Produce Inc.
United States Second Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Agriculture
Affirmed a judgment in a dispute between two creditors of an agricultural produce company that filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. One of the creditors...
01/09/2019 17‐1949-cv
In re Buccaneer Resources LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a fired chief executive officer could sue the company's secured creditor in state court. Affirmed that his tortious interference claim...
01/04/2019 18-40003
Easley v. Collection Service of Nevada
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Attorney's Fees
Held that a bankruptcy debtor who sought damages for willful violation of the automatic stay was entitled to attorney fees on appeal. When an appeal...
12/20/2018 17-16506
In re City of Stockton
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
In a case involving the City of Stockton's municipal bankruptcy, dismissed an appeal filed by a person who objected to confirmation of the city's...
12/10/2018 14-17269
Wilson v. Rigby
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
Held that a Chapter 7 debtor was not allowed to amend a bankruptcy schedule to reflect a post-petition increase in the value of property that was the...
11/27/2018 17-35716
In re Marriage of Vaughn
California Court of Appeal
Bankruptcy Law, Family Law
In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, held that when the nature of a debt is such that its discharge will directly and adversely impact the finances of the...
11/27/2018 B286871
Bunn v. FDIC
United States Seventh Circuit
Contracts, Bankruptcy Law, Banking Law
Held that the receiver for a failed bank, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, did not have to honor a benefits agreement with a bank executive,...
11/08/2018 18‐1907
Daff v. Good
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
Held that the time period in which a creditor could execute on an Order for Appearance and Examination (ORAP) lien was tolled during the automatic...
10/22/2018 16-60003
Um v. Spokane Rock I, LLC
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Affirmed that Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code did not permit the co-founders of several real-estate management companies to discharge a debt arising...
09/14/2018 16-35753

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