Description Date Docket #
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
In re Energy Future Holdings Corp.
United States Third Circuit
M&A, Bankruptcy Law
Held that a company that entered into an unconsummated merger agreement was not entitled to payment of a $275 million termination fee. The proposed...
09/13/2018 18-1109
In re Tribune Media Co.
United States Third Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Labor & Employment Law
Held that the bankruptcy court correctly disallowed a claim brought by the debtor's former employee. A former television station employee argued that...
09/05/2018 17-2449
Hunsaker v. US
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Government Law, Tax Law
Held that the Internal Revenue Service could be liable for emotional-distress damages for willfully violating an automatic stay by sending collection...
08/30/2018 16-35991
In re Sino Clean Energy, Inc.
United States Ninth Circuit
Corporation & Enterprise Law, Bankruptcy Law, Corp. Governance
Held that former board members of a corporation lacked corporate authority when they filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition. The board members argued...
08/27/2018 17-15316
Arctic Glacier International, Inc. v. Arctic Glacier Income Fund
United States Third Circuit
Securities Law, Bankruptcy Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by investors of a bankrupt company who claimed they were entitled to dividend payments. The investors, who...
08/20/2018 17-2522
In re Murray
United States Second Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a Chapter 7 involuntary bankruptcy petition filed by a debtor's sole creditor. The debtor argued that the bankruptcy...
08/14/2018 17-1272-bk
Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico v. Ad Hoc Group of PREPA Bondholders
United States First Circuit
Public Utilities, Securities Law, Bankruptcy Law
Vacated an order denying a request by Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) bondholders for relief from an automatic stay. The bondholders...
08/08/2018 17-2079
In re Wrightwood Guest Ranch, LLC
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
Affirmed the denial of two law firms' challenges to a court-approved Chapter 11 bankruptcy settlement. The law firms, which represented the debtor and...
07/25/2018 16-56856
Fustolo v. The Patriot Group LLC
United States First Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
Reversed a bankruptcy ruling that allowed a creditor to amend its pleadings belatedly. The bankruptcy debtor argued that the creditor should not have...
07/16/2018 17-1984

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