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In re Linn Energy, L.L.C.

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Banking Law
Held that an energy company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan did not entitle a class of lenders to $30 million in post-petition default interest. Affirmed...
06/14/2019 18-40443

Bascunan v. Elsaca

United States Second Circuit
International Law, Civil Procedure, Banking Law
In a civil RICO case, held that a Chilean national may sue another Chilean national in the United States, because extraterritoriality issues did not...
06/13/2019 18‐2731

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Seila Law LLC

United States Ninth Circuit
Debt Collection, Banking Law, Consumer Protection Law
Held that the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's structure is constitutionally permissible. A law firm raised the argument in contending that...
05/06/2019 17-56324

Black Sky Capital, LLC v. Cobb

Supreme Court of California
Property Law & Real Estate, Banking Law
Interpreting Code of Civil Procedure section 580d, the California Supreme Court held that a creditor holding two deeds of trust on the same property...
05/06/2019 S243294

BOKF, NA v. Estes

United States Ninth Circuit
Securities Law, Banking Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
In a dispute between a bank and bondholders, held that not every entity that engages in municipal securities dealer activities is a "municipal...
05/02/2019 18-15369

Taniguchi v. Restoration Homes LLC

California Court of Appeal
Property Law & Real Estate, Banking Law
Revived homeowner's claim that a lender required an unnecessarily large payment to cure the default on their mortgage loan. Reversed a summary...
04/30/2019 A152827

Builders NAB LLC v. FDIC

United States Seventh Circuit
Banking Law
Held that a bank may not proceed with its claim that the FDIC gave it an unfairly low rating of financial strength, causing it to have to pay too much...
04/25/2019 18-2799

Gingras v. Think Finance, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Indian Law, Banking Law, Consumer Protection Law
Held that tribal sovereign immunity did not bar borrowers from pursuing legal relief against an online lending business owned by an Indian tribe. The...
04/24/2019 16-2019-cv

Fishback Nursery, Inc. v. PNC Bank

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Banking Law, Agriculture
In a lien contest among creditors of a bankrupt commercial farm, held that a bank's lien outranked the agricultural liens of nurseries that sold the...
04/10/2019 18-10090

Demarest v. HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Property Law & Real Estate, Banking Law
Held that diversity jurisdiction existed over a homeowner's lawsuit stemming from a mortgage foreclosure. The homeowner contended that a trust was a...
04/08/2019 17-56432