Judge Buchwald

Siskin v. Geltzer (In re Siskin)

Debtor challenged a decision of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, which awarded the compensation and expenses sought by trustee and his professional agents.
Ruling: 
Trustee's fee award affirmed as representing reasonable and necessary work.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 20,2012, LexisNexis #0712-103

Argo Fund Ltd. v. Board of Directors of Telecom Arg. (In re Board of Directors of Telecom Arg.)

Appellee debtor filed an action pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 304, seeking approval and enforcement of an acuerdo preventivo extrajudicial ("APE") that had been approved by an Argentine court. Appellant creditor appealed from an order of the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, which confirmed the debtor's petition.
Ruling: 
Creditor's objections to enforcement of Argentine court's order barred by res judicata.
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Gredd v. Bear Stearns Sec. Corp. (In re Manhattan Inv. Fund Ltd.)

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(d), defendant securities broker moved for an order withdrawing an adversary proceeding from the bankruptcy court. Plaintiff chapter 11 trustee opposed the motion.
Ruling: 
Court denied broker's motion to withdraw reference and remanded case to bankruptcy court for further proceedings.
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