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U.S. Steel Can. Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Court granted recognition of the foreign main proceeding, the foreign representative, thesanction order, and related relief. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 31,2017, LexisNexis #0917-001

Sec. Inv'r Prot. Corp. v. Bernard L. Madoff Inv. Sec. LLC

Ruling: 
Court withdrew its opinion denying certification because it was issued in error as it lost jurisdiction to decide the certification motion. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 19,2017, LexisNexis #0817-120

Motors Liquidation Co., In re

Ruling: 
Crossclaim dismissed because trustee is no longer a party to the action and thus bankruptcycourt lacks subject matter jurisdiction over the crossclaim. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 10,2009, LexisNexis #0817-085

Culture Project, Inc., In re--Culture Project, Inc. v. Bertha Found.

Ruling: 
Sublessor does not have termination right upon default in a sublease that does not contain atermination provision. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 11,2017, LexisNexis #0817-064

Lehman Bros., In re--Giddens v. 344 Individuals

Ruling: 
Compensation claims filed by the creditor's former employees were subordinated to theclaims of general unsecured creditors by virtue of the plain language of the compensationagreements executed. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 13,2017, LexisNexis #0817-069

Mood Media Corp., In re

Ruling: 
Fourteen U.S. companies did not qualify as "debtors" in a foreign proceeding as no evidencewas shown that the companies themselves engaged in economic activity in Canada. (Bankr.S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 28,2017, LexisNexis #0817-025

Gawker Media LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Pre-litigation discovery could not be granted after plan administrator failed to show that itwould suffer hardship or injustice. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 28,2017, LexisNexis #0817-026

Scott, In re--Scott v. Am. Sec. Ins. Co.

Ruling: 
Chapter 13 debtor did not have standing to exercise trustee's avoidance powers. (Bankr.S.D.N.Y.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 13,2017, LexisNexis #0717-074

SunEdison, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Motion for examination regarding a sale agreement denied for debtors' failure to demonstratethat the discovery they sought was needed to accomplish the purposes they had identified.(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 16,2017, LexisNexis #0717-085

Motors Liquidation Co., In re

Ruling: 
Plaintiffs were not barred from bringing failureto warn claims against defendant as the failure to warn claims were properly considered product liability claims under the terms of the sale agreement. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 07,2017, LexisNexis #0717-040

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