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Westinghouse Elec. Co. LLC v. S.C. Pub. Serv. Auth

Ruling: 
Creditor's motion to dismiss adversary proceeding for lack of subject matter jurisdictiondenied as the disputes implicated the bankruptcy court's prior orders and the transactionsapproved by the court. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 29,2019, LexisNexis #0919-098

Sandia Tobacco Mfrs., In re

Ruling: 
Transferee of an entity had standing to object to debtor's proposed sale of certain escrowaccounts as the entity's claim to the accounts placed in question the issue of whetherdebtor's claimed interest in the accounts was property of the estate subject to sale. (Bankr.D.N.M.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 26,2019, LexisNexis #0919-078

Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, In re

Ruling: 
Transfer was preferential where it was made to a creditor, on account of an antecedent debt,and enabled such creditor to receive more than it would in a hypothetical liquidation.(Bankr. S.D. Tex.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on September 23,2019, LexisNexis #0919-087

Circuit City Stores, In re

Ruling: 
Amendment to 28 U.S.C. § 1930(a)(6) was unconstitutional as applied to the debtor's case dueto its lack of uniformity with respect to pending chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. (Bankr. E.D. Va.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 01,2018, LexisNexis #0919-047

Cranberry Growers Coop. v. Layng

Ruling: 
Payments by the debtor's customers to the creditor constituted disbursements for the purposeof assessing fees to the bankruptcy trustee. (7th Cir.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 17,2019, LexisNexis #0919-048

Ebackpack, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor lacked standing to bring involuntary case against the alleged debtor as a bona fidedispute existed as to the claims. (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 12,2019, LexisNexis #0919-026

Motors Liquidation Co., In re

Ruling: 
Court held that the new company could not be liable for punitive damages based solely ondebtor's conduct under a successor liability theory. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 10,2019, LexisNexis #0919-031

Jadeco Constr. Corp., In re--Pryor v. Town of Smithtown

Ruling: 
Trustee's fraudulent conveyance claim was not subject to dismissal where trustee did not seekto overturn the contract decision but sought to recover the value of labor and materials debtorsupplied to a town. (Bankr. E.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 10,2019, LexisNexis #0919-037

New Eng. Confectionary Co., In re

Ruling: 
Motion to dismiss denied where trustee had standing to assert a mere instrumentality claimunder 11 U.S.C. § 544(a)(1). (Bankr. D. Mass.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 19,2019, LexisNexis #0919-039

Chi. Mgmt. Consulting Grp., In re--Fox v. Hathaway

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court judgment affirmed as it was justified that the debtor was insolvent, transfersto the transferee were gratuitous, and the debtor had creditors under the Bankruptcy Act. (7thCir.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 10,2019, LexisNexis #0919-040

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