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In re Cantico Intl Ltd.

A trustee filed a motion for monetary sanctions, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011, against a putative owner and his attorney in an involuntary chapter 11 case.
Ruling: 
Sanctions imposed against putative owner of property for filing involuntary chapter 11 case to delay foreclosure without justification.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 19,2008, LexisNexis #0508-057

Heavrin v. Schilling (In re Triple S Restaurants Inc.)

Plaintiff general counsel sued defendant chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee in state court for outrage and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The trustee removed the case to federal bankruptcy court, had the case dismissed, and had sanctions imposed under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011. The general counsel appealed the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky at Louisville's affirmation.
Ruling: 
Sanctions properly imposed against debtor's general counsel for unfounded action against chapter 7 trustee.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 17,2008, LexisNexis #0408-035

In re Evergreen Sec. Ltd.

The debtor filed a motion for sanctions pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011 seeking sanctions against respondents, two attorneys and their respective law firms. The central issues for determination were whether respondents presented and advocated a recusal motion in bad faith and, if they did, what sanctions were to be imposed against them.
Ruling: 
Attorneys and their firms sanctioned for filing and pursuing recusal motion in bad faith.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 02,2008, LexisNexis #0308-140