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Miller v. Stone (In re Waterford Funding LLC)

Ruling: 
Default judgment in adversary proceeding was void due to improper service.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 30,2016, LexisNexis #0716-120

r2 Advisors LLC v. Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. (In re Red Eagle Oil Inc.)

Ruling: 
Permissive extension of time to serve alleged fraudulent transferee granted due to expiration of statute of limitations that would prevent refiling.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 31,2014, LexisNexis #0414-138

Atwater v. Light Korean Presbyterian Church (In re Mak Petroleum Inc.)

Chapter 7 Trustee commenced this adversary proceeding by filing a Complaint to recover a deposit paid by debtor in connection with a Purchase and Sale Agreement. Defendant was a church located in Ontario, Canada. Before the court was the church's motion to dismiss.
Ruling: 
Proceeding to recover transfer from Canadian transferee dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 11,2010, LexisNexis #0710-100

Smith v. Lecuona (In re IFS Fin. Corp.)

Plaintiff trustee sought recovery of an allegedly fraudulent stock transfer from debtor to defendants. Defendants were Mexican citizens and businesses. Defendants sought dismissal of the adversary proceeding based on lack of personal jurisdiction, contending that they lacked the required minimum contacts within Texas to create personal jurisdiction.
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court had personal jurisdiction over Mexican citizens in fraudulent transfer proceeding concerning stock.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on September 21,2009, LexisNexis #1209-140

Simon v. ASIMCO Techs. Inc. (In re American Camshaft Specialties Inc.)

Plaintiff bankruptcy trustee brought an adversary proceeding against defendants, bankruptcy debtors, related corporations, and directors of the debtors, alleging inter alia that the directors breached fiduciary duties and that substantive consolidation of the debtors and the corporations was warranted. The directors moved to dismiss the breach of fiduciary duty claim, and the debtors and the corporations moved to dismiss the consolidation claim.
Ruling: 
Substantive consolidation of debtors and related corporation denied where separation of the respective assets and liabilities was not impossible.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on September 01,2009, LexisNexis #0909-137