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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