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Tag: Bankruptcy Law

LamarArcherCofrinvApplingDecision
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Lamar, Archer & Cofrin v. Appling (Decision June 4, 2018)

Appling can get the law firm debt discharged in bankruptcy because his oral statement was not fraudulent.

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LagosvUnitedStatesDecision
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Lagos v. United States (Decision May 29, 2018)

The Supreme Court interpreted the victims compensation law narrowly, ruling for Lagos.

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USBankvVillageatLakeridgeDecision
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US Bank National Association v. Village at Lakeridge (Decision March 5, 2018)

The appeals court correctly chose to review the bankruptcy court determination for clear error instead of de novo review. The determination was primarily fact-based.

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MeritManagementvFTIConsultingDecision
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Merit Management Group v. FTI Consulting (Decision February 27, 2018)

Merit Management cannot take advantage of the bankruptcy safe-harbor provision. That provision is meant for transfers to benefit brokers.

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