Opinions

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Judge James L. Garrity

Memorandum Decision on Defendants' Motion to Dismiss signed on 7/1/2016. (related document(s)1)

Memorandum Decision signed on 5/24/2016 On Motion To Vacate, In Part, April 29, 2016 Order and to Quash the May 2, 2016 Subpoena. Motion to Quash is Granted in Part and Denied in Part. The Liquidator is to settle an order consistent with this Memorandum Decision. (Related document(s)9, 35, 17)

Chief Judge Cecelia G. Morris

Memorandum decision signed on 6/30/2016 granting Graphic Packaging International's motion for an injunction (related document(s)4204).

Judge Martin Glenn

Written Opinion signed on 6/30/2016 Re: Denying Motions to Dismiss for Judgment on the Pleadings, and to Vacate Prior Court Orders (related document(s)377, 310, 226, 262, 390)

Memorandum Opinion and Order, signed on 6/3/2016, After Trial of the Contested Matter of the Rescap Liquidating Trust and the Rescap Borrower Claims Trust's Objection to Claims 3889, 4129, 4134, and 4139 Filed by Tia Smith. (related document(s)9544, 9557, 7188, 9574, 7598)

Judge Shelley C. Chapman

Memorandum Decision on Omnibus Motion of the Noteholder Defendants to Dismiss the Fourth Amended Complaint signed on 6/28/2016 (related document(s)1195)

Memorandum Decision and Order on (I) Motions for Stay Pending Appeal and (II) Expedited Requests for Certification of Orders for Direct Appeal signed on 6/15/2016

Judge Michael E. Wiles

Memorandum Decision signed on 6/24/2016 Granting Permission to Reopen Previously Entered Judgment Based on Newly Discovered Evidence (related document(s)16, 1, 19). The Complaint in this case, and the parties submissions with respect to the motion to dismiss, are deemed to be a motion, pursuant to Rule 60(b)(2), to reopen the judgment entered in the prior adversary proceeding (AP number 12-01561). The newly discovered evidence resulted in fraud allegations that are different from those that were alleged prior to entry of the judgment. The standard to reopen a judgment based upon a pleading deficiency on the grounds of newly discovered evidence has been met. The motion to dismiss on grounds of res judicata is therefore denied, and the motion for sanctions is also denied.

Corrected Bench Decision signed on 6/1/2016 regarding Reorganized Debtors' plan enforcement motion and related motions (related document(s)1932).

Judge Stuart M. Bernstein

So Ordered Written Opinion Signed On 6/7/2016. Re: Memorandum Decision And Order Granting In Part And Denying In Part Plaintiffs Motions For Partial Summary Judgment And Granting Defendants Cross-Motions For Partial Summary Judgment (related document(s)59)

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