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Merit Management Group, LP v. FTI Consulting, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-784 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issue: Whether the safe harbor of Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code prohibits avoidance of a transfer made by or to a financial institution, without regard to whether the institution has a beneficial interest in the property transferred, consistent with decisions from the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 8th, and 10th Circuits, but contrary to the decisions from the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 7th and 11th Circuits.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 14 2016Application (16A492) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 28, 2016 to December 19, 2016, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Nov 17 2016Application (16A492) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until December 19, 2016.
Dec 16 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 19, 2017)
Jan 19 2017Brief of respondent FTI Consulting, Inc. in opposition filed.
Feb 3 2017Reply of petitioner Merit Management Group, LP filed.
Feb 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 24, 2017.
Feb 22 2017Rescheduled.
Feb 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 3, 2017.
Feb 27 2017Rescheduled.
Mar 13 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 17, 2017.
Mar 13 2017Rescheduled.
Mar 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 24, 2017.
Mar 20 2017Rescheduled.
Mar 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 31, 2017.
Mar 28 2017Rescheduled.
Apr 10 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 13, 2017.
Apr 17 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.
Apr 24 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 28, 2017.
May 1 2017Petition GRANTED.
Jun 5 2017The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 13, 2017.
Jun 5 2017The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 11, 2017.
Jun 22 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party from counsel for the petitioner.
Jun 28 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 13 2017Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Jul 13 2017Brief of petitioner Merit Management Group, LP filed.
 
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