|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-492||4th Cir.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||OT 2017|
Issue: Whether bankruptcy courts should apply a federal rule of decision (as five circuits have held) or a state law rule of decision (as two circuits have held, expressly acknowledging a split of authority) when deciding to recharacterize a debt claim in bankruptcy as a capital contribution.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 11 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 14, 2016)|
|Oct 19 2016||Waiver of right of respondent Eric M. Levin, et al. to respond filed.|
|Nov 02 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.|
|Nov 07 2016||Response Requested. (Due December 7, 2016)|
|Dec 02 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 14, 2016.|
|Dec 14 2016||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 14, 2017.|
|Feb 16 2017||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 28, 2017.|
|Feb 28 2017||Brief of respondents Eric M. Levin, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 14 2017||Reply of petitioner PEM Entities LLC filed.|
|Mar 15 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 31, 2017.|
|Mar 27 2017||Rescheduled.|
|Jun 06 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.|
|Jun 26 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2017.|
|Jun 27 2017||Petition GRANTED.|
|Jul 21 2017||Motion to confirm party status of Province Grande Olde Liberty, LLC filed by petitioners and counsel for Province Grande Olde Liberty, LLC.|
|Jul 24 2017||Responses or objections to the motion to confirm party status shall be filed with this Court and served upon counsel on or before August 4, 2017.|
|Jul 27 2017||The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including September 11, 2017.|
|Aug 10 2017||The petition for a writ of certiorari is DISMISSED as improvidently granted.|
|Aug 10 2017||Joint motion to confirm party status of PEM Entities LLC and Province Grande Olde Liberty, LLC is DISMISSED as moot.|
|Oct 25 2017||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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