In a significant victory for our client and client lenders, the Tenth Circuit agreed that when a chapter trustee avoids a lien, the remedy of avoidance is usually enough, and a money judgment towards the creditor is neither required nor appropriate. In a unanimous, published determination, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that the government must increase at sentencing all predicate offenses that function a basis for a career-offender enhancement underneath the Sentencing Guidelines. If the federal government fails to take action, it could not depend on a substitute predicate in a collateral proceeding or at resentencing. The choice extends United States v. Hodge, 902 F.3d 420 (4th Cir. 2018), which had reached the identical end result for statutory obligatory minimums under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Please be aware that contacting us through e-mail does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and the firm.

Federal Circuit Update March

Thomas G. Hungar served as Deputy Solicitor General from 2003 to 2008, and as Assistant to the Solicitor General from 1992 to 1994. Between his authorities service and personal follow, Mr. Hungar has argued 26 circumstances earlier than the U.S. Between his government service and private practice, Mr. Estrada has argued 24 instances before the U.S. Between his authorities service and private apply, Mr. Olson has argued sixty five cases earlier than the us Daimler AG v. Bauman, which recognized necessary due course of limits on courts’ train of private jurisdiction over out-of-state defendants. Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, which reformed the legislation of patent eligibility.

Our Practices

Robinson Bradshaw’s appellate staff usually serves as new or further counsel on enchantment. We help events who have suffered an adverse result in an earlier courtroom, as well as appellees who seek us out for our expertise and expertise. We also craft amicus briefs for purchasers with an interest in pending appeals, together with appeals to the us MassMutual, one of many largest U.S. insurance coverage companies, acquiring affirmances of a full dismissal of a company governance suit arising out of its investment in Scottish Re, raising claims of breach of fiduciary responsibility and waste asserted in opposition to shareholder purchasers. Royal Bank of Canada, RBC Capital Markets and RBC Europe Limited because it prevailed earlier than the us Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in acquiring the July 2021 affirmance of the dismissal of a category motion lawsuit brought by buyers in supranational, sovereign and company bonds alleging violations of U.S. antitrust legal guidelines and state law claims.

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