Recent Seventh Circuit Ruling Clarifies “Inquiry Notice” Doctrine

By | Bankruptcy Report | January 22, 2016

Bank of New York Mellon lost priority status for its claim of $312 million in the liquidation of Sentinel Management Group when the 7th Circuit held that it should have suspected Sentinel was misusing customer assets and conducted an investigation into the source of the collateral Sentinel had posted. 

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Seventh Circuit Slams the “Brakes” On the EEOC’s Appeal of AutoZone ADA Defeat

Seventh Circuit Slams the “Brakes” On the EEOC’s Appeal of AutoZone ADA Defeat

As we have previously noted, the EEOC continues to push the envelope on many fronts, including new theories/arguments in cases brought under Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq. (“ADA”), such as its recent attack on wellness plans, discussed here.

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Split Circuit: Seventh Circuit Debate Over Judicial Internet Research Ends in a Tie

By | Wisconsin Appellate Law | December 7, 2015
Split Circuit: Seventh Circuit Debate Over Judicial Internet Research Ends in a Tie

The results are in this afternoon in the Seventh Circuit’s vote to rehear en banc Rowe v. Gibson, No. 14-3316 (Aug. 19, 2015), and it was a close one, a 4-4 tie, which means that the majority’s opinion stands, though not without an extraordinary exercise in defensiveness by the panel majority (but more on that below).

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