Court Orders and Opinions

DateFile Name  
6/8/2018Order Approving Motion of Receiver for a Final Distribution
5/22/2018Order Authorizing the Receiver to Destroy Certain Hard Copy Documents Upon Termination of the Receivership
4/20/2018Order Approving Eighth Joint Fee Application and Second Joint Holdback Application of Receiver and Freshfields
2/21/2018Order Scheduling Hearing on Fees, Holdbacks, Investor Distribution, and Receivership Wind-up
1/31/2018Judge Chin endorses letter from Receiver approving fees requested by Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (“LBMC”) for tax-related services.
1/11/2018Order Granting Motion of Receiver for Authorization to Re-absorb Unclaimed Funds for the Benefit of the Receivership Estate
1/11/2018Judge Chin endorses letter from Receiver proposing plan to resolve outstanding fees, expenses, and heldback funds for Estate Professionals
9/6/2017Judge Chin endorses letter from Receiver regarding management and liquidation of the remaining TOH property
7/18/2017Order Approving Seventh Joint Fee Application of Receiver and Freshfields
7/5/2017Judge Chin endorses Letter from K. Catanese, ‘No Further Action Regarding Wextrust Accounting’
5/25/2017Order granting Letter Motion for Extension of Time
4/28/2017Order regarding Stillwater’s Motion to Compel
8/8/2016Endorsed Memo to Judge Chin regarding Commerce Center professional fees
8/8/2016Endorsed Memo to Judge Chin requesting that the Court approve fees requested by Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC (LBMC) for tax-related services
3/23/2016Order Approving Sixth Joint Fee Application of Receiver and Freshfields
2/10/2016Order Approving Receiver's June 17th, 2015 Document Management Plan
2/10/2016Order and Memorandum Regarding Investors' Requests to Permit Suits Against the Receiver
1/29/2016Order Confirming Receiver’s Sale of the Commerce Center Property
1/13/2016Order Granting LBMC Request for Fees
1/13/2016Order Granting Motion of Sam J. McAllester, III to Appear Pro Hac Vice
12/22/2015Order Appointing Jonathan W. Wares as Receiver
6/26/2015Order Regarding Much Shelist
5/12/2015Order Regarding Permission to Take Action Against the Receiver
5/4/2015Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration of Decision on Regions Bank's Motion
5/1/2015Order Granting In Part and Denying In Part Receiver’s Document Storage Plan
4/3/2015Order Granting In Part Capital Bank N.A. and Avenue Bank’s Motion to Amend/Correct the Court’s Order Confirming the Sale of the Clarksville Property
1/26/2015Order Approving Motion of Receiver for a Second Interim Distribution
1/16/2015Order Granting in part Professional Compensation and Holdback Requests
12/23/2014Order Approving LBMC's Request for Fees
12/23/2014Order Denying Fee Applications and Holdback Requests of FTI (for Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP) and Badger Real Estate Advisors, LLC; Denying Holdback Application of Arent Fox; Granting Deloitte’s 11th Fee Application and Denying Deloitte’s Request for Payment of Holdbacks; Granting in part Receiver and Freshfields’ Fifth Interim Joint Fee Application and Requests for Payment of Holdbacks; and Ruling that the Receiver Submit a Proposed Order Authorizing Distribution
12/22/2014Order Granting Regions' Requests for Turnover of Excess Cash and Payment of Property Taxes and Denying Request for Attorney Fees
12/3/2014Order Scheduling Hearing on Fee Applications and Payment of Holdbacks
10/10/2014Order Approving Receiver Plan to Resolve Outstanding Fees and Expenses
9/11/2014Order Scheduling Hearing on Tax Issues
7/18/2014Order Approving Dismissal of Claims Against Defendant Byers
7/16/2014Order Approving Settlement
7/14/2014Order Staying Peck Subpoena
4/1/2014Endorsed Memo Approving Commerce Center Property Lease
3/28/2014Order Approving Sale of Corinth Property
3/18/2014Order Approving Sale of Clarksville Property
2/21/2014Order Confirming Receiver Authority to Manage and Sell Commerce Center Property
2/13/2014Order Approving 47 Dean and Wex/HPC Payments
2/10/2014Endorsed Letter Withdrawing Objections to Brandermill Sale
2/10/2014Order Approving Sale of Brandermill Property
2/6/2014Order Scheduling Hearing on Brandermill Sale
12/27/2013Order Approving LBMC Interim Fee Application
12/27/2013Order Approving Fourth Joint Fee Application of Receiver and Freshfields
12/5/2013Endorsed Memo Approving Relinquishment of Pine Street Property
11/20/2013Order Approving Release of United Central Bank Funds
11/5/2013Order Approving Sale of Park Village Property
10/16/2013Order Approving Sale of Workman Road Property
10/16/2013Order Lifting Stay on Myatt Property
9/16/2013Order Approving Settlement and Sale of 5-12 51st Avenue Property
8/29/2013Order Approving Cookeville Property Lease
8/29/2013Order Denying JBKA Fee App
8/20/2013Order Granting Receiver Control of Commerce Center Property Funds
8/19/2013Order Denying Without Prejudice Receiver's Motion for Sale of Clarksville Property and Peck-Clarksville's Motion to Compel Arbitration
8/8/2013Final Judgement Imposing Permanent Injunction Against Joseph Shereshevsky
8/8/2013Order Granting Third Joint Application of Receiver and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
8/8/2013Order Granting First Fee Application of Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC
8/8/2013Order Granting Tenth Fee Application of Deloitte
8/7/2013Order Admitting Michael E. Lacy Pro Hac Vice
8/6/2013Notice of August 8, 2013 Hearing
7/26/2013Order Approving Sale of York Lake Property
7/26/2013Order Approving Sale of Quillen Manor Property
5/31/2013Order Approving York Lake Lease Agreement
5/21/2013Order Approving Annual Partial Payment of Income
5/21/2013Order Approving Certain Intercompany Loans
5/21/2013Order Denying First and Final Fee Application of Jerry Klein
5/10/2013Order Dismissing Claims Against Relief Defendant
4/17/2013Order Approving Annual Partial Payment of 47 Dean Income
2/6/2013Order Approving Settlements With Shereshevsky Family
1/29/2013Order Confirming Sale of Executive Plaza Property
12/28/2012Order Approving Relinquishment of Interstate Park
12/20/2012Stipulation and Order Approving Agreement With IRS
12/20/2012Order Approving Lease Extension on Corinth Property
12/20/2012Memo Endorsement Withdrawing Motion of Capital Bank, N.A. to Modify Injunction
12/20/2012Order Approving Settlement With Capital Bank, N.A.
12/20/2012Order Approving Settlement With Wells Fargo
12/12/2012Notice of December 20, 2012 Hearing
11/15/2012Order Scheduling Hearing on Tax Issues and Fees
11/7/2012Order Granting Fourth Interim Fee Application of Badger Consulting
8/6/2012Order Confirming Sale of the First Highland Property
7/17/2012Order Requiring IRS to Respond to Tax Treatment of Receivership
7/9/2012Order Denying Motion by Regions Bank to Modify Injunction
6/28/2012Order Granting Eighth Interim Fee Application of Deloitte
6/28/2012Order Granting Ninth Interim Fee Application of Deloitte
6/28/2012Order Approving Second Joint Application of Receiver and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
6/28/2012Order Approving First Fee Application of Sheldon Liebb
6/28/2012Endorsed Letter Approving Settlement with Erin Construction
6/28/2012Final Judgment and Bar Order Concerning Much Shelist and its Insurers
6/28/2012Final Judgment and Bar Order Concerning Poole Mahoney
6/4/2012Order Scheduling Hearing on $7.9 Million Law Firm Settlements and Next Distribution
5/30/2012Order Granting Withdrawal of Harvey Kruzweil and Kelly A. Librera
4/26/2012Order on Communications With Court
4/17/2012Order Scheduling Hearing on Fee Applications
2/28/2012Order Denying Erin Construction's Request for Arbitration
2/28/2012Order Referring Erin Construction and Receiver to Mediation
1/3/2012Endorsed Order From Receiver's Counsel Informing Court of Receipt of Significant Income
1/3/2012Endorsed Letter From Counsel for Erin Construction Requesting Conference With the Court
12/1/2011Order Governing Exchange of Confidential Information in Much Shelist Dispute
11/17/2011Endorsed Letter From Receiver Approving Revised Full Contingency Fee Arrangement With Kasowitz
10/6/2011Endorsed Letter Withdrawing Third-Party Complaint and Motion by Receiver
9/26/2011Order Referring Much Shelist Dispute to Mediation
9/6/2011Endorsed Letter from Receiver's Counsel Adjourning Status Hearing
8/31/2011Endorsed Letter from Liberty Mutual Vacating Briefing Schedule
8/26/2011Endorsed Letter from Erin Construction Regarding Receivership Dispute
8/24/2011Order Regarding Much Shelist Settlement Agreement and Professional Compensation
8/5/2011Endorsed Letter by John Warren to Judge Chin
7/15/2011Order Regarding Pending Motion for Approval of Settlement Agreement
6/15/2011Endorsed Letter Regarding First Wyoming Plaza Litigation
5/27/2011Endorsed Letter Regarding Northern Trust Property
5/20/2011Endorsed Letter Regarding Omitted Investor Claim
5/20/2011Order to Confirm Sale of New Salem Property
3/2/2011Endorsed Letter to Judge Chin from John Warren re Correction of Three Investor Claims
2/22/2011Order Approving Lease on Clarksville Industrial Property
1/10/2011Endorsed Letter to Judge Chin from Neal Jacobson re Shereshevsky Tax Return
11/22/2010Order Approving Motion of Receiver For a First Interim Distribution
11/17/2010Second Circuit Mandate - Appeal of Martin Malek
11/16/2010Second Circuit Mandate - Appeal of Vivian Orgel
11/10/2010Order Confirming Sale of the Hammond Property
9/24/2010Order Granting Ninth Interim Fee Application of Dewey & LeBoeuf
9/24/2010Order Granting Seventh Interim Fee Application of Deloitte
9/21/2010Order Regarding Pending Fee Applications of Deloitte and Dewey & LeBoeuf
9/1/2010Order Calling Civil Status Conference For September 13, 2010
8/10/2010Endorsed Letter from J. Livingston to J. Chin
8/10/2010Order Granting Omnibus Fee Application
8/10/2010Order Granting Second Interim Fee Application of Badger Consulting
8/10/2010Order Granting Sixth Interim Fee Application of Deloitte
7/9/2010Order Granting Receiver's Motion to Implement the Sale of the 47 Dean Units
5/21/2010Order Approving Relinquishment of 45 South Washington Property
4/6/2010Order Approving Lease on Interstate Park Property
4/6/2010Order Granting Fifth Interim Fee Application of Deloitte
4/6/2010Order Granting Second Interim Fee Application of Hilco Real Estate
1/14/2010Order Granting 3rd Interim Fees of South African Counsel
12/23/2009Order Granting Dewey & LeBoeuf's 7th Fee Request
12/21/2009Order Approving First Interim Distribution
12/16/2009Order Clarifying Order regarding Erin Construction
12/7/2009Order Admitting Charles Wilbon Pro Hac Vice
12/7/2009Order Admitting Stephen Ragland Pro Hac Vice
12/7/2009Order Granting Receiver's Motion regarding Erin Construction
12/3/2009Memorandum Decision Resolving All Active Claims Disputes
12/3/2009Order Denying Malek's Motion to Stay Distribution
11/16/2009Order Granting Dewey & LeBoeuf's 6th Fee Request
11/9/2009Order Confirming Sale of North York Road Property
11/9/2009Order Confirming Sale of West Bearden Property
10/22/2009Order Approving First Interim Fees of Badger Consulting
10/5/2009Order Granting 4th Interim Fee Application of Receiver and D&L
10/5/2009Order Granting 5th Interim Fee Application of Receiver and D&L
9/25/2009Order Admitting Jonathan Ware Pro Hac Vice
9/25/2009Order Approving Receiver's Motion for Lease Extension on Hammond Property
9/25/2009Order Approving Receiver's Motion for Settlement Agreement with Division Parties
9/15/2009Order Rescheduling Plan of Distribution Claims Hearing
8/31/2009Order Granting Receiver and SEC's Motion for an Extension Regarding Fee Order
8/20/2009Order Denying Receiver's Motion to Hold Costa in Contempt and Granting Discovery
8/19/2009Order Denying Broadway Bank's Motion to Intervene
8/19/2009Order on Consent Granting Regions Bank's Motion to Modify the Injunction
8/18/2009Order Regarding Fourth and Fifth Interim Fee Applications of the Receiver
8/13/2009Order Setting Procedure and Deadlines for Resolution of Oustanding Claims
8/11/2009Order Admitting John Rowland Pro Hac Vice
7/23/2009Order Approving Receiver's Motion to Relinquish Park View Hotel
7/23/2009Order Approving the Receiver's Proposed Plan of Distribution
7/16/2009Order Approving Receiver's Request for Lease Extension on Workman Road Property
7/8/2009Order Admitting Ilona Coleman Pro Hac Vice
7/8/2009Order Denying Defendant Shereshevsky's Motion for a Stay of the Civil Proceedings
6/26/2009Order Granting Receiver's Motion to Relinquish the Hamptons of Hinsdale Property
6/26/2009Order Granting South African Counsel's Second Interim Fee Request
6/18/2009Order Regarding Defendant Shereshevsky's Motion for a Stay of the Civil Proceedings
6/8/2009Order Granting Deloitte Financial Advisory Service's Third Interim Fee Request
5/29/2009Order Admitting Charles Sullivan Pro Hac Vice
5/29/2009Order Admitting Elizabeth Gray Pro Hac Vice
5/29/2009Order Admitting John Warren Pro Hac Vice
5/29/2009Order Admitting Randall Mashburn Pro Hac Vice
5/29/2009Order Granting Third Interim Fee Application of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
5/1/2009Order Approving Receiver's Motion to Relinquish Drake Oakbrook Hotel
4/1/2009Order Confirming Sale of Bax Realty Property
4/1/2009Order Granting Receiver's Motion to Relinquish Interests in Hilltop Property
4/1/2009Order Granting Receiver's Motion to Relinquish Interests in Homer Glen Property
3/3/2009Order Granting Deloitte Financial Advisory Services' Second Fee Application
3/3/2009Order Granting The Receiver and Dewey & LeBoeuf's Second Fee Application
3/3/2009Order Granting Dewey & LeBoeuf's Second Interim Fee Application
1/30/2009Order Denying G&H Partners AG's Motion to Amend Receivership Orders
1/30/2009Order Denying Larry Costa's Motion to Modify the Receivership Orders
1/30/2009Order Denying Holmes Revocable Trust, et al.'s Motion to Intervene
1/29/2009Order Denying International Ad-Hoc Committee of Wextrust Creditors and International Consortium of Wextrust Creditors' Motions to Amend Receivership Orders
1/26/2009Order Granting Receiver's First Interim South African Fee Application
1/7/2009Order Denying Motion to Set Aside the Lakewood Property from Asset Freeze
1/7/2009Order Denying Motion to Release the Lakewood Property From Asset Freeze
12/30/2008Order Granting the Receiver's First Interim Fee Application
12/17/2008Judge Chin's Memorandum Decision: the Movants' motions to modify the Receiver Orders are denied, except that they are modified in two respects.
12/17/2008Order Regarding Creditors Committees' Motion to Modify the Receiver Order
12/15/2008Court Order of Receiver Response to Objections of Fee Application
12/12/2008Stipulation and Order that the Order Freezing Assets is modified only to the extent that it does not freeze one specific Wachovia Account and that the funds in that account may be released
11/25/2008Order Denying G&H Partners AG's Motion to Intervene
10/24/2008Signed Order on Consent imposing Preliminary Injunction
10/15/2008Order Regarding Creditors Committees
10/14/2008Order Regarding Status Conference
9/11/2008Amended Order of 9/11/08 Appointing Temporary Receiver
8/28/2008Order to Temporarily Freeze Elka Shereshevsky's Assets
8/13/2008Memorandum and Order finding good cause to extend the temporary restraining order an additional six days, until 9/4/08
8/12/2008Order to Show Cause, Temporary Restraining Order & Granting Other Relief
8/11/2008Order Freezing Assets
8/11/2008Order Appointing Receiver