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Tag Archives: 7th Circuit Digest

Statutory Interpretation – Bankruptcy – UCC

This interlocutory bankruptcy appeal presents a matter of first impression for our court: whether Illinois’s version of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code requires a financing statement to contain within its four corners a specific description of secured collateral, or if incorporating a description by reference to an unattached security agreement sufficiently “indicates” the collateral.

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Statute of Frauds – Unjust Enrichment – Supplemental Jurisdiction

Mountain Crest SRL, LLC (“Mountain Crest”), brought this action, alleging that Anheuser Busch InBev SA/NV (“Anheuser-Busch”) and Molson Coors Brewing Company (“Molson Coors”) had conspired to damage Mountain Crest’s beer exports to Ontario, Canada, in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1– 2. Mountain Crest also alleged that Anheuser-Busch and Molson Coors were enriched unjustly in violation of Wisconsin law.

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