Vision Bank v. Bama Bayou, LLC et al
Order STAYING the execution of the remand order 33 Order Adopting Report and Recommendations, pending the appeal of this matter.. Signed by Judge Kristi K. DuBose on 3/12/2012. (cmj)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
BAMA BAYOU, LLC, et al.,
VISION BANK, et al.,
CIVIL ACTION 11-568-KD-M
This matter is before the Court on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”)’s
Motion for Relief from Order brought pursuant to Rule 60(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure. (Doc. 38). Specifically, the FDIC urges the Court to “recall its Order of Remand” on
the grounds that “remand was improper because[,] under [12 U.S.C.] § 1819(b)(2)(C)[,] the FDIC
‘may appeal any order of remand entered by any United States district court.’” (Id. at 3).
Although the FDIC has noticed this matter for appeal (Doc. 36), this Court has jurisdiction
to consider and assess the merits of the FDIC’s motion. Mahone v. Ray, 326 F.3d 1176, 1180
(11th Cir. 2003). However, the procedural posture of this case is such that the Court’s ability to
rule on the motion has been significantly curtailed. As the Eleventh Circuit has held, “following
the filing of a notice of appeal[,] district courts do not possess jurisdiction to grant a Rule 60(b)
However, the Court agrees with the FDIC that this matter should not have been remanded
until the FDIC’s time for appeal had expired. Therefore, the execution of the remand order is
STAYED pending the appeal of this matter. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to notify the
state court that the remand has been stayed.
DONE and ORDERED this the 12th day of March 2012.
/s/ Kristi K. DuBose
KRISTI K. DuBOSE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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