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No. 18-0792
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IN RE PANDA POWER INFRASTRUCTURE FUND, LLC, D/B/A PANDA POWER FUNDS, ET AL.

A mandamus petition was filed on August 24, 2018. Oral argument was held on September 15, 2020. A decision is still pending.

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The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Cond Granted
COA Docket No.:05-17-00872-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Douglas S. Lang

Trial Court

Trial Court:15th District Court
County:Grayson
Trial Judge:Honorable James Patrick Fallon
Trial Docket:CV-16-0401

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-11-02 Supplemental Brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-11-02 Supplemental Brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-10-16 Supreme Court requests parties to file additonal briefs  
2020-10-05 Post submission brief filed (Relator)  
2020-09-28 Letter Filed  
2020-09-28 Letter Filed  
2020-09-15 Oral argument  
2020-09-14 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-09-11 Letter Filed  
2020-09-11 Letter brief (Relator)  
2020-09-10 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-09-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-09-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-09-08 Call received  
2020-09-04 Letter Filed  
2020-09-04 Submission Schedule
2020-09-01 Letter brief (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-08-31 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-08-28 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2020-08-14 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2020-08-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-08-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-07-24 Motion to Argue filed  
2020-07-24 Notice of Appearance  
2020-06-26 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-06-05 Mandamus Set to Argue
2020-06-05 Supreme Court of Texas Orders Issued
2020-06-05 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed   Case set for oral argument
2020-05-29 Letter brief (Relator)  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 9, 2020 and May 29, 2020.  
2020-03-09 Letter Filed  
2020-01-28 Letter Filed  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 28, 2019 and January 28, 2020.  
2019-10-28 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Relator)  
2019-09-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-09-05 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2019-08-13 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2019-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-08-07 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2019-07-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-07-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-05-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-05-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-05-17 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2019-04-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-04-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-02-15 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2019-01-28 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2019-01-10 Letter Filed  
2019-01-10 Call received  
2019-01-04 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2018-12-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-12-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-11-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-11-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-10-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-09-28 Notice received  
2018-09-04 Case forwarded to Court
2018-08-31 Motion to file document(s) sealed by the Court disposed.   Filing granted
2018-08-27 Sealed document filed in case  
2018-08-24 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  
2018-08-24 Motion to file document(s) sealed by the Court filed  
2018-08-24 Case Record Filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Panda Power Generation Infrastructure Fund, LLC d/b/a Panda Power Funds
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Sherman Power Intermediate Holdings II, LLC
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Temple Power, LLC (now known as Temple Generation I, LLC)
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Temple Power II, LLC
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Temple Power II Intermediate Holdings II, LLC
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Sherman Power, LLC
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (ERCOT)
Mr. Brandon Duane Gleason
Mr. Nathan Myrick Bigbee
Mr. Nicholas B. Bacarisse
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Mr. Chad Vann Seely
Ms. Erika M. Kane
Mr. J. Hampton Skelton
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Real Party In Interest
Panda Temple Power Intermediate Holdings I, LLC
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Sherman Power Holdings, LLC
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Temple Power II Holdings LLC
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Sherman Power Intermediate Holdings I, LLC
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Temple Power II Intermediate Holdings I, LLC
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Temple Power Intermediate Holdings II, LLC
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator
Panda Temple Power Holdings, LLC
Ms. Leslie Conant Thorne
Mr. Andrew W. Guthrie
Mr. Werner A. Powers
Mr. Roger D. Sanders
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Mr. Christopher Knight
Relator

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Industrial Energy Consumers
Ms. Katherine Coleman
Mr. Phillip Glynn Oldham
Mr. Michael A. McMillin
Beal Bank, a Texas State Savings Bank
Mr. Jeffrey S. Levinger
Mr. Joseph Cecere
Mr. Robert Ackermann
Beal Bank USA, a Nevada Thrift
Mr. Jeffrey S. Levinger
Mr. Joseph Cecere
Mr. Robert Ackermann
Public Utility Commission of Texas
Mr. Bill Davis
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Mr. John R. Hulme
Ms. Priscilla M. Hubenak
The Honorable Warren Kenneth Paxton
Mr. Darren Lee McCarty
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