October 29, 2007
Daily Bankruptcy News
Another post-merger kink for Sidley Austin
Hundreds of Key Oracle Records Allegedly Withheld From Plaintiffs
How Is the Subprime Mortgage Meltdown Affecting BigLaw?
Pay Raise Watch: King & Spalding
First-year associate hiring down slightly at big Texas firms
Former Big-Firm Partner Finds Solo Is Better
David Boies Testimony at Issue in Tyco Appeal
$5.6M Award Upheld, but Court Wants Explanation on Attorney Fees
Super Lawyer Ads Cost Super Big Bucks
Four Leaders On The State of the Profession--Make That, "the Industry"
Bart Schwartz: Monitor of the Moment
Davis Polk: It Ought To Be in Pictures?
Federal Judge Tells SEC Lawyer "Sit Down, Shut Up"
Lawyer's Theatrics Void $30M Jury Award
SoCal Fires, Part II
San Diego Wildfires Force Attorneys to Leave Their Firms
One L Of the Day: Alabama Law's Sharon Nichols
Will GCs in Backdating Scandals Lose Their Licenses?
Black Lawyers Rare at Supreme Court
US firms stake London future on organic growth
Firm vows to get tough on coasting partners
Taxi Gig Drives Cabbie, 59, to Law School
Mob Considered Giuliani Hit
Lawyers 'Shake Their Groove Things' in Charity Fundraiser
Is Your Dress Code Damaging Your Firm's Business Development Efforts?
Reporting on the "Mortgage Meltdown"
Lending giant suffers big loss
Countrywide projects return to profit
UBS Cautions Of More Subprime Write-downs In 4Q
A New Low in New Home Sales
Homebuilder Bankruptcy Cases - What You Need to Know
Stressed borrowers use plastic to delay default
Relief sought for strapped owners
Mortgage lending rules cheered, feared
Which is worse: foreclosure or bankruptcy?
Study finds Midwest has highest risk of foreclosures, fraud
More debtors use bankruptcy to keep homes
Ohio foreclosures continue at an alarming rate
As Housing in Florida Plummets, the Top Tier of the Market Just Dips
Mortgage foreclosures hitting Connecticut cities hard
'Foreclosure Hotline Swamped'
N.J. home building falls 21%
Most say home loan bailout unrealistic
Making money in housing 'on the way down'
Foreclosure leaves them just this side of homeless
As firms do the real math, losses related to mortgages could pile up
Will subprime meldtown cost $4 trillion, $400 billion, or $104 billion?
This Time, Housing Is Taking Department Stores Down With It
Uncertain future between Neumann Homes, Gilberts
Banks rethink relationships with mortgage brokers
Judge allows bankrupt Foxtons to sell real estate listings
1031 Tax Group Owner Loses Planes, Yacht
Props holding up values of risky mortgage securities are giving way
Couple facing foreclosure commits suicide
From start to finish: One house goes through a foreclosure sale
Highly leveraged commercial real estate deals are dead, but capital is ready to jump at low-debt deals
Jesuits pay for sins of abusers
Adding to 'this great darkness'
Pact with Chrysler gets UAW's OK -- just barely
Reaction to Chrysler/UAW Contract
Ford, UAW to Balance Job Guarantees Against Need for Cost Cuts
U.S. auto contract talks turn to Ford, and the fight could be just beginning
Dealing gears up; job security key
'A precarious situation': The Ford dynasty takes a hard look at itself
Autoworkers cling to middle class
Merrill board weighs fate of CEO
Merrill board in accord on removing CEO
Merrill Chief Stan O'Neal Has Decided To Leave
O'Neal Ouster Makes Mess of Maternal Merrill Lynch
It would cost Merrill Lynch at least $159 million to oust its chief
BlackRock CEO not aware of Merrill CEO candidacy
Risk-Taker's Reign at Merrill Ends With Swift Fall
Merrill's Former Chief Tully Calls Losses 'Sickening'
Merrill: Where Was The Board?
Merrill Cushions the Blow on Bonuses
New Bankruptcy Law Fails To Generate More Repayment
Michael Jackson's running out of money
OJ Simpson just might spend time behind prison bars yet
Britney Spears gets slammed ... by The Wall Street Journal
College Tuition Offers a Lesson in Sticker Shock
Schools weigh classes on loans as student debt mounts
Kitty Hawk awaits delist next week
US Airlines Put Off Buying New Planes
Suit: Creditors were cheated to increase Comair sale price
Companies using compensation consultants pay CEOs more with no shareholder benefit
Deutsche Bank considers participating in SIV fund
SIV bail no biggie, says S&P
House Takes Aim At Predatory Lending
Payday lenders fill war chests
Rangel's 'Mother of All' Tax Bills' Is 'Psycho'
Texas Task Force to Address Tax Lien Foreclosures By Private Investors
Rising bankruptcy expenses cause WR Grace earnings to fall
Seminar focuses on 'credit revolution'
Pope & Talbot's future on the line
Ex-IL Governor Writes of 'Mindless Brutality' in Prison
Free Dennis Kozlowski?
Sotheby's Sues Salander, Saying Art Dealer Defaulted on Loans
Publicity Firm Shames Client for Failure to Pay a Bill
New Bankruptcy Opinions
Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
Recent Ch. 11 Filings
Warren: Counting Medical Bankruptcies
SEC Requests WellCare Information
Officials: Fate of Bayonne Medical will not impact Richmond University Medical Center
Culver City hospital makes Chapter 11 filing
Clinic visits grow more complex
Bernanke, 'Reluctant' to Cut Rates, May End Up Doing So Anyway
Wall Street bets on a U.S. rate cut
What Kind of Caution by the Fed This Time?
Fed braces for weaker growth ahead
Crude Oil Rises to Record Above $93 as Mexico Shuts Production
A Half, a Quarter or None?
Business investment growth slows
Maybe Inflation Is More Than a Sideshow
Share of income belonging to nation's wealthy widens
Labor Ready: An economic canary
Housing Slump May Reduce Payrolls, Growth
Cost of crash goes far beyond drop in home values
Dollar weakens as expectations of a Fed rate cut grow
SCO gets bankruptcy court approval to sell its Unix business
Pledging Allegiance to the United States of Hedge Funds
Train wreck is coming
Absolute Capital Says Investors Back Changes to Funds
UBS Loses Investor Confidence as Biggest Fund Manager
Connecticut Investigates Major Debt-Rating Agencies
Did Standard & Poor's wrap toxic securities in gold?
Toy-Train Makers Close To Ending Long Legal Battle
Mark-to-Make-Believe Accounting Claims a Victim
Some small auditors have big problems
Wilbur Ross, buyer of failed companies
Greg Feste's telling trail of fumbles
Whose squad will win Northern Rock?
One in three Northern Rock staff face axe
Pensioners facing financial abyss
Profit warning at Elephant
Fraudulent applications for credit rise
Crooked Insurance Boss Jailed For Covering 'Commercial Disaster'
Receivers want NOVA to be back offering classes soon
Japan can't afford housing plunge
China Passes US in Top 10 List as China Life Surges
A fallen German media mogul wants to be a player again