August 13, 2012

The Daily Bankruptcy News

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Law:

Dewey Docket: New Debt Numbers, and Discounts to Sweeten the Pill --- Dewey wind-down team makes new settlement appeal to ex-partners
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Boutique Blind Item Revealed: More On The Infamous Firearms Incident — And An Allegedly Naughty Summer Associate….
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Cleanup of Petters case has become a 'fee fest'
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Sometimes Disagreeing with the Boss Can Be a Good Thing
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Foreclosure accusations by bankruptcy attorney prompt suit
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'The Bluebook' Is Going Mobile
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Which lawyers need coaching?
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Students Report On The Big Law Interview Process
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The pros and cons of 5 popular alternative fee arrangements
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July Lawyer of the Month: Girls Just Wanna Have ‘Fun’
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A Pre-Law Student’s Worst Nightmare: A Medical Mystery Reminiscent of the ‘Hairy Hand’ Case
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Law School Transparency: Character and fitness --- Greed --- Scholarship and scholarships --- Hypocrisy
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Chairman of ABA Task Force on Legal Education
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Positive Trends for Women and Minority GCs in MCCA Survey
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Office Gossip — It’s Not High School; It’s Much, Much Worse
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Bankruptcy lawyer McLeod can't get too involved in clients' problems
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Miami-Dade State attorney's BF declared bankruptcy
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Suit Against Haynes and Boone and Partner Ready for Trial
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Eversheds prepares for imminent Beijing launch
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The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week
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The Husband and the Hacker: A Lawyer's Divorce Gets Weird
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Ex-Lawyer Who Ignored Federal Court Order to Pay Big Bucks to Abandoned Client Is Now Jailed
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Law School Dropout Extends the Padres a Rather Rude Offer
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TD Bank Sues Lawyer’s Widow over His Alleged Fraudulent Transactions
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Say What?!
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Judges:

Mass. High Court Protects Judge’s Notes from Subpoena, Recognizes ‘Deliberative Privilege’
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Court defies Congress, heads to Hawaiian junket
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Specialists grab a larger share of argument calendar
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When is a campaign contribution a bribe?
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Wall Street:

US Stocks Seen Lower on Global Growth Worries
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Growth doubts send shares lower, central banks eyed
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US stocks manage 6th day of gains, stimulus eyed
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10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
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Layoffs:

June job openings rise to 3.76 million
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Best Employers for Work-Life Balance 2012
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'I'm sick to my stomach': anger builds in Illinois at Bain's latest outsourcing plan
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What the rebound in housing means for the unemployment rate
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The 10 Unhappiest Jobs In America
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Corporate Governance:

Corporate Lawyers as Gatekeepers
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Autos:

Finally, Will We Stop Talking About the Auto Cases?
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Marchionne Duels UAW’s Chrysler Director Over $6 Billion
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What really happened to GM's CMO
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Oil/Gas:

ATP Oil Said to Get Funding Ahead of Possible Bankruptcy --- Stock falls 72% amid bankruptcy concerns
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Celebs:

Michael Jordan reportedly owed $1.5M by failed gym
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Gabby Douglas -- Mom Filed for Bankruptcy Before Olympic Triumph --- The true price of Olympic glory
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The Broke and the Beautiful: Family Affair Edition
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Brokers:

Court OKs $160M pact between CME, MF Global trustee
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Peregrine president set to testify before grand jury
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Jon Corzine is just waiting for anyone with a Bloomberg terminal to get in touch
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Hollywood:

Horowitz hopes plan is a wrap
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Maritime:

Previous suitor’s bankruptcy amendment delays Port of Corpus Christi’s Naval Station Ingleside sale
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Furniture:

Motion filed to convert Linwood Furniture to Chapter 7 bankruptcy case
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Food/Beverage:

South Brooklyn Pizza Files for Bankruptcy --- Bankrupt But Still Alive (For Now)
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U.S. Drought Threatens Restaurants With Higher Food Costs
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Lehman:

Lehman to Sell Navigator Holdings Stake for $110 Million
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WL Ross Scoops Up Stake in Gas Tanker From Lehman
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Alternative Energy:

Chu Told Obama Loans Were Sound Before Solyndra Bankruptcy
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IP:

Suitors bid low for Kodak patents - report
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Dot-Coms:

For Jennifer Sultan, a Dot-Com Bust
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Religion:

Where money meets faith, bring skepticism
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Student Debt:

Physician Found Unable to Meet Test for Discharge of Student Loan
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Help for Student Borrowers
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The Upper-Middle Class Has Itself to Blame for Student Debt
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That $400K MBA: Won't earn you that much over a career, leaves you in deep debt, forces you to work in high-cost city
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Economy:

Economists rein in growth forecasts
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Everyday Low Prices Cost Americans Jobs
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D.C. and West Virginia at Extremes of Economic Confidence
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Barofsky's Memoir Will Ring True to Bank Examiners, Auditors
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Social Security surplus starting to look small
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Consumers pulling back once again
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Social Security cheap compared with Europe's --- How big is Social Security's funding shortfall? --- Fact Check: Social Security adds to budget deficit?
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Democrats Beat Republicans on Economy
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This Is The Engagement Ring George Soros Gave His Fiancée
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UBS: Is 'Fiscal Cliff' Another 'Y2K'?
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

FDIC sues 12 banks over mortgage bonds sold to Colonial
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Former Fannie execs denied dismissal of subprime fraud suit --- Ex-Fannie Mae CEO Mudd Must Defend SEC Suit Over Risky Loans, Judge Rules
(DBN)

JPMorgan Is Sued by Hapoalim Over Mortgage-Backed Bonds
(DBN)

Make Florida law firms pay for foreclosure fraud
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Mortgages and Moral Hazards
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A very sensible set of proposed rules for mortgage servicers, including warnings to borrowers over rate hikes
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Low Twin City inventory causes biggest home price gain since 2004
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7 Housing Markets Where It Makes Way More Sense To Buy Than Rent
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Mortgage Delinquencies by Loan Type
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Lehman Files for IPO of Apartment Landlord Archstone
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Commercial Construction Seeing ‘Slow Recovery’
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Cantor Fitzgerald in the Bidding for LNR Property
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Banking:

Loan growth slows at U.S. banks: Federal Reserve
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How Standard Chartered's Iranian Gazelle was snared by Lawsky --- Who Is Ben Lawsky? --- Standard Chartered Nemesis Has History as Strict Enforcer --- Be Glad Benjamin Lawsky Can Keep a Secret --- Standard Chartered's Iranian trades: a guide --- Standard Chartered helped build damning case against itself --- False records issue is vital key to Standard Chartered case --- So You Want to Be a Sanctions-Buster --- Is Standard Chartered a pawn in the US's fight for supremacy or part of one man's pursuit of power --- Standard Chartered pushes for settlement --- Standard Chartered Said to Agree to NY Monitor Demand --- Standard Chartered case casts a chill over banks --- Standard Chartered's Peter Sands takes the fight to Wall Street --- Standard Chartered wants peace over Iran clash --- Toadies to Tehran - Benjamin Lawsky is on the right track seeking an accounting from Standard Chartered Bank --- Libor Case Boosts Wall Street's Smallest Regulator --- Libor Case Energizes a Wall Street Watchdog
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Capitol Bancorp files for Chapter 11 protection --- No change for Las Vegas banks owned by Capital Bancorp
(DBN)

Georgia banker gets 12-year sentence for fraud
(DBN)

JPMorgan, Citi Units Sued by FDIC Over Colonial Sales
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Plaintiffs' bar banks on Libor --- Alaska: the next Libor litigation frontier? --- Former Barclays trader 'has cooperated' with Libor probe
(DBN)

Goldman, Other Banks Not Out of the Woods
(DBN)

New Tactics Boost Bank Profits
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Unofficial Problem Bank list increases to 900 Institutions
(DBN)

US Banks Told to Make Plans to Stop Collapse
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Regulators to banks: Don't count on government help
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Barclay's new chairman: a pay critic who wants directors to work more and have financial expertise
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Politics:

Liz sets the stage for DNC --- Liz: Brown's between a rock and a hard place --- In Mass. Senate race, small donors could give edge
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Paul Ryan hailed by conservatives as donations pour into Romney campaign
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Gouverneur mayor will file for bankruptcy
(DBN)

Attack Lines Sharpen in U.S. Presidential Election Campaign
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A look at Paul Ryan's 'Path to Prosperity' plan --- This Is What Paul Ryan And Mitt Romney Would Do To Medicare --- A Primer on the Ryan Budget --- Questionable claims in veep debut --- Just Who Is Paul Ryan and What Does He Stand For? --- Ryan Plan to Revamp Medicare With Private Choices Draws Skeptics --- Mitt Romney And Paul Ryan: Nothing As It Seems --- Paul Ryan Wants Your Children to Fix His Problems --- Paul Ryan's Unwitting Ally: Barack Obama --- Romney's Pick of Ryan Seems to Energize Both Sides --- Path to Romney's No. 2 Was Steeped in Secrecy --- The Silliest Chart You'll See In The Paul Ryan Debt Plan --- 3 Budget Charts That Paul Ryan Won't Show You... --- Obama: Paul Ryan Is An 'Articulate Spokesman' For A Vision 'I Fundamentally Disagree With' --- Paul Ryan Reading Guide: The Best Reporting on the VP Candidate --- Mitt Romney Would Pay 0.82 Percent in Taxes Under Paul Ryan's Plan --- Ryan Ranks as Top House Fundraiser With Backing by Banks --- 60 Mins: Romney/Ryan answer critics
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Steel Mill Polluted Town as Romney Firm Profited --- Bain’s ‘Creative Destruction’ Destroys Lives
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Municipalities:

After bankruptcy , Vallejo is a city of both dreams and struggles
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San Bernardino: Futile strife --- Pension costs lead San Bernardino's debts --- San Bernardino Says Calpers Is Largest Unsecured Creditor
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Stockton: Creditor challenges jump to 4 --- Federalism fight in Stockton's Chapter 9
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Bond Insurers Challenge Stockton's Bankruptcy Over Pensions
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Nuanced reality of bankruptcies
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PA: Bipartisan effort shapes action on city distress issues
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Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner brushes up on bankruptcy law, just in case
(DBN)

Borough of Middletown looking for financial help from the state
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Fox Special On Municipal Bankruptcies Falsely Scapegoats Unions
(DBN)

Hard Times Spread for Cities
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US Town with the Worst Number of Jobs Lost
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Health Care:

Sadler now under Chapter 7 bankruptcy
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Auto Racing:

Six thousand F1 fans may lose their seats at Spa as ticket company files for bankruptcy
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Education:

Football expansion no savior for Texas' oldest junior college facing mounting debt
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Finance:

Protect Yourself From the 'Bad Boys'
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Software:

Former SCO Group wants bankruptcy converted to liquidation
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Skiing:

Wisp Gets One-Month Reprieve, Not Two
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Debt Collection:

Problems Riddle Moves to Collect Credit Card Debt
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Feds accuse debt collector of fraud
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'You should have learnt to keep your legs shut': Mother-of-five's fury at insult from debt collector
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Debt collector sued after contacting man's grandparents
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Hotels:

Hotel restructuring, workouts, receiverships and bankruptcy. The art of heavy lifting.
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Fraud:

Ex-Consultant Avoids Jail Time In Insider Trading Case
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Mass Torts:

Judge Tosses 1,600 Asbestos Cases, Rules Scarred Lungs Not an Injury
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(5 new opinions today - DBN)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (37 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (21 new filings today)
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Bankruptcy Code - Prior BK Codes - Bankruptcy Rules
(large downloads)

UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
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Bankruptcy Jobs:

(1)- (2)- (3)- (4)- (5)- (6)- (7)- (8)- (9)- (10)
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Seminars - (Contact us to list your seminar)

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Miscellaneous:

Bankruptcy Week Ahead
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

AZ: Bankruptcies fall 14% in Valley; 18th dip in a row
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Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Eligibility:

Debt with dignity
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SIPA:

Bankruptcy Court Rules That "Soft Dollar" Claims Are Not Protected By SIPA
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Litigation:

Sparks Continue to Fly at Apple vs. Samsung Patent Infringement Trial --- Quinn's Trial Antics Aimed at Another Audience
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Aviation:

As pilots stand firm, AMR's restructuring vision takes hit
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AMR Pilot Leader Bates Held an Impossible Job
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New American pilots’ union president addresses members in first letter
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AMR chief says merger decision may be weeks away
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APFA secures “me, too” clause in “last, best and final offer” from American
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Why you’re not hearing much lately from APA about US Airways
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American’s pilots’ union saw record participation in recent vote
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New American Airlines pilot union boss backs a merger
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Predators' travel plans up in air with Swift Air bankruptcy , lawsuit
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Debt-ridden Kingfisher airlines posts Rs. 651-cr loss
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Pharma:

Hartland's H&P and Triad file for bankruptcy protection
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K-V Pharmaceutical Use of Cash Collateral Approved
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Fuel Distribution:

Judge sets Aug. 20 for auction of Evans Oil assets
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Corporate Reform:

Sen. Levin Not Letting Up on Goldman Sachs
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Credit/Debit Cards:

JP Morgan Pays $100M for Credit Card Mess
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Retailing:

Penney CEO: Be patient
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Steel:

Big changes at RG mills
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Pensions:

Annals of dubious research, 401(k)loan-default edition
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UK:

UK bank boss to bankers: Learn from 2012 athletes
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U.K. Stocks Fall as King Says No Clear End to Euro Crisis
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Ex-Collyer Bristow partner Withey to join Rangers trial as defendant
(DBN)

City Fears That Wall Street Has The Square Mile in its Sights --- A US sledgehammer to crack Standard Chartered --- Osborne, Geithner discussed StanChart issue three times --- Osborne tussles with US over Standard Chartered probe
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Huge rise in number of women going bankrupt
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Begbies' administrators save 35 jobs at solicitor firm
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Travelodge mulls creditors deal amid restructuring talks
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Motorola Mobility to cut 4,000 jobs in restructuring
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EU:

German economy faces recession fear in threat to euro zone
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The Entire Eurozone Financial Sector Is Now Smaller Than Australia's
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PIIGS:

ie: NAMA officers move in to take possession of McFeely's home --- Tom McFeely: from IRA hunger striker to bankrupt millionaire
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Prevention is better than cure: restructuring reforms in Italy
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German Economy Minister 'Disenchanted' by Greek Reform Efforts - Report --- Greek GDP sinks as crisis batters economy --- Another Wave Of Greek Government Job Cuts May Trigger Revolt In The Streets
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Canada:

Canada Lost 30,400 Jobs in July
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France:

Majority of French Sceptical of Hollande's Policies
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China:

China's slowing economy could complicate relationship with US
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Cash Crunch Threatens To Derail Chinese Economy
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Israel:

Wind Jet bankruptcy strands Israelis in Rome
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MENA:

UAE's FAL Oil to hire restructuring officer for debt talks
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Iran Can Face Businesses' Bankruptcy, Higher Level Unemployment
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New Zealand:

Star rugby couple declared bankrupt
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Belize:

Bondholders wary of Belize's bid to renegotiate debt
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Japan:

Japan's Economy Slows
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Iceland:

IMF Says Iceland Holds Lessons for Crisis Nations
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