August 31, 2012

The Daily Bankruptcy News

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Law:

Skadden, Latham, Sullivan & Cromwell: Business of Law
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Dewey Advisers Ask Court to Approve Partner Settlement in Flurry of Filings
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Associates Say They Are Satisfied…No, Seriously
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Lawyers’ Paperwork Undermines Billing Efficiency – Survey
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Judge Questions Pay Raise for Peregrine Lawyer
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Judge Denies Preliminary Injunction to Fired Law Prof
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From Biglaw to Boutique: Assessing Contingent Fee Cases
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The Best Law Firm Offices in America: The Finalists!
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Must You Specialize To Market Yourself?
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The Art of Balancing Work for Multiple Partners
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A Hard Line on Soft Skills: Office Etiquette for New Associates
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Former Mayer Brown CIO Charged With Fraud
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Herbert Smith advising JJB Sports as troubled retailer announces sale plan
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71 layoffs at Pinsent Masons and Addleshaws
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These Lawyers ‘Patented Sex’ and It’s Pretty Damn Funny
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Barack Obama Takes To Reddit And Answers A Question About Law Student Debt… Sort Of
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Law school dean impresses on 1Ls the importance of loving or leaving law school, in light of job market and cost
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Law School Transparency: JD Underground, 2:01 AM
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Lawyers rebel over weekend courts
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Law Firm's Woes Are Not Insurer's Problem
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DLA Piper, Jones Day Bid for Singapore Law Licenses as Deals, Mergers Rise
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Outstanding out-of-office from Clifford Chance partner
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Zimmerman Granted New Judge Over Bias
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Attorney disbarred for posing as former colleague
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Woman joins search for missing person. Finds herself.
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Man accused of attack with Styrofoam plate
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Man Sues Over Broken P---- After Taking Supplements
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Roman Abramovich Wins The Biggest Private Court Case In History
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Say What?!
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Judges:

Inquiry Concerning a Judge (and his wife).
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Textual Originalism and the Great Sandwich Debate: Posner Reviews Scalia --- When is a sandwich a quesadilla?
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Judges in One Court and Their Vacation ‘Honor System’ Get Poor Marks from Lawyers
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Wall Street:

Stock futures gain with Bernanke speech on tap
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U.S. Stocks Stuck in Red
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Knight Capital 'likes' Nasdaq's Facebook plan
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Layoffs:

US Cities Losing the Most Jobs
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Majority of New Jobs Pay Low Wages, Study Finds
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Autos:

Is GM Headed Back to Bankruptcy ?
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The History of the Janesville GM Plant
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Volvo to Cut Car Production 10%
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Steel:

Judge holds hearing in RG Steel bankruptcy
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Cable Television:

Bain-owned cable-box company files for bankruptcy
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Aviation:

AMR Pilot Union Chief Still Wants New Accord
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Pilots union asks bankruptcy judge to consider American's full proposal --- Pilots say court should consider changes since April’s term sheets
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Flight attendants at American Airlines, US Airways are working together for merger
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APFA: Flight attendants will get AMR stock in proportion to their income
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American Air pilots' union: no strike unless it is legal --- APA president Wilson: Here’s how we’re looking at the strike vote
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Hawker Says It Is Closer to Superior Deal, Settles With PBGC
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Economy:

Jobless Claims in U.S. Unchanged Last Week at One-Month High
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Personal Income increased 0.3% in July, Spending increased 0.4%
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Household Debt : Falling. Slowly.
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Barack Obama's economic record
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A Sign Of US Economic Decline We Haven't Seen In 60 Years
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World's Richest Woman Tells Jealous People To Drink Less And Work More
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Who Built It?
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Kansas City Fed: "Moderate" growth in Regional Manufacturing Activity in August
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Dallas Fed Warns Against Ultra-Easy Money
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Henry Ford Knew How to Fix an Economy
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Car Buyers Stretching Out Payments
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What Americans Actually Do All Day Long, In 2 Graphics
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

RealtyTrac Second Quarter Foreclosure Report
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Five Questions: Will I Owe Taxes on Forgiven Mortgage Debt?
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Eminent Domain Will Drive Homeownership into the Sunset
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Mortgage rates dip this week, average is back below 3.6%
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Investor End Games: All Is Not Well in the Garden
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Klarfeld companies file for bankruptcy
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EpiCentre developer ordered to transfer control
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As insolvent homeowners struggle on, no help coming from government
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U.S. Households Chip Away at the Debt on Their Homes
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Retailing:

Sears to exit S&P 500 --- Shares drop 8%
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Retailers fare well in August, sales beat estimates
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Private Equity:

Bain Capital's Contec Holdings Files for Bankruptcy
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Municipalities:

Bankruptcy judge: Jefferson County can use nearly $2 million in reserve fund for Bessemer courthouse rent payment
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Jeffco Bankruptcy judge critical of Birmingham lawsuit --- Birmingham could face sanctions for suing JeffCo
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Jefferson County Seeks to Close Emergency Room for Poor
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Alabama county eyes bankruptcy-exit plan this year
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Rhode Island's economy is in all kinds of trouble
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Stockton: White to take case against mayor to federal judge
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San Bernardino May Fire 100, Still Be Short $16 Million --- Votes to borrow to make payroll
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Battle over pension debt looms in San Bernardino bankruptcy
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Cuts go deep at San Bernardino City Hall
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Governments In America Are Literally Vanishing
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Agriculture:

Judge approves sale of onion company's assets
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Photography:

Kodak logs decline in revenues, loss in July operating report
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Brokers:

Regulator Orders External Review After Peregrine Collapse
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Food/Beverage:

Hostess Needs Union Approval to Emerge From Bankruptcy
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Whither Pink Slime?
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Video Games:

Ex-RI Gov. Carcieri to break silence on 38 Studios
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Banking:

Barclays names CEO as legal woes escalate
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Citigroup Settles Subprime Securities Suit for $590 Million
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Banker Bonuses At Risk As EU Lawmakers Fight Barnier Plans
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Fraud:

Gupta Insider-Trading Sentence Is Re-Set for Oct. 17
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Feds indict convicted Shawnee swindler in new fraud case
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(7 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 (31 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (33 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:

Rochelle on ResCap Bonuses, Vitro Defeat, Repossessions: audio
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Settlements:

Settlements That Pay Pre-Petition Unsecured Creditors Cash On Account of Their Claim and Outside of a Plan
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Bankruptcy Bonuses:

Debtors May Not Be Able to Keep the KEIP
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Insurance:

Georgia bankruptcy court: FDIC may sue officer of failed bank, notwithstanding his bankruptcy, if defense and recovery limited to D&O insurance
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Exemptions:

Bankrupt Arizonans may keep some more assets
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Hockey:

Court 'expects' Elmira to have Jackals hockey this fall
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Education:

Morris Brown owes employees thousands
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Telecoms:

LightSquared seeks to pay key executives up to $6m in bonuses
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Health Care:

Bankruptcy Forces Colorado-Fayette Medical Center in Texas to Close
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Property inside Saint Catherine Medical Center to be sold at auction
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One In 100 Children Is A Psychopath, Experts Believe
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Personal Finance:

Neil Armstrong Couldn't Afford Life Insurance, So He Used A Creative Way To Provide For His Family If He Died
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Debt Collection:

Second Circuit Breathes Life into Lawsuit against Debt Collector --- The Opinion
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Corporate Governance:

Matt Taibbi gropes toward a theory of the corporation.
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Defaults:

Contec bankruptcy pushes default index up to 1.21%, was 1.06% in July
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UK:

Former football club chairman made bankrupt
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EU:

China won't commit to eurozone aid
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The Basic Arithmetic Behind Investors' Biggest Fear In Europe
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ECB bankers toil over bond-buying plan
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Eurozone Jobless Rate Stuck at Record High in July
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PIIGS:

Wen Tells Merkel Spain, Italy, Greece Need More Reforms
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China:

Debt Cloud Hangs Over Chinese Solar Industry
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Israel:

Going concern warning likely for IDB
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Brazil:

Brazil banks put the brakes on lending as defaults rise
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