December 26, 2012

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Law:

Shearman & Sterling, Freshfields, MoFo, Cravath: Business of Law
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Goodwin Procter, Kaye Scholer to Move Offices: Business of Law
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Formal Reprimand Issued To Gassy Federal Worker, "Intolerable Workplace"
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New Rules Create Jobs for Attorneys at Hedge Funds
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Going It Alone: Litigators Who Made a Big Jump to Start Small in 2012
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2013 in-house compensation report
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All I want for Christmas: law firm leaders share their Christmas wish-lists
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Docket 2013: Decisions to Watch
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Legal Sector in 2012: Might become as memorable as Crash of 2007
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Asbestos Lawyers Hit With Fraudulent Claim Verdict
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Peak Australia?
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The Challenges of Canadian Law Firm Mergers
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Attorney says he was forced out of Miller Canfield law firm, "Culture of fear and intimidation"
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Lawyer of the Day: Sorry Judge, But I’m Unavailable Due to the Mayan Apocalypse
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Above the Law’s 2012 Lawyer of the Year Competition: The Finalists!
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Getting Business People to Listen to You
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Seven ways to win global clients better than your rival
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A Holiday Message From Touro Law
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Non-J.D. candidates easing the strain on law schools
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Law School Transparency: Scrooge --- Will IBR bail out law schools?
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2nd Circuit punts on constitutionality of judge's diversity effort for class counsel
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How to Get New Clients at a Holiday Party Without Really Trying
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Top 10 Issues for Public Company GCs in 2013
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Legal Etiquette for Difficult Situations
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UPS man steals iPod left on doorstep by FedEx
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Shop Where Nancy Lanza Bought Gun Raided By Feds --- NRA LaPierre: Hollywood, media, music, violent videos cause culture of violence --- Calls for armed guards in every school --- The Glaring Problem With The NRA's Cop-In-Every-School Plan --- Emanuel Blasts NRA School Safety Plan As ‘Outrageous And Unsettling’ --- Charts On Firearms --- Parents Worry Their Child Could Be ‘Next Adam Lanza’ --- Adam Lanza: Evil Or Ill? --- Meet Some Of America's Proud Gun Owners
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Congress Is Quietly Abandoning The 5th Amendment
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'Catch Me If You Can' Con Artist Says Being A Lawyer Is The Easiest Of All Jobs To Fake
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10 iPhone Apps To Help You Avoid Being Totally Bored Hanging Out With Your Family
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Silencing the Science on Gun Research
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Ky. court upholds decision in p---- removal case
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Ambushed NY firemen shot dead --- Shooter served time for beating grandmother with hammer
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Police Discover 'Mobile Meth Lab' In Walmart Parking Lot
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The First Apps To Install On Your New iPad
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Man busted smuggling cocaine inside tires of wheelchair
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'Irresistible' Woman Fired For Being Too Sexy
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Feds Scorch Sheriff for Racial Bias, "Taco Eaters"
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Judge: La. woman can flip finger in holiday lights
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BBB Is a Racket, Law Firm Says in $200 Million Demand
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Long Island: “Woman who drowned children seeks part of their estate”
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The 12 Most Brazen Fugitives From History
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State AGs and private plaintiffs' firms redux
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A Divorce Lawyer Says A Lot Of Unfaithful Spouses Will Be Caught By Texting On Christmas
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Say What?!
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Judges:

Scalia's Close Friend Tells Why The Justice Is Such A 'Famous Curmudgeon'
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Judge 'handles' case for friend on Facebook
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Hard Line Against Cellphones and Door-Slamming Leads to Five-Day Suspension for Judge
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Wall Street:

US stock futures edge up as deal hopes remain
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Daniel Kahneman On Wealth Management
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Amateur Investors Are 3.2 Percent Worse Than Chimpanzees At Picking Stocks
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The Best Stocks, Currencies, Commodities, And Funds Of 2012
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Layoffs:

The Truth About What Kind Of Job You Can Get Into With Your Major
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Delta gets 22,000 applications for 300 flight attendant jobs
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Mass Torts:

W.Va. Jury Sides with CSX in Long-Running RICO Suit Against Asbestos Lawyers
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Judge OKs settlement in BP class-action suit
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Class Action Lawsuits 2013: What will be the next tobacco
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Ohio's new asbestos transparency law is 'positive first step,' observer says
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Agriculture:

Stamp Farms bankruptcy: Michigan Farm Bureau hosts informational meeting for farmers and landowners
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Boehner's stand dims farm bill hopes
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Municipalities:

Judge blocks CalPERS suit against insolvent San Bernardino --- San Bernardino wins partial victory in bankruptcy court
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CalPERS may have legal edge in fight with San Bernardino
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Bankruptcy , federal judges admonish Jefferson County officials
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Bankruptcy judge approves Jefferson County's Bessemer courthouse deal
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North Dakota Leads List Of America's Fastest-Growing States
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Striking Photos Of The Devastated Rockaways Two Months After Sandy
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Lawyers: Centax can't afford to store tax records
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Newspapers:

Journal Register Company Receives Clearance for Sale Process
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Student Debt:

Graduates, Parents Riddled with Student Debt Turn to Bankruptcy
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Awards:

Deborah Roher named advocate leader by NACBA
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Economy:

The Most Important Charts Of 2012
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9 Charts That Show Everything That Happened In 2012
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Lawmakers: We're Likely to Go Over 'Cliff'
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The Last Best Hope For A Fiscal Cliff Deal Before January 1
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US businesses hold out hope for fiscal cliff deal
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Obama Calls For A Scaled-Back Deal To Avoid The 'Cliff' --- House Republicans Circulate Plan to Oust Boehner from Speakership
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Consumer confidence drops to 5-month low
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American Dream Fades for Generation Y Professionals
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Treasuries Yields Rise as Lawmakers Wrangle in Budget Showdown
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Fed dilemma: growth vs. inflation
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2013 Is Bernanke's Year: Unlimited QE And Total Control Of The Fed
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Consumer Spending in U.S. Rose in November as Incomes Rebounded
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12 Things That Will Cost Consumers More In 2013
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This Chilling Economic Report Is Getting Passed Around By CEOs
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20 Inspiring Rags-To-Riches Stories
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Even Super-Wealthy Families Are Cutting Back This Christmas
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US Debt Clock
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Economic Indicators Dashboard
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Real Estate:

Housing Poised to Bolster US Growth as Sales Rise
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Mortgage rates mixed, Freddie Mac says; 30-year fixed at 3.37%
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No Recession Here: 168 Bids For 1 House in Red-Hot DC Real estate market
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The 10 Biggest Home Sales In New York City This Year
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The 12 States That Are Still Getting Buried Under Foreclosures
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Autos:

Workers at GM, Ford to Score Nice Bonuses This Year
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GM expert says shares are cheap
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Is GM Preparing To Bankrupt Opel?
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Suzuki Sells More Cars in the US After Filing For Bankruptcy
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Toyota poised to reclaim world's biggest carmaker title
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Celebs:

Dutch impound Steve Jobs superyacht over unpaid bill
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The Broke and the Beautiful: Lampoon Edition
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Eva Longoria Claims a Stranger Meddled
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Retailing:

Subdued mood on the last holiday shopping weekend --- U.S. Holiday Sales Advanced a Marginal 0.7%
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Walgreen posts sharp profit drop
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Modest discounts, fiscal cliff deter last-minute shoppers
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The Holiday-Gift Return Free-for-All
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Online holiday shopping in 2012 grows 16% from last year
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Fraud:

Bernie Madoff Sent A Letter To CNBC On Christmas Eve
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Ex-SAC Manager's Indictment Boosts Pressure to Cooperate
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Health Care:

Meningitis outbreak pharmacy is bankrupt
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Bamberg hospital board handles business related to bankruptcy
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Earn an average salary? Covering your health spending will take 58.3 workdays
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Big Changes Are Coming For The US Healthcare System
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Food/Beverage:

Mexican baker Bimbo considers gobbling up Hostess
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Hostess Finds There's an Appetite for Its Brands, Facilities
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Twinkie-Maker Hostess says wind-down proceeding as planned
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IAM: Hostess Workers Fight for Final Paychecks
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Hostess Brands likely to sell breads, sweets to separate buyers
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Hostess Brands: Judge allows cash infusion, hears about bidders
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The Grossest Recipes From The Five Worst Cookbooks Of 2012
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The 10 Best Chinese Restaurants In New York City
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Resorts:

Wisp Resort emerges from bankruptcy
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Consultants:

Miller Buckfire Acquired by Stifel Financial
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Stifel CEO again bucks the trend in buying a workout firm
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Bankruptcy Crimes:

Bankruptcy Fraud Sends Shreveport Businessman To Prison
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Aviation:

AMR loses $347 million in November, or $46 million excluding bankruptcy-related expenses
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No. 8 American makes progress restructuring in Year One of bankruptcy protection
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AMR bankruptcy : A big story in 2011, 2012, 2013
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American's flight attendants join AMR-US Airways merger talks
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Ex-TSA Screener: Officers 'Laughing' At Your Naked Image
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Alitalia bleeding cash
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Compensation:

Did Citi CEO Vikram Pandit quit because of a say-on-pay lawsuit?
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Alternative Energy:

Wanxiang says fears over A123 are overblown
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Short Sellers:

Bill Ackman Wants You To See What Herbalife's Nutrition Clubs Look Like
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Domain Names:

Appeals Court Overturns Bankruptcy Sale Of Baron/Ondova Domains & Axes The Receivership
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Banking:

New First Place owner to fund bankruptcy expenses
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(6 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 (38 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (28 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:

2012 Year In Review – Part 1
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Exemptions:

Homestead exemption applies to cell tower, judge says
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Discharge:

The Extraordinary Remedy of Discharging Third Party Liability in Bankruptcy Proceedings
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Recent Pleadings:

Flintkote Asbestos Plan Confirmed
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Brokers:

MF Global Trustees Reach Deal --- $500 Million Pact Heralds Customer Payments --- Trustee announces settlement deals key to cash payouts --- MF Global trustee expects quicker cash payouts to creditors after deal
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MF Global Chapter 11: One Complicated Bankruptcy
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Litigation:

To Protect Privilege, Summaries in Lieu of Bills Can Prove Legal Fees
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Weather:

Focus Shifts in Pro Bono Effort to Make Storm Victims Whole
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Lehman:

Lehman's Year-End Fees, Filings Match Up With Biggest Bankruptcy
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Equipment Rental:

Ahern Rentals gets more time in its push to reorganize
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Video Games:

Ubisoft rumored yet again to be interested in THQ assets
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Mail:

Postal workers continue hunger strike against proposed delivery cuts
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Finance:

How The Rothschilds Created Modern Finance And A Vast Fortune That Has Lasted For Centuries
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Photography:

Kodak blows itself up in hopes of surviving
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Golf:

Sea Trail seeking buyer to emerge from bankruptcy
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Hollywood:

Staff at Bankrupt Company's Studio Labored in Style
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Asset Protection:

Possible Bad News For Domestic Asset Protection Trusts In Conflict-Of-Laws Dispute
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Electricity:

Judge: Beartooth can continue fight against SME
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Wall St, facing fiercer watchdog, flees US power markets
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Coal:

Illinois Coal Bankruptcy: Good News for Environment, Bad News for Workers
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Paper:

NewPage Completes Financial Restructuring
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Music:

Lafayette's Dog House Music files for Chapter 11
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Sovereigns:

Argentine Bondholders Seek Answers From Other Investors
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UK:

Welcome for review into fees charged by insolvency practices
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Charity trustees and insolvency : protecting your own position
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Charity's insolvency leaves homeless people without support
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Hundreds of retailers on brink of insolvency
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UK is clamping down on Irish ' bankruptcy tourism'
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Vince Cable's plans for insolvency won't help smaller firms
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Libor cases lift UK FSA fines to record $507 mln
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PIIGS:

ie: 'Evasive' O'Donnell fails in UK bankruptcy attempt --- Not 'frank or . . . wholly truthful' witness --- UK bankruptcy route getting more difficult to navigate
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The Passion of Monti: A Christmas Story
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Canada:

Publisher's bankruptcy 'a shock' for Canmore author Stephen R. Bown
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Bankruptcy trustee wants to drop lingering Bre-X lawsuits
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Argentina:

2 dead as supermarket looting spreads in Argentina
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Russia:

Russia closes paper after journalists laugh at Putin
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Georgia:

Vera Kobalia questioned about Cartu Bank bankruptcy scheme
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Malaysia:

Act review call to release bankruptcy stigma
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