December 28, 2012

The Daily Bankruptcy News

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Law:

Associate Bonus Watch: Quinn Emanuel Cuts Extra Check For Top End Billers
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Where Big Law Firm Partners Really Come From
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Connecticut Lawyer Picked, Foley, Gibson Dunn: Business of Law
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The 2012 Global Lawyers of the Year
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Screen Can’t Stop Firm’s Disqualification if New Hire Had Substantial Role in Matter
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After Toyota Deal, Lawyers Seek Fee: $200 Million
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Medical Schools Make Reforms While Law Schools Make Excuses
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Business Development At Firms Small Versus Large
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Three Trends for 2013 in the Corporate and Deal World
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Survey: Does Your Law Firm Recognize Staff Expertise and Contributions on The Firm Website?
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Meet Grokr, The First iPhone App You'll Want To Use Every Day
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4 Tricks to Make Outgoing Emails Work Harder
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God's Will No Defense To Ethical Violations
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Professor: Law School Advertising Violates Legal Ethics
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List spotlights year’s most ridiculous lawsuits
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New Rules Create Jobs for Attorneys at Hedge Funds
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New Chicago high school grooms future lawyers
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How Social Media Saved Christmas
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Big Data Meets Big Law
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YesLaw: Netflix for Lawyers?
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Dead lawyer on trial over tax scam
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DNA of Sandy Hook killer to be examined for 'evil' gene --- Plans To Study Adam Lanza's DNA Splits The Scientific Community
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Akin Gump partner logs 153 marathons, plans to complete four more by New Year's Eve
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Arizona AG: Let's Arm Our School Staffs
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Miami Man 'Fighting for Life' Following Christmas Torching
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Gang Rape Victim Commits Suicide After Being Encouraged To Drop Charges And Marry One Of Her Rapists
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2012 Mug Shots Of The Year
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Say What?!
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Judges:

Justice Scalia Revealed His Fears Of A Gay Agenda In A Key 1996 Dissent
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94-year-old woman gets surprise visit
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5 Supreme Court Cases That Could Change The Lives Of Americans
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New York conduct commission votes to discipline three judges
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Wall Street:

Stock futures slip before data; fiscal cliff nears
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Markets Go Into Positive Territory In Final Minutes Of The Day
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10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
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Layoffs:

First-time unemployment claims close in on 4-and-a-half-year low
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Corporate Reform:

Regulators sanction five big bond underwriters
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Lehman:

Lehman's Cash Rises to $5.6 Billion Before Creditor Payment
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Lehman to Pay $122 Million in One-Time Fees in December
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Municipalities:

Snyder signs emergency manager bill; new law will take effect in spring
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Bondholders out $23 million in debt restructuring
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Banks Fined For Adding Pork to California's Mind-Blowing Debt
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San Bernardino rejects $2 million claim by former finance director for redevelopment
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Chicago Has The Priciest Parking In The Country Because Of A Bad Deal
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Economy:

Consumer confidence falls on fiscal cliff fears --- Fiscal-cliff concerns sink consumers' expectations
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U.S. jobless claims fall 12,000 to 350,000
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US to Hit Debt Ceiling on Monday
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Treasury Warns of Extraordinary Measures to Avoid Default
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At Cliff's Edge, Democrat Harry Reid in Personal Attack on Republican John Boehner --- Boehner Calls House To Reconvene For Sunday Session --- Obama back from Hawaii, Congress bickers on cliff --- Obama bringing lawmakers to Oval Office for last-minute 'cliff' talks --- Cliff Talks Down to the Wire --- Maybe We'll Get The Really Obvious Fiscal Cliff Solution That Everyone Was Expecting All Along --- US stocks fall 1 percent after Reid "cliff" remarks --- Stocks Cut Losses as House to Return Sunday --- Obama calls congressional leaders as 'fiscal cliff' optimism fades --- Cliff: What's the Worst That Could Happen? --- Fiscal Cliff Reality: Higher Taxes for All --- What the cliff means, and why America's deficit woes are so intractable --- Will 'Fiscal Cliff' Accelerate Millionaire Deaths?
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Sequestration, Medicare Cuts: Likely Result From Fiscal Cliff Talks
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44 Companies That Get Slammed If The Government Slashes Spending
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Krugman: When prophecy fails
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Unemployment benefits claims drop
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Could a port strike cripple the US economy?
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10 Answers To The 10 Biggest Questions For 2013
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US Debt Clock
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Economic Indicators Dashboard
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Real Estate:

US new home sales rise to 377K --- Hit two-year high in November
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US Housing's 'Distressing Gap' Is Not Going Anywhere
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America To Honey Boo Boo: Stay Out Of Our Neighborhood!
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Touring The Hardest-Hit Neighborhood In The Weakest Housing Market In The Country
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Retailing:

Amazon Has Best Holiday Season Ever, Selling 306 Items Per Second
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Wait: Maybe holiday retail spending was actually really strong
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Food/Beverage:

Former Upper Crust employees' lawyer files to stop bid tied to co-founder Jordan Tobins --- Upper Crust bid leaves bad taste
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Wal-Mart, Kroger said to be bidders for Hostess
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Tully's draws several bids, company says --- Patrick Dempsey on a McDreamy-Like Mission to Save More Than 500 Seattle Jobs --- Can 'McDreamy' Save Tully's?
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The Weirdest Fast Food Menu Items Of 2012
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Skiing:

Wisp operators look forward to snowy winter
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Electricity:

Edison International Units Sued by Chevron Over Oil Fields
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Oil/Gas:

JP Morgan: Chesapeake Energy Seems To Drag Its Feet When Paying Vendors
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Banking:

Is Regions Next in Line for Legal Woes?
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Aviation:

AA-US Airways Merger Could Happen Next Month
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AMR Union Says Lack of Accord May Threaten Merger in Bankruptcy --- Union stresses importance of reaching a transition agreement
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Often, when airlines exit bankruptcy , their executives exit, too
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Woman slaps TSA agent in face after patdown
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Fraud:

Pompano socialite, husband file separate suits against TD Bank in Rothstein scam
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US to probe Autonomy sale to Hewlett-Packard
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The 10 Biggest Frauds in Recent US History
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Newspapers:

Orange County Register owner eyes Tribune papers
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(1 new opinion today - DBN)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (14 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (18 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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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Orchestras:

San Diego Chamber Orchestra Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Mass Torts:

The Lawyer as Racketeer
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Multi-Level Marketing:

More Red Flags About Herbalife
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Brokers:

CFTC Wants Futures Insurance Fund after MF Global Payback
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Hotels:

Sagamore owner can keep hotel in Chapter 11 case
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Religion:

Judge: Media can intervene in priest files fight
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Ratings:

Bond Rating Cuts Advance to Fastest Since '09
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Health Care:

Here's what's wrong with treating gun violence like a 'mental health problem'
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Sovereigns:

Argentina Restructured Bond Holders Seek Top Court Review
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EU:

Europe is not out, but it certainly is down
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Euro doomsayers revise their forecasts
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PIIGS:

Long-suffering Bankia shareholders set for more losses --- Bankia investors can look to AIB experience as precedent --- Spanish Stocks Are Getting Demolished
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Greek central bank says top 4 banks need 27.5 billion euros --- The 'Lagarde List' Is Back, And Things Could Get Really Explosive In Greece Again
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Germany:

Germany accused of 'deporting' its elderly to Asia and Eastern Europe
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Japan:

What's Behind The Collapse Of The Japanese Yen
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Argentina:

Ex-Argentine economy minister convicted over money in bathroom
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MENA:

Prime Minister - Egypt Far From Bankruptcy
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Egypt fears run on banks, imposes limit on withdrawals
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Africa:

Hospital imprisons new moms who can't pay hospital bill
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