December 5, 2012

The Daily Bankruptcy News

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Law:

Boies Schiller Law Firm Rewards Associates --- Bonus Watch (Envy Edition): Boies Schiller Tops Out At $250,000
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Law Firms: ‘You Have No Right to Increased Profitability’
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Baker & McKenzie remains leading law firm brand among in-housers
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Merger Madness: K&L Gates, Middletons Seal the Deal
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Vote of Confidence - Law firm leaders are optimistic about 2013
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Women Notch Progress
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That Greenberg Gender Bias Case—Should Your Firm Be Worried Too?
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Elliott and the Vultures v. Cleary and the Deadbeats
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Lawyer who trashed bankruptcy judge skips her tribunal
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Cross Selling Doesn’t Work - Especially When You Verein It
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Judges affirm that greed is perfectly legal
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Thoughts on Making Partner (Part 1)– The Personal
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Ending the Holiday Tradition of Outside Counsel Rate-Increase Letters
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How Gossip Transformed the Legal Industry
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Update to Apple's Pages app adds track changes feature
(DBN)

Lawyer in 'campaign' to extort $200,000 from ex-wife arrested
(DBN)

Jones Day Sues Former Client Vizio for $6 Million in Fees
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Pact Proposed in Trustee's Claims Over Acquisition by Greenbaum
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The Thousands Of Californians Who Failed The Bar Exam Are Going To Hate This Guy
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Controversy Continues at a Leading Law School Over Allegations of Racial Bias
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Saying ‘Labels Matter,’ Judge Permits Law School Alumni Suit Over Job Stats
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The New York Times' Ethicist Was Ripped To Shreds For Defending Law Schools
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Arizona Law Schools Back Proposal to Allow 3Ls to Take the Bar Exam
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The Top Eight Things Wrong With Law Schools
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Disney Loses Its $319 Million 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Case
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Charges Dropped Against Bar President Who Went Armed to Screening of Batman Movie
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Attorney Charged re Claimed Threat to Expose Ex-Wife’s Alleged Affair With Law Partner
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First-year law student wins Miss Houston title
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After 17 Days on the Lam, Former Prosecutor Is Arrested in New Mexico
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‘Well-Dressed’ Alleged Groper Is A Lawyer Without A Job
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‘You Can’t Touch Me I’m A Lawyer’ - Customer After Racially Abusing Bouncer At Lap Dance Club, Court Hears
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Ohio College Stops Construction Work Due To Use Of 'Sexist' “Men Working” Sign
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Judges:

Biggest Court in Nation Closes Courtrooms as CA Cuts Kick In
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Judge Orders Deadbeat Dad Of Nine (With Six Women)To Stop Procreating
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Wall Street:

US stock index futures signal early gains
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Stocks close with little change
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The 22 Terms That Every Wall Streeter Must Know
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Layoffs:

19 Small Businesses Creating The Most Jobs Right Now
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Banking:

Banks' third-quarter profits the highest in six years, FDIC says
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Bank profit high not just from rewriting bad debt
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Telecoms:

More Ominous News at Nokia
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Oil/Gas:

ATP Equity Holder Ask for Probe of Oil Reserves' Value
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Celebs:

Sheriff's Dept. defends Lenny Dykstra scuffle, use of force
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Price reduced on mansion of ex-New York Mets star Lenny Dykstra
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Agriculture:

Stamp Farms in Decatur files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, owes $5.7 million to top 20 creditors
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Municipalities:

CalPERS likely to lose next court battle, San Bernardino bankruptcy observers predict
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Cities' self-insurance pool faces insolvency
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Police union OKs new contract
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The 11 "Death Spiral" States
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Hollywood:

David Bergstein Sues Bankruptcy Trustee for Trying to 'Destroy' Him
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Defaults:

Recession Defaulters May Repeat After Exchanges, Moody's Says
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Economy:

Leading Conservative Group Rips Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Offer: 'It Is Utterly Unacceptable' --- Republicans Are Getting Hammered For Their Handling Of The Fiscal Cliff Talks --- Montgomery Burns Explains The Fiscal Cliff --- Today in ‘fiscal cliff’: This is what progress looks like
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One in four Americans has an opinion about an imaginary debt plan
(DBN)

11 shocking, true facts about Simpson-Bowles
(DBN)

The dumbest debate in Washington
(DBN)

Paul Krugman Will Like These Figures
(DBN)

The most accurate economic forecasters in the world
(DBN)

The Obscenely Rich Men Bent on Shredding the Safety Net
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US Debt Clock
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Economic Indicators Dashboard
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Real Estate:

Home prices post biggest jump in over six years
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Banks take unfair advantage of federal settlement
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Toll Brothers' Surprising 4Q Fuels Housing Recovery Optimism
(DBN)

PMI gains interest from private investor that would pump cash into bankrupt mortgage insurer
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Jury Convicts Attorney in Mortgage-Fraud Case, But Acquits on 20 Charges Despite Staff Testimony
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Brokers:

The Chart That Keeps Jon Corzine Awake At Night
(DBN)

MF Global trustee issues second interim report
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MF Global trustee says about 28,000 customer claims completed
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Politics:

Report: Elizabeth Warren Will Get A Seat On The Senate Banking Committee
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12 Fascinating People Who Are Heading To Congress Next Year
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Newspapers:

Former Newspaper Editor Realizes Now What He Was Doing Wrong
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Autos:

American Suzuki Wins Shutdown Support From Auto Dealers
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Swedish Debt Office Takes Ownership of Saab Parts
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Aviation:

American Air passenger service agents vote on unionizing
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Pilots At Bankrupt American Airlines Push For Merger
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Hawker Beechcraft Forecasts $1.9B In Sales Next Year
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Hawker Beechcraft to pay millions for bankruptcy services
(DBN)

Government considering aid package for Brussels Airlines
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Environmental:

When Environmental Law Confronts Bankruptcy Law
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Food/Beverage:

Hostess buyer will likely need to spend big on modernization
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Hostess bidders have until Monday to show interest
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Failed meal deals send Darden stock reeling
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Religion:

Church Claims Bankruptcy after Insurance Scheme Backfires
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Tax:

Allocation of COD Income Where Workout Involves Debt Forgiveness
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Hotels:

LodgeNet sits on edge of bankruptcy
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Coal:

Patriot reaffirms reclamation commitment
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Shipping:

Another shipyard in Zhejiang on the verge of bankruptcy
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Health Care:

A Huge Pay Cut For Doctors Is Hiding In The Fiscal Cliff
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Why Is US HealthCare So Expensive
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Tobacco:

Officials object to payment for Renegade bankruptcy trustee, others
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Fraud:

Rajat Gupta Will Stay Free as He Fights Conviction
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Gupta Objects to SEC’s Request for $15 Million Penalty
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Corporate Reform:

Global Banking Under Siege as Regulators Guard National Interests
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Gambling:

Indiana Casinos May Face Their Own Fiscal Cliff
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(3 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 (33 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (9 new filings today)
(DBN)

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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Bankruptcy Reform:

Bankruptcy Commission: Secured Lending OK by Us
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Bankruptcy Compensation:

In Trouble and Paying Out --- Payday Before Mayday
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Why Do Broke Companies Still Give Out Bonuses?
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Sales:

Rare "Metropolis" film poster to hit auction block
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Avoidance Actions:

Can’t Touch This: The Release that Saved a Creditor from a Preference Actions Against Non-Claimants
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DIP Finance:

Eastman Kodak and Roll-Up Facilities
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Recent Pleadings:

9th Circuit: Stern Means That Bankruptcy Court Can't Finally Adjudicate Fraudulent Transfer Actions
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Insurance:

Businesses Damaged by Sandy Face Knotty Insurance Issues
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Weather:

How the Coastline Became a Place to Put the Poor
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Sovereigns:

Argentina Not Required to Post $250 Million Appeal Bond
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All Of A Sudden, Nothing In Paul Singer's Lawsuit Against Argentina Is Going His Way
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Court Approves Broad Injunctive Relief in Case Over Sovereign Debt Instruments
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The Debtor Prisoner's Dilemma
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UK:

Osborne tries to sweeten pill for austerity in Britain
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'City must cut costs or face bankruptcy '
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UK Services Barely Grow as Contraction Risk Looms
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EU:

EU finance chiefs clash over bank reform
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Euro-Area Manufacturing, Services Contract for 10th Month
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Europe's Avoidable Collision Course
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The Bottom Falls Out Of The European Consumer
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Serial Government Defaults In The Eurozone
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Europe's Gluttony Olympics: Fattest, Laziest, Drunkest
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PIIGS:

Hedge Funds Force Up Greek Debt Buyback Price
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ie: O'Donnell suspected of siphoning sales funds --- O'Donnells targeted by 'death threats' at €16m London home --- Delay in enacting insolvency legislation is destroying lives
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Italy Has Seen Some Of The Ugliest Economic Data Of Anywhere Lately
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Canada:

Bid to quash shareholder lawsuit against Bre-X delayed six months
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Germany:

Germany Might Be Pulling Off Another Economic Miracle
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Netherlands:

Amsterdam to create 'scum villages'
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China:

The Chinese Stock Market Is Going Buckwild
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Romainia:

Rapid Bucharest files for insolvency
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Africa:

Insolvency experts now running Great Basin
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Maccau:

The Money Laundering Formula That Turned Macau Into A Gigantic Economic Success
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Belarus:

Bankruptcy Act to appear in Belarus next year
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MENA:

Hawkamah investigates policy impact of insolvency, restructuring
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