January 25, 2012

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Law:

Mitt Romney’s Taxes Aren’t ‘Complicated’ To His Tax Lawyers
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Senior Bankruptcy Lawyer Joins Fulbright as Partner in New York
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Shearman, Blank Rome Representing Olympus in Investor Lawsuits
(DBN)

As Lehman's Bankruptcy Bill Grows, Four Firms Advise On Estate's Acquisition of Archstone Stake
(DBN)

State of the Market – Texas (Part 2)
(DBN)

Staying Relevant
(DBN)

More U.K. Law Firms Assess Plans to Convert to Alternative Business Structure
(DBN)

What Can You Do with a Law Degree?
(DBN)

If Lawsuits Fail, Unemployed Law Students Still Have the Self-Immolation Option
(DBN)

Is This Law School or Junior High?
(DBN)

Law School Transparency: Buildings and food
(DBN)

Do Law Reviews Still Matter?
(DBN)

Legal Sector: "Transition" no longer code for "down & out"
(DBN)

Why Leave the Kitchen?
(DBN)

How to Maintain A Loving Small-Firm Partnership
(DBN)

After Law Firm Mistake, Condo Developer Is Directed to Return $16 Million to Buyers
(DBN)

Jones Day Boosts Dallas Office With Three Ex-SNR Denton Partners
(DBN)

The Texas Supreme Court Wants To Make Getting A Divorce As Easy As Filling Out A Form
(DBN)

Connecting the Digital Dots for Corporate Counsel
(DBN)

Life After Leverage: New Staffing Trends in Law Firms
(DBN)

Former Stroock Partner Must Take Retirement Claim to Arbitration
(DBN)

Commerzbank, JPMorgan, Megaupload, Macy’s in Court News
(DBN)

RBS-Highland, Perelman, Commerzbank, J&J, Roche, GE, UBS in Court News
(DBN)

Public Company to Buy UK Law Firm for $30M to Enhance Insurance Claims-Management Business
(DBN)

Lawyer Who Failed Courthouse Breath Test When She Arrived for Client Hearing Now Faces Criminal Case
(DBN)

What do you mean by ‘purported’? :)
(DBN)

New Jersey Police Decide to Turn on the Freaky Red Light
(DBN)

Prison for Biglaw Partner With Fabricated Kidnapping Story
(DBN)

Judge Orders Jury Duty Slacker to Carry Sign in Front of Courthouse
(DBN)

Lawyer, 29, Unseats Long-Term DA
(DBN)

Heard the One About the Lawyer? Comedians-at-Law Troupe Hits the Road
(DBN)

Sister-Brother Legal Team Plays to Each Other’s Strengths
(DBN)

Black Eyes and Bliss: A Courtroom Marriage Proposal, Domestic Violence Style
(DBN)

Say What?!
(DBN)

Woman Who Returned Adopted Son to Russia Faces Lawsuit by Adoption Agency
(DBN)

Pig Blood Dumped Into Texas River Found By Remote Control Plane
(DBN)

Vanity plate leads to bank robbery suspect
(DBN)

Dentist Pleads Guilty To Using Paper Clips In Root Canals
(DBN)

Oh You're Going To Give Me That Sweet And Sour Sauce
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Judges:

In Remembrance: Wesley Brown, the Nation’s Oldest Federal Judge
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Study: Justices Flunk Attendance at the State of the Union
(DBN)

Illinois Allows Cameras in Trial Courts on Trial Basis
(DBN)

Dissecting the Health Care Case: Election-Year Term Mirrors New Deal Era
(DBN)

Court’s lack of gavel leads to decertification talks
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Wall Street:

US Stock Futures Decline
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US Stocks Decline on Greek Debt Stalemate --- Euro, world stocks dip as Greek talks hit bump
(DBN)

Bonus Watch ’12: Bank Of America
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Layoffs:

Payrolls Rose in 25 U.S. States in December While Jobless Rate Fell in 37
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US Post Office Needs to Cut 260,000 Jobs: Rep. Issa
(DBN)

Best Companies with no layoffs - ever!
(DBN)

California still has second-highest unemployment in US
(DBN)

A Scary Indication Of How Long This Jobless Recovery Could Last
(DBN)

Looks Like Even The Jobless Might Have To Pay Taxes On Their Benefits
(DBN)

More Americans Relocating to Other States to Find Jobs --- A Nation No Longer On The Move --- (Part II)
(DBN)

National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Fraud:

Testimony to begin in trial of financier R. Allen Stanford --- Jury selection goes into second day --- Did Allen Stanford “Forget” State Secrets? Come On!! --- Stanford Told Investors 'Lie After Lie,' Prosecutor Says --- “His own personal piggybank” --- Trial gets to a rip(off)-roaring start --- Defense: Stanford's Empire "Wasn't a Fraud"
(DBN)

SEC Asks Federal Judge to Order SIPC Payout Plan for Stanford Investors --- Federal court hears row over Stanford investor claims
(DBN)

Governor's Fair Finance settlement yields just $3,000 --- Some Fair Finance certificate holders to be asked to give money back
(DBN)

Perversion of securities safe harbors for Ponzi schemes in bankruptcy
(DBN)

Objections jeopardize $9.85 million Nadel settlement
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Food/Beverage:

NYC's H&H Bagels fighting to survive bankruptcy --- Could still get second chance --- Owner Says H&H Rolls On
(DBN)

Quiznos Avoids Bankruptcy : Long-Live The Hampsters
(DBN)

Her stump speech: Save the Twinkies!
(DBN)

Judge Approves $750 Million Bankruptcy Exit Financing For Grocer A&P
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Utilities:

PSC seeks to intervene in Southern bankruptcy
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Autos:

GM Struggles to Break Out of Uncle Sam's Shadow
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The Big Three's dramatic U-turn
(DBN)

Auto bankruptcies weighed early
(DBN)

Saab Museum Saved
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Alternative Energy:

Smashed Solyndra Assets: Scandal or Standard Procedure?
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MF Global:

After MF Global's Demise, Futures Industry Explores Tougher Rules
(DBN)

MF Global clients unite
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Banking:

Colonial Bancgroup Appellate Court Finds FDIC Entitled to Setoff Rights for Deposits at Failed Bank Subsidiary
(DBN)

Moynihan Is Going To Have To Tell Us Everything He Knows About The Merrill Lynch Deal Again
(DBN)

BofA: Investment Bankers Face 25% Pay Cut
(DBN)

Citigroup to Consider Further Cuts
(DBN)

Too Big To Fail Banks Get Bigger – Fundamental Financial Problems Worse Than 2008
(DBN)

On banks, state regulators are more lax than federal ones
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Retailing:

Big Box Retailers Just Can't Compete With The Internet --- Target tries to fight off online retailers
(DBN)

Avenue is on the road to nowhere
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Oil/Gas:

Gulf Coast Diesel Strengthens as Petroplus Plans for Insolvency
(DBN)

Will the Petroplus bankruptcy lead to fuel shortages?
(DBN)

Swiss union mulls Petroplus fuel blockade
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Shipping:

Freight Rates Plummet With Least Baltic Ice Since 1720
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Trucking:

Comparing Ceridian Diesel Fuel Index and ATA Trucking Index
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Telecoms:

Wireless firm's creditors demand details of White House meeting
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Tax:

Comparing Income, Corporate, Capital Gains Tax Rates: 1916-2011
(DBN)

1,000+ Americans ditched their citizenship over taxes
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Turnarounds:

Nailing Down the Turnaround Restructuring Expertise, Performance Improvement Are Key to Investment Returns
(DBN)

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Economy:

Europe poses global recession threat: IMF --- Slashes Growth Estimates For Everyone Except The US --- Warns EU Debt Crisis Could Hit U.S. Banks, Cause Funding Strains
(DBN)

Roubini Is Scaring Everyone At Davos With Talk Of Global Recession
(DBN)

Obama Calls for Higher Taxes on the Rich in Speech
(DBN)

Obama Call for Tax Hikes Met With Resignation at Davos
(DBN)

State of the Union ... in 2 mins
(DBN)

Americans Lead World in Debt Reduction: Study
(DBN)

Warren Buffett’s Secretary to Attend State of the Union --- Meet Warren Buffett's secretary
(DBN)

Meet the New Federal Reserve Members
(DBN)

All Of Last Year's FOMC Dissenters Lost Their Voting Rights
(DBN)

When Downside Scenarios for the Economy Play Out
(DBN)

PwC: Half Of CEOs Think The Global Economy Will Decline In 2012 --- Concerned About Economy While Upbeat on Revenues
(DBN)

Poll: Satisfaction with US on the Decline
(DBN)

U.S. Economic Confidence Best Since May
(DBN)

U.S. Financial Worries Rival Those of 1992
(DBN)

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the World Economy?
(DBN)

Krugman: Is U.S. economy on the mend? Or are we going to copy Europe?
(DBN)

Here's A Map Of Current Global Growth Vs Precrisis Average
(DBN)

Did Obama really make government bigger?
(DBN)

Economic Stress Map
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Economy Tracker Map
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US Debt Clock
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History:

How Slavery Led to Modern Capitalism
(DBN)

On Hoover's Attempts to Rescue the Banks
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Real Estate:

Freddie Mac: What it did, what went wrong
(DBN)

Delaware to reject nationwide mortgage settlement
(DBN)

Foreclosure Deal Near, Too Lenient for Banks
(DBN)

$25B foreclosure deal: What it could mean for homeowners --- Proposed mortgage deal offers homeowners little relief
(DBN)

Obama Creates Unit With States to Investigate Mortgage Misconduct by Banks
(DBN)

Eric Schneiderman To Chair Mortgage Crisis Unit
(DBN)

The mortgage investigations drag on
(DBN)

Obama Answers Bernanke Housing Pleas With Refinancing Proposal --- Obama Pulls The Trigger On The January Surprise
(DBN)

State of the Union: Small Missing Pieces in the Messy Housing Puzzle
(DBN)

Home Value Declines Severe in Battleground States
(DBN)

Investors eagerly eye U.S. foreclosure rental plan
(DBN)

Appeals court upholds MERS right to assign, foreclose on a mortgage
(DBN)

Why all the robosigning?
(DBN)

Rising Rents
(DBN)

Mortgage Applications Retreated Last Week
(DBN)

Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, January 24, 2012
(DBN)

California Home Foreclosure Notices Decline 12% as Lenders Change Policies --- Foreclosure activity down in Bay Area, California
(DBN)

Lee Farkas Seeks Retrial
(DBN)

Mastro trove hits TV on eve of bankruptcy auction
(DBN)

Outlook for Mortgage Market: Feels Like ‘Groundhog Day’
(DBN)

Citigroup Sued by Loreley Over Loss on $1 Billion Sub-Prime CDO
(DBN)

Judge Orders Mortgage Fraud Defendant to Reveal Encrypted Contents of Laptop
(DBN)

Mitt Romney's State of the Union Challenge on the Mortgage Crisis
(DBN)

Massachusetts home sales in 2011 hit 21-year low
(DBN)

Weyerhaeuser Falls on Housing Recovery Concerns
(DBN)

Customary But Improper Legal Fee Charges
(DBN)

Should the Government or the Market Set Mortgage Down Payments? A New Study
(DBN)

No Takers for Texas as New York City Trophies Find Refinancing
(DBN)

Wrigley rooftop venue sold in bankruptcy auction
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Politics:

Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren Rebel Against Super-PACs
(DBN)

Warren: 'This may not work'
(DBN)

Warren talks middle class woes, Super Bowl in Daily Show appearance
(DBN)

Romney returns show low tax rate; questions linger --- Made $42.7 Million In 2 Years --- Romney Pays The Same Tax Rate As Someone Making Between $17,000 And $69,000 --- Mitt's 1040s: The Real Scandal is the Tax Code --- Mitt Romney's taxes: Too exotic for prime time? --- Romney Advisers Defend Tax Returns --- Romney did nothing wrong. But did anyone else? --- More offshore shelters --- The Caymans controversy --- Boehner Defends Romney Tax Rate --- Vast wealth expected to play enduring role in campaign --- The Problem With Romney's Tax Return Isn't The Rate He Paid, It's What He Plans To Do About It --- The Alternate Universe America's Elite Live In --- A Turning Point In The Debate On Taxes --- Capital Gains Taxes Are Going Up --- Romney paid $3M in federal income tax in 2010 --- Mitt Romney Tax Plan: How Much Would He Pay Under His Own Plan? --- Romney Tax Returns Show $7 Million in Donations Over 2 Years --- How Mitt Romney Gives Away 16% of His Income --- Romney's “Electability” Argument Collapsing --- Romney's blind trust 'ruse'
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New polls show a collapse in support for Mitt Romney --- Mitt Romney's Very Bad Week
(DBN)

3 Myths About Mitt Romney and the Rich
(DBN)

Three holes in Romney's economic plan
(DBN)

Gingrich's Electability Argument Doesn't Make Much Sense --- Gingrich Ideas Buckle Under Weight of Logic --- Romney Labels Gingrich 'Influence Peddler' --- Lawyer says he advised Gingrich on lobbying laws --- The meaning of ‘despicable’ --- Apparently Newt Gingrich Tried A Bush-League Version Of Mitt Romney’s Carried Interest Trick --- Used Payroll Tax Ploy Often Attacked By IRS
(DBN)

Newt Gingrich rallied Freddie Macs troops
(DBN)

Claim vs. facts: AP looks at candidates' comments
(DBN)

Republicans decry State of the Union as 'campaign speech'
(DBN)

Fact Check: Obama's State of the Union address --- Fact Check: Obama Pushes Plans That Flopped Before --- NPR Fact Checking: State Of The Union Address
(DBN)

Defiant Obama challenges Congress on sticky issues --- Obama's Rx: Fairness, Solidarity, Navy SEALs --- Obama stresses fairness --- Obama Proposes Doubling Mitt Romney's Taxes --- In GOP Response, Daniels Blames Obama for Economy
(DBN)

Wall Street Fears GOP Disarray Could Help Re-Elect Obama
(DBN)

Obama Speech to Embrace Manufacturing
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Aviation:

Bankruptcy court getting form letters from American retirees about pensions
(DBN)

US trustee objects to hiring of consultants in AMR
(DBN)

American Airlines' Parent Company to Trim Management --- Horton: "We will redesign American's management structure"
(DBN)

American Airlines workforce will be 'getting leaner,' CEO says
(DBN)

FAQs about AMR/American Airlines pension
(DBN)

461 American Airlines pilots retired in 2011
(DBN)

DOT Forces Airlines into More Disclosure of Fees, Taxes, Delays
(DBN)

Air Canada Ends Labor Agreement Talks With Pilots, Union Says
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Municipalities:

Federal Judge Sylvia Rambo to rule on Harrisburg City Council bankruptcy appeal
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Celebs:

One of the Flying Wallendas files for bankruptcy
(DBN)

Kluge, Bank in Court Fighting Over Another Property
(DBN)

The Worst, Most Ill-Advised Investments Athletes Have Ever Made
(DBN)

16 Celebrities Who Started Their Careers in Finance
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Small Business:

More Signs of Increased Small Business Lending
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Photography:

Kodak seeks court OK to keep lights on, phones working
(DBN)

How Kodak Failed
(DBN)

Why Intellectual Property Licensees Should Pay Close Attention to Kodak’s Planned Auction Sale
(DBN)

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Distressed Investing:

The Outlook for Distressed Investing
(DBN)

Looking Overseas for Distressed Opportunities Investors May Find Comfort Levels Elusive
(DBN)

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Corporate Reform:

OCC’s Walsh Warns of ‘Vast Over Reaction’ in Derivatives Regulation
(DBN)

SEC Struggles with Investor-Protection Rules
(DBN)

Consumer Bureau Mulling Rule Exemptions for Smaller Banks
(DBN)

Whistle-Blower Tips Pour in After Dodd-Frank Act Goes into Effect
(DBN)

Obama Is Hearing What Judge Rakoff Is Saying
(DBN)

Obama Urges Tougher Laws on Financial Fraud
(DBN)

US abusive lending bar likely set high-Cordray
(DBN)

Cordray makes first appearance on Capitol Hill --- Consumer bureau chief wages charm offensive on Republican critics --- No hot tempers at consumer chief's hearing
(DBN)

Cordray: 'Scholars scratch heads' on CFPB role
(DBN)

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Magazines:

New Judge Assigned to Jewish Times Bankruptcy Case
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(1 new opinion today)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings
(DBN)

Bankruptcy Code - Prior BK Codes - Bankruptcy Rules
(large downloads)

UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
(DBN)

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:

Kodak, Modern Honolulu, AMR, Lehman Lee Madoff
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Rochelle on Tronox-Kerr-McGee-Anadarko, WaMu, Donzi
(DBN)

NYU prof releases app to predict whether a company will fail
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Plan Confirmation:

Substitute collateral not indubitable equivalent
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Plan Confirmation:

Has LaSalle Decision Delayed Economic Recovery? Dearth of Chapter 11s Slows Capital Reallocation
(DBN)

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Professional Retention:

AMR's Request to Hire Law Firms, Advisers Questioned by U.S. Trustee
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Avoidance Actions:

Section 550 of the Bankruptcy Code Won’t Cap the Flow of Avoidance Action Liability
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Intercreditor:

The enforceability in bankruptcy proceedings of waiver and assignment of rights clauses within intercreditor or subordination agreements
(DBN)

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Bad Faith:

Delaware Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Chapter 11 Petition of Mezzanine Borrower as Filed in Bad Faith
(DBN)

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Litigation:

Pricing: The Small Case E-Discovery Dilemma
(DBN)

The Story Behind Delaware's Default E-Discovery Standard
(DBN)

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Mass Torts:

Court affirms huge Travelers asbestos award
(DBN)

Court Upends $600 Mil. Trust for Asbestos Cases
(DBN)

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Insurance:

Reinsurer Sees Major Loss From Concordia Capsize
(DBN)

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Private Equity:

‘Weil See’: Private Equity Law Firm Predicts A PE Shakeout
(DBN)

Private Equity Makes Its Money Through Leverage
(DBN)

The shrinking private equity world
(DBN)

Between 2003 and 2007 private-equity funds took more than $70 billion out of their companies in special dividends
(DBN)

Clock Is Ticking on Private Equity’s Dry Powder Auto Supplier, Cross-Border Deals Likely in 2012
(DBN)

Managing to Succeed: Building a Successful Private-Equity Fund
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Baseball:

Cohen Among Bidders for LA Dodgers
(DBN)

Deadline for Dodgers bidders passes
(DBN)

Dodgers receive more than 10 bids as sale process begins
(DBN)

Dodgers bidders starting to talk with each other
(DBN)

Rich, famous bidders line up to buy Dodgers
(DBN)

Want To Buy The Dodgers? It'll Cost At Least $1.5 Billion
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Hotels:

Court approval expected for Waikiki hotel reorganization
(DBN)

Crowne Plaza Colo. Springs Facing Legal Battle
(DBN)

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Credit/Debit Cards:

A Number Of Risks Accompany Debit Card Use, And You Might Not Be Protected
(DBN)

Are Cash Back Credit Cards Worth It?
(DBN)

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Health Care:

More Americans Uninsured in 2011
(DBN)

Cost of 10 leading causes of death to US: $1.1 trillion
(DBN)

Senate Watchdog Targets High-Prescribing Medicaid Docs
(DBN)

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Manufacturing:

The Real Reasons Why Apple Doesn't Build Products in the U.S.
(DBN)

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Compensation:

TARP Pay Czar Pressured on Executive Pay
(DBN)

Mega-Pay: More Executives Make Over $50 Million a Year
(DBN)

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Brokerages:

Ticonderoga to Shut After Effort to Bolster Capital Fails
(DBN)

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Cross-Border:

Chapter 15 Update: “I’m in a New York state of mind”
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UK:

UK Edges Toward Recession as GDP Falls in Fourth Quarter
(DBN)

More UK firms declared insolvent in 2011
(DBN)

A&O, Hogan Lovells and DLA score roles on Peacocks collapse
(DBN)

Petroplus Administrator Seeks to Keep UK Refinery Running
(DBN)

Petrol chaos predicted as UK oil refinery goes into receivership
(DBN)

Bank of England monetary committee sees reduced risks --- Bank of England Governor Slams Bank Bonuses
(DBN)

British Politician: Unlike Professional Athletes, Bankers Are Overpaid
(DBN)

British National Debt Just Blew Past The £1 Trillion Mark
(DBN)

UK Finance Minister George Osborne Reveals The Truth About UK 'Austerity'
(DBN)

RBS Seeks to Block $100 Million Highland Suit on Failed CDO
(DBN)

Debt in Scotland: insolvencies falling
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EU:

With Defaults Low, Bankruptcy Experts Keep Eyes on Europe
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Restructuring Crowd Braces for More of the Same
(DBN)

Addressing Multijurisdictional Complexity in Europe A Junior Creditor’s Perspective
(DBN)

Euro turns higher vs dollar amid Greece debt talks
(DBN)

Europe's Banks Get Tough
(DBN)

Europe Progressing in Debt Crisis, Investors and Economists Say
(DBN)

EU Crisis Road Map: Key Milestones Ahead
(DBN)

Germany's Jobs Miracle: Seems Government Intervention Actually CAN Work --- German Business Confidence Jumps to Highest in Five Months
(DBN)

Merkel walks fine line on boosting euro firewall
(DBN)

Europe Can Beat This Crisis but Maybe Not the Next
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Nouriel Roubini: Europe Needs 'Massive Monetary Easing'
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PIIGS:

Private Bondholders' Offer on Greek Bonds Rejected --- The Greek debt talks fall apart
(DBN)

Key Greek bondholders meet to reconsider debt deal
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Greece: What happens if bondholders hold out?
(DBN)

ECB could take part in the haircut
(DBN)

Can Europe stomach Greek default? Depends on flavour --- Why Europe Thinks It May Not Be So Bad --- Angela Merkel casts doubt on saving Greece from financial meltdown
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Greek default is essentially a given: S&P --- Greek Economy on Track to Implode
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Greece Seen Remaining In Euro Bloc --- IMF chief calls Greek bankruptcy 'inconceivable'
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IMF pressing ECB to take hit on Greek debt
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Schaeuble: All Greek Parties Must Agree to Reforms
(DBN)

Greek creditors urge quick deal after eurozone
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Euro ministers turn PSI screw on private sector
(DBN)

Dallara: Won't Speculate On Haircuts For Publicly-Held Bonds
(DBN)

Binding Greek Deal Would Trigger Swap Payments, Millstein Says
(DBN)

Greek Default Ruling by ISDA Likely Outcome, NYU's Altman Says
(DBN)

Greece’s Deal with the Devils: Did Anybody Read this Thing?
(DBN)

Greeks drop credit cards
(DBN)

Greek unions, employers discuss wage cuts
(DBN)

Greeks ‘Fell Trees for Warmth’ Amid Economic Chill
(DBN)

Who Loaned Money To Greece, Anyway?
(DBN)

Solve the Greek Debt Crisis with New iPhone Game!
(DBN)

Italian Households Average Income Below 1990's Level
(DBN)

ie: Ministers outline insolvency legislation
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Germany:

Unilever stops deliveries to insolvent Schlecker
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France:

A 375-Year-Old French Bank Just Pardoned The Debts Of Thousands Of Its Customers
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Japan:

Taiheiyo Club files for bankruptcy
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