May 23, 2012

The Daily Bankruptcy News

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Law:

Duane Morris adds Dewey lawyers in three cities --- Dewey City partners to vote on administration as US heads towards bankruptcy --- Dewey Have A Meme Contest For You: The Finalists --- Dewey London to shut down this Friday
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Rutgers at Camden Law Dean Defends Marketing Pitch Touting Salaries of $130K for ‘Many Top Students’
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Crowell & Moring settles lawsuits as fugitive lawyer seeks deal
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Appeals court tosses suit against law firm over Dreier fraud
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Law School Promises Not To Get Poon All Over Your LL.M. Degree
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Law School Transparency: Price sensitivity
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Restaurant Mistakenly Serves Daiquiris To Pair Of Four-Year-Old Patrons
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Delaware Lawyer Reprimanded for Reporting a Hostage Situation in Spat with Ex-Colleague
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Lawsuit of the Day: Yet Another Woman Claims She Was Fired for Being ‘Too Hot’ --- Don't Hold Your Breath for a 'Too Hot to Work' Lawsuit
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Does Facebook Wreck Marriages?
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Key Witnesses In Trayvon Martin Slaying Changed Their Stories
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Accused Allegedly Googled "How to Kill People" While Murder Victim Slept on Her Floor
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Tennessee Baby Machine Is A State Inmate
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Mug Shots
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Say What?!
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Judges:

Chuck Grassley grilled over court criticism
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Wall Street:

US stock index futures signal losses
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Markets Are Tanking Harder In Europe, Euro In Freefall
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Stocks Close Nearly Flat After Late-Day Volatility
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Facebook stock plunge is 'day trader's paradise' --- Is Facebook the Rusty Hinge of the Stock Market? --- The Inside Story Of What Happened On The Facebook IPO --- Outraged Facebook Speculators Are Now Blaming Everyone But Themselves --- Regulators, investors turn up heat over Facebook IPO --- Massachusetts subpoenas Morgan Stanley for Facebook --- Did banks cross the line in Facebook research calls?
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Layoffs:

General Mills unveils restructuring, 850 job cuts
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HP Prepares To Announce Mass Layoffs
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Why Have Politicians Ignored the Unemployed?
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Fraud:

A Guide to the Gupta Trial --- Tip Sheet for Day 2
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Gupta on Rajaratnam's 'important people' list-witness --- Witness ties ex-P&G board member to NY fund boss --- Colorful Testimony From Help at Gupta Trial
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SEC charges Levin in Rothstein case: Does it matter?
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Sino-Forest Engaged in ‘Fraudulent Scheme,’ OSC Alleges
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Media:

Tribune Co. restructures in advance of likely newspaper sales
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Food/Beverage:

Judge rejects deal from Adams Produce, Pro*Act
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Reddy Ice reorganization plan OK’d; exit expected in May
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Publishing:

Houghton Mifflin wins conditional bankruptcy loan approval
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Houghton Bankruptcy Is The Latest Chapter In Publisher’s Changes
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Pensions:

US Trustee favors Fund's retention of Buck Consultants
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US Trustee: No objection to issuance of Fund benefits
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Baseball:

Not Only Could He Not Buy the Dodgers ...
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Farming:

Sinking Milk Prices Are Destroying Small US Dairy Farmers
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Orchestras:

Kimmel cuts costly programs
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Economy:

San Francisco Fed Paper May Shed Light on QE View
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Gas Prices Still Curbing Consumer Spending
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How Bad is Poverty in Your County?
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Rate of bad car loans falls to lowest in 13 years
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10 Countries With The Highest Quality Of Life
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How 'Robocop' Predicted Everything Important About Modern America—Back in 1987
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

Existing Home Sales Rise—Affordability Helps
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JPMorgan Among Banks Sued For $1.8 Billion Over Mortgages
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Utah Senator Forced to 'Short Sell' His House
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Guess Founder's Beverly Hills Estate Listed for $24.5 Million
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Attrition Rate for U.S. Malls 10%? Maybe on a Good Day
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Todays Homes Parent Seeks Protection From Creditors
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Trustee to Examine Financial Records at Carter's Grove
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Tough lessons as Benchmark case closes
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Banking:

Feds looking at JP Morgan disclosures --- Probe of JPMorgan losses discussed at Senate hearing
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JPMorgan hires former SEC enforcer over loss
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Will JP Morgan's Losses Hit $7 Billion?
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JPMorgan Joins MF Global in Lobbying Wins That Backfire
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First City bankruptcy nears final chapter 20 years after its filing
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Municipalities:

Stockton gains time in bankruptcy fight
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Stockton: Retiree plan a 'huge problem'
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Chapter 9 Update: Alabama Municipalities Eligible As “Debtors” Under Section 109(c)
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Coal:

Trading Extremely Volatile In Patriot Coal as Bankruptcy Fears Loom --- Patriot Coal Is Not Going To Bankruptcy Court Anytime Soon
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Aviation:

United Angers Frequent Fliers By Calling Some `Over-Entitled'
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American Eagle cutting management, support jobs
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Delta Pilots Set for Big Pay Raise
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Skyways halts all flights as it files for bankruptcy
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Health Care:

Judge denies move to delay Desai testimony in bankruptcy case
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The Extreme Dangers Of Medical Tourism
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Non-Profits:

State Fair of Virginia sold at auction for $5.35 million
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Resorts:

Paulson Resort Group Receives More Time On Chapter 11 Plan
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The battle of the hedge-fund titans
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Debt Collection:

Tough Luck to Debt Collectors That Autodial
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New Bill Outlines Debt Collection Voicemail Rules
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Asset Protection:

Gift and creditor protection planning with Virginia’s new self-settled spendthrift trust statute
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Hotels:

Alex Hotel, Flatotel Owners File For Bankruptcy In Manhattan
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Politics:

The Bain Debate: How Much Will Voters Care About Romney's Role?
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Religion:

OneUnited squares off with church in bankruptcy court
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Student Debt:

Citi Offers A Solution To The Trillion Dollar Student Loan Debt Problem
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What Happened When This Guy Tried To Pay A $114,000 Student Loan In Cash
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(4 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 (6 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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Bankruptcy Reform:

S. 2370 Title 11 Amendment Update
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Claims Trading:

Imperial Capital Announces Strategic Bankruptcy Trade Claim Sourcing Hires to Continue Its Expansion
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Lehman Debt Trades Slump in April After Record Date for Payment
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In re KB Toys, Inc.: “disabilities attach to and travel with the claim'
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Mass Torts:

Del. asbestos judge disgusted with bankruptcy trust secrecy
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La. committee to debate asbestos trust bill
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Calif. court rules against woman exposed to asbestos while doing laundry
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Litigation:

ABA Working Group Issues Interim Report on e-Discovery in Bankruptcy Cases
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Insurance:

Judge denies MBIA demand for information from banks
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Defaults:

Earnings growth for leveraged companies rebounds in 1Q, but loan default rate could rise
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Derivatives:

ISDA Triggers Payouts On Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing ‎
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UK:

Court ruling could herald universal insolvency approach
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UK Retail Sales Come In Much Worse Than Expected
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Beverley Callard Faces Bankruptcy
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EU:

Stimulus expectations boost European shares
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Investors Raise $76 Billion to Buy European Bank Assets
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The world holds its breath as Europe struggles in the quicksand
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Hollande Honeymoon Brings France Record-Low Yields--- Stage set for Hollande-Merkel showdown at EU summit
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European shares fall on caution ahead of EU meeting
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PIIGS:

How 100 iPads Were Used to Save Greece $140 Billion --- Tsipras open to talks with Europeans --- European Banks Unprepared for Pandora's Box of Greek Exit --- The New Conventional Wisdom In Greece --- Greek banks to get $23 billion from bailout fund --- UBS Doubts The ECB Has The Capacity To Plug A Greek Bank Run --- This Is How Much Money Europe Will Lose On Greece
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Eircom to exit examinership with 40pc less debt and new owners
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Germany:

Solar shakeout: Inventux next to enter bankruptcy
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Investors rush to lend to Germany at zero percent
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Canada:

Practical considerations for dealing with financially troubled Canadian franchisees
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Japan:

Japan debt rating under pressure even if tax hiked - Fitch
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