November 7, 2012

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Law:

Stroock, Kirkland Bunk Up Post-Storm
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Bankruptcy Boutiques Take Lead as Suzuki's U.S. Unit Stalls
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Post-Sandy, small law firms struggle to regain footing
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Your Job May Keep You Up At Night, But It Really Pays To Be General Counsel
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The State of the Legal Market: By the Numbers
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In CLO Survey, In-House Counsel Challenging Firms on Value, Service
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Inaccessible Case Files, Unsympathetic Court Clerks a Problem for Small-Firm Lawyers After Sandy
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Nonequity Partners a ‘Mishmash’ Group; Average Pay Ranges from $1.53M to $100K
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Buying In: An Interview on Partner Compensation with Jeffrey Lowe
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I Made Junior Partner. Now How Do I Become a Rainmaker?
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New Economics of Crime and Punishment
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Lawyers Flying Solo: High price of independence
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Rankings That Actually Matter: Law School Transparency Uses Employment Outcomes To Rate Schools
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Gradenfreude: Networking For Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Law School Graduates
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Law School Transparency: JD other
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America's Most Controversial Sheriff Won Again
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Woman Who Drove On Sidewalk Must Wear 'Idiot' Sign
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Eager to Watch Football Game, Murder Defendant Tells Jury ‘I Did It, So What?’
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Attorney Accused of Stealing Chicken Wings Loses Bid to Sue Bar
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Woman Almost Banned From Voting For Wearing A 'MIT' Shirt
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"Mrs. Chang is no longer with us," Judge Sterling Johnson, Jr. to jurors in St. John's Dean trial
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Indian Leaders Blame Fast Food and Inability To Marry 15-Year-Old Girls As Cause For Gang R---- Of Girls
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States back recreational use of marijuana --- Voters May Have Won The Drug War
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Say What?!
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Judges:

The Texas Judge Caught Beating His Daughter On Camera Got Off Scot-Free Today
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Judge of the Day: Calling An Idiot An Idiot
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Conspiracies at the Supreme Court
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Wanna Cut the Line to Vote? Just Become a Supreme Court Justice
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Judge steaks his claim to judicial wit in beefy opinion
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Wall Street:

Stock index futures steady after Obama victory
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Futures slip as election results trickle in
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Dow jumps as Wall Street eyes election
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Why Wall Street Hates Obama
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The Most Successful Rogue Trader Of All Time
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Layoffs:

On Election Day, A Weakish Signal for the Labor Market
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Employers Post Fewest Jobs in 5 Months
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Looking at the Unadjusted Jobs Numbers
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ING cuts 2350 bank and insurance jobs
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Autos:

Suzuki's Small Cars Were a Bad Fit in the US --- Departure Not Surprising in Competitive US Market --- Expected To Benefit Kia and Nissan --- Bankruptcy takes dealer by surprise --- Dealer gets ready for Suzuki's end --- Suzuki remains open for business in Canada --- Suzuki: A Way Of Life Through Death
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Is GM About to Repay Bailout Billions?
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GM Gets New $11bn Credit Line
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Obama Leverages Auto Bailout for Crucial Midwest Wins --- Obama beats native son Romney in Michigan as auto bailouts dominate race | Politics/Election 2012
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Electricity:

Pennsylvania Power Plant's Bond Issuer, Files Bankruptcy --- Bankruptcy to keep power plant running, owner says
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Photography:

Excellus, Lifespan Hold Medicare Meetings For Kodak Retirees
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What's next for Kodak retirees?
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Pigeons:

Alleged Pigeon King con man insists he's innocent
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Religion:

Judge in Charles Street AME church bankruptcy case visits properties in Roxbury, Milton
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Celebs:

Fitness Guru Waltzes In Warren Sapp's Digs — For a Song!
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Derivatives:

Appointment of Administrators Under U.K.'s Is Not an Event of Default Under Global Master Repurchase Agreement
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Banking:

Capital Maintenance Agreements and Section 365(o) – Sixth Circuit Rules ‘To Ensure’ Does Not Mean ‘To Maintain’
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Food/Beverage:

Bankruptcy Court pushes back hearing of KFC-Popeyes dispute
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Economy:

Obama Wins a Second Term
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Dollar falls after Obama victory, fiscal cliff looms
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Small business owners' sour mood poses threat to Obama on Election Day
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Job Openings in US Decreased by 100,000 in September
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Chart: Financial Assets During Obama's Term
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Nine 'Cliffs' That Have Everyone Worried
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State with Widest Rich-Poor Gap
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Almost All Of The Fiscal Cliff Analysis You're Going To Read Is Wrong — Here's What Obama's Win Really Means
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US Debt Clock
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Economic Indicators Dashboard
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Real Estate:

US home prices rise 5 pct. in September from a year ago, most since July 2006
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Mortgage Investors Face More 'Meddling' With Obama, Annaly Says
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Bank Says Salt Lake City's Trolley Square is nearly insolvent
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Lenders reject developer's proposal in $74M Palm Beach mansion bankruptcy
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The Man Winding Down Freddie and Fannie --- Freddie Mac posts third-quarter profit
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Lawyer seeks no jail for Mastro
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Subprime Mortgage Risk Is Still Keeping Economy Down
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Tax break for homeowners set to expire
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Archstone Sees $1.77 Billion of Asset Sales as It Plans IPO
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Personal Finance:

The Most Valuable Personality Trait
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Secrets of High Credit Scorers
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Politics:

Mitt Romney Concedes Election To Obama
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Tough Loss Leaves GOP at a Crossroads
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Sheila Bair Has A Brilliant Idea For How To Get Congressmen To Think Past Their Next Election
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Warren Beats Brown: CBS Projects Winner In Mass. Senate Race --- Elizabeth Warren, From Professor to Gadfly to Senator ---Wall Street, Your Worst Nightmare Won The Massachusetts Senate Race
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5 Reasons to Worry Regardless Who Wins
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Republicans Keep Control of House
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The Age Of Big Money In Politics Is Over?
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Epic Victory For Nate Silver
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Bill O'Reilly Goes Off: 'The White Establishment Is The Minority'
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Brokers:

Rochdale in Rescue Talks After Errant Apple Trade
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Corporate Reform:

Recycled legal claims make banks look like victims
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Hedge Fund Founder Faces Jury as FBI Raids Yield Trial
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Aviation:

American Airlines, pilots hit snag on contract
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Pinnacle Flight Attendants Ratify Contract
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Things You Can't Do on a Plane: Vol. 26
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Municipalities:

Alabama county OKs fee hike seen as step toward bankruptcy exit
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Cities' Disputes with CalPERS Have Ramifications, Moody's Says
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Future Storms Like Superstorm Sandy Could Bankrupt States
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Challenger Silva Wins Stockton Mayor Contest
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22-year-old Stanford graduate Tubbs wins race for Stockton City Council
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Software:

State: Defunct software maker QuanComm defaulted on $1.1M loan
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Video Games:

Dark times ahead for THQ as stock drops 40%
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Mass Torts:

Asbestos trust, equity firm to sell Armstrong stock
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Accounting:

ICAEW makes case for legal professional privilege for accountants
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Oil/Gas:

Austerity Hits the Oil Patch
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Gambling:

How Long Can Caesars Entertainment Survive?
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Tax:

Former Swiss banker pleads guilty in U.S. tax probe
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Alternative Energy:

Bankrupt PowerWind sells assets to buyers in Spain and India
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A123 Systems Wants To Void Fisker Contract: Fisker Says Not So Fast
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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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 (13 new filings today)
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Bankruptcy Code - Prior BK Codes - Bankruptcy Rules
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UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
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Bankruptcy Jobs:

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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Bankruptcy filings jump in Buffalo
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Toledo-area bankruptcy filings decline 10% in year
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Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Cross-Border:

Ruling threatens existence of international insolvencies
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Derivatives:

Restructurings and the Impact of Credit-Default Swaps
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Weather:

Giuliani: FEMA as bad on Sandy as Katrina --- Nor'easter Brings The Threat Of High Winds, Coastal Flooding And Snow To NYC --- Plea for underwear on Staten Island --- People Trading Gas For S-- On Craigslist --- Thousands of public housing tenants struggle to survive without heat, water, and power - a full week after Hurricane Sandy --- Hurricane Sandy Killed Tens Of Thousands Of Specially-Engineered Research Animals --- What To Do When Insurers Start Rejecting Superstorm Sandy Claims --- Holland Tunnel to Open to All Traffic Wednesday --- Con Ed Restores Electricity to 80% --- Gasoline in NYC Area Hits $8 a Gallon on Craigslist; Officials Investigate --- NJ Residents Say Sandy Was Bad, But The Insurance Companies Are Even Worse --- Sandy Insurance Claims: Double The Storms, Double the Trouble
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Corporate Governance:

Netflix Poison Pill Is a No-Brainer
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Consumer Finance:

New Mexico Court Finds FastBucks Loans to be Unconscionable
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Oregon Warns Tribal Payday Lenders to Back Off
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Distressed Investing:

Van Eck plans new ETF to track defaulted and distressed bonds
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Hotels:

Buying and selling hospitality properties: What representations and warranties do you want in your hotel purchase and sale agreement?
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Health Care:

Will the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Push More State and Local Hospitals Toward Bankruptcy?
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Layoffs, Reduced Services Loom for West Penn Allegheny
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Fraud:

Fairfield Greenwich Settles Claims of Madoff Investors
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Miami attorney secures $14 million for victims of Ponzi scheme
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Stockbroker in Broadway scam stole from clients - regulator
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Sovereigns:

Argentina bondholders urge U.S. judge to order quick payments
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UK:

Fall in corporate insolvencies “a sign of stagnation rather than recovery” say experts
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Comet sale coming soon, but gift cards won't be welcome
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UK Depression to Last Two More Years
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PIIGS:

Greek MPs to vote on austerity --- Everything You Need To Know About The Greek Vote
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ie: Council goes after McFeely over 'faulty' Priory Hall
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Canada:

Suzuki to go it alone in Canada --- 'Business as usual' in Canada despite restructuring in US
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Canada braces as housing slowdown takes hold
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Denmark:

Deceit Behind Danish Bank Failure Impossible to Catch, FSA Says
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Netherlands:

Liquidator should get access to data in the cloud
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Japan:

Tepco May Seek More Government Funds for Fukushima Clean-Up
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Germany:

German Industrial Production Tanked
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France:

Francois Hollande Makes A Historic U-Turn In Order To Save The French Economy
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Australia:

Insolvency - Quarterly Update
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MENA:

Dana Gas restructures $920 mln sukuk
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Saudi sharia judges decry westernizing 'stench' of legal reforms
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