October 31, 2012

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Law:

Did You Work Yesterday? Are You Working Today? Who Are These ‘Clients’ And What Could They Possibly Want?
(DBN)

Corporate Lawyer Tied Down Flying Objects Outside His House While Closing A Huge Merger
(DBN)

Law Firms, Courts, Schools Struggle to Cope in Sandy's Wake
(DBN)

Legal profession hunkers down, but finds ways to serve the clients
(DBN)

Orrick, Covington, Jones Day, Locke Lord: Business of Law
(DBN)

Sandy forces New York law firms to work remotely
(DBN)

Derechos and Hurricane Sandy Make Compelling Cloud Arguments
(DBN)

Lower Manhattan Staggering
(DBN)

Hurricane Sandy Didn’t Stop Some NY Lawyers—and One Law Firm Chef—From Coming to Work
(DBN)

Weather Channel GC oversees legal business in midst of Sandy
(DBN)

Lawyer who trashed bankruptcy judge pays $5K fine, still faces discipline hearing
(DBN)

Supreme Court grants cert in bankruptcy case
(DBN)

Legal Costs: Here Comes the Sun
(DBN)

"Does v Boies Schiller" - Paul Wolf claims alleged fraud
(DBN)

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe taps new chairman
(DBN)

Lawyer Moms: Monsters R Us
(DBN)

The New Mommy Track
(DBN)

Ethics 20/20 Recommends Helping Foreign Lawyers to Practice in US, Sidesteps Nonlawyer Ownership
(DBN)

Mixed Economic Messages - From Across the Pond
(DBN)

Duncan School of Law Drops Lawsuit Against ABA Over Accreditation Denial
(DBN)

A more efficient way to train lawyers?
(DBN)

Law School Says Lead Plaintiff in Job Stats Suit Against It Turned Down a Full-Time Law Firm Job
(DBN)

Ben Heineman: Transformative Agent
(DBN)

timetrade: Online Appointment Scheduling Made Easier
(DBN)

What's New With Android 4.2
(DBN)

iPad 4, iPad Mini And All Other iPad Models Compared --- Review: The iPad Mini is worth the price
(DBN)

A Bill for Voice Mail? In-House Counsel Tell of Law Firm Gaffes
(DBN)

FL: Rutherford Mulhall on verge of shutting down
(DBN)

Name Partners of Florida Law Firm Are Mum Amid Reports of Its Dissolution
(DBN)

Man Rescued From Collapsed Building And Promptly Arrested
(DBN)

Lawsuit filed over lawyer's m----------- allegations is settled
(DBN)

Friend Sues Ex-Partner and Law Firm, Says He Was Defrauded of Over $360K in Fake Mortgage Scheme
(DBN)

Manhattan Lawyer Nearly Loses An Arm Trying To Get Into Her Apartment
(DBN)

Lawyer Loses License for Using a Bat on His Client
(DBN)

Say What?!
(DBN)

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Judges:

Scalia Gave Wyoming Law Students His 'Single Best Piece Of Advice'
(DBN)

Manhattan federal courthouse to stay shuttered Wednesday
(DBN)

Federal Court Staff Attorney Takes Misdemeanor Plea
(DBN)

Some State Courts Open After Storm
(DBN)

Walker, at Gay Judges Panel, Recalls Day He Got Prop 8 Case
(DBN)

Book Review Bad Idea For Judge
(DBN)

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Wall Street:

U.S. Stocks to Open After Longest Storm Outage Since 1888
(DBN)

Stock futures higher as Wall Street set to re-open
(DBN)

10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
(DBN)

Stock Markets to Reopen After Hurricane Sandy Shut Down NYSE
(DBN)

A Resident's Post-Hurricane Sandy Tour Of Wall Street
(DBN)

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Layoffs:

Locked-out UBS traders head to the pub
(DBN)

National and State by State Unemployment Rates
(DBN)

Animated Map of Unemployment
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Alternative Energy:

Committee probes White House, failed solar company
(DBN)

Suitors Feud Over Bankrupt A123
(DBN)

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Religion:

Ruling sends Milwaukee abuse cases ahead
(DBN)

Church hopes to end 'nightmare' in bankruptcy case
(DBN)

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Celebs:

Toni Braxton blames insurance failure for bankruptcy , near divorce
(DBN)

Celebrity photos from Hurricane Sandy
(DBN)

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Food/Beverage:

Georgia Vegetable out of business
(DBN)

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Economy:

Hurricane Sandy May Slow Economy as Workers Stay at Home --- Sandy Exacts Toll on the Economy
(DBN)

US Debt Clock
(DBN)

Economic Indicators Dashboard
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Real Estate:

Home Prices in 20 Cities Post Strong Gain
(DBN)

Home prices continue upward trend in August
(DBN)

Mastro rings not sold, lawyer says
(DBN)

LPS settles with third state over robo-signing investigation
(DBN)

Fannie, Freddie Sued in Florida Over Transfer Taxes
(DBN)

Manhattan's Stuyvesant Town Is A Total Mess
(DBN)

Ruling clears Performa of liabilities, enables transfer of Beale Street to city--- Judge rules in favor of city taking over Beale Street duties
(DBN)

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Autos:

Chrysler CEO Reiterates Jeep Production Staying in U.S.
(DBN)

Fiat slashes targets due to languishing Europe sales
(DBN)

Ford Profit Slips as North America Counters Europe Loss
(DBN)

Ford Joins GM in Europe Morass Losing Combined $1 Billion
(DBN)

GM Crushes Earnings Estimates, Shares Jump
(DBN)

Brand Loyalty Fading with Car Buyers
(DBN)

Why Romney's Inaccurate Auto Ad May Be Smart Politics
(DBN)

GM Slams Romney for Cynical Ads
(DBN)

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Banking:

Nova Bank parent says it will liquidate
(DBN)

Asset recovery for missing bank director difficult
(DBN)

Barclays says subject of new regulatory probes
(DBN)

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Shipping:

Sinking ships on troubled waters
(DBN)

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Aviation:

Thanks to Sandy, flight cancellations exceed 18,000 in North America
(DBN)

American Airlines pilots plan DFW Airport demonstration
(DBN)

APA: "There is potential for an agreement with AMR in the days ahead" --- AMR pilots cite 'potential' for imminent labor deal
(DBN)

Elite Frequent Flier Says The Way You've Been Traveling Is All Wrong
(DBN)

Swiss charter Hello looking for new investors
(DBN)

Lufthansa steps up cost cuts as economy worsens
(DBN)

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Hotels:

Hotel Receiverships: What to Keep in Mind to Make Sure the Lights Stay On
(DBN)

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Housewares:

Harper Brush hopes to close on sale by end of November
(DBN)

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Brokers:

MF Global: A Year Later, All Eyes Still on 'Edie'
(DBN)

MF Global UK Judge Asked to Set Asset Valuation Date
(DBN)

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Fraud:

Rakoff Takes on Guidelines in Gupta Sentencing
(DBN)

The Humbling of Rajat Gupta
(DBN)

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Coal:

Patriot Coal reports higher YoY loss for Q3
(DBN)

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Corporate Governance:

Corporate Governance After the Financial Crisis
(DBN)

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Retailing:

Vann's potential buyer named; deal in the works
(DBN)

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Personal Finance:

8 Truths About Retirement
(DBN)

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Health Care:

Financial Struggles Put Nashville General's Inpatient Care on Chopping Block
(DBN)

West Penn Allegheny's future: Iffy at best
(DBN)

West Penn Allegheny Health System's Operating Losses Top $112M
(DBN)

CHS 3Q Profit Plummets 40.5%
(DBN)

Mendocino Hospital District To File for Chapter 9
(DBN)

Ipsen's Hemophilia Partner Files For Chapter 11 Protection
(DBN)

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Municipalities:

The Municipal Sandwich
(DBN)

Jefferson County to consider first step to exit Chapter 9 bankruptcy
(DBN)

How much priority for pension payments?
(DBN)

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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(2 new opinions today - DBN)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
(DBN)

Recent Ch. 11 Filings (24 new filings today)
(DBN)

Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (3 new filings today)
(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)
(DBN)

Seminars - (Contact us to list your seminar)

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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Litigation:

Firms Urged to Adopt Policies Requiring Management Approval for Sanctions Motions
(DBN)

5th Circuit dismisses appeal of $21 million attorney fee award based on "appeal waiver agreement"
(DBN)

Pitting Computers Against Humans in Document Review
(DBN)

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Insurance:

Likely Hurricane Sandy Coverage Issues Include Extent of Flood Exclusion, Multiple Causation, Mold
(DBN)

Hurricane Sandy Losses Expected to be Worse Than Irene
(DBN)

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Distressed Investing:

TPG Credit Closes Second Fund
(DBN)

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Photography:

Kodak sales down, losses growing
(DBN)

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Tax:

IRS: TEFRA Bankruptcy Doesn't Change Partnership Items Into Non-Partnership Ones
(DBN)

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Weather:

US companies hustle to re-staff, reopen after Sandy --- Massive damage to NYC subways --- New York Subway System Faces Weeks to Recover From Storm --- East Coast Grapples With Sandy's Fallout --- New York Subway System May Take Weeks to Recover From Storm --- Superstorm could cost $45bn in damage and lost production --- 3 nuclear power reactors shut down during Hurricane Sandy --- Hurricane Sandy financial impact could reach $20 billion --- Why predicting storm damage is becoming more difficult for insurance companies --- The broken window fallacy: why natural disasters don't stimulate the economy --- Why You Will Not Be Landing At Laguardia --- A Tour Of The Storm Damage On New York's West Side --- What Happened To All The Subway Rats During Hurricane Sandy --- New Yorkers Swarm The Electrical Outlets At The Pharmacy --- Genius --- Mass Exodus Of Manhattanites Heading Uptown In Search Of Food And Cellphone Power --- 4 Things Hurricane Sandy Survivors Can Get For Free --- How Hurricane Sandy Will Affect Your Life --- Business travelers wait out storm in New York --- Hurricane Sandy wallops Internet commerce just as hard --- The Jersey Shore Damage That Made Chris Christie Get So Emotional
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Skiing:

Ski area promoter files bankruptcy
(DBN)

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Horse Racing:

Court accepts horseman's bid for Yavapai Downs
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Corporate Reform:

CFPB is a Regulator With a Lot on the Line in the Election
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Politics:

Poll: Warren leads Brown by 7
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UK:

Insolvencies drop to a four-year low
(DBN)

UBS to cut up to 3,000 jobs in London
(DBN)

Rubin v Eurofinance: A victory for common sense?
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EU:

Data Show Weakening in Euro Zone Economy
(DBN)

Eurozone unemployment rises to record 11.6pc
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PIIGS:

Greece delays austerity vote, warns of 'chaos' --- Greece Just Released Its 2013 Budget And It's A Total Disaster
(DBN)

ie: McFeely denies hiding assets --- ie: 54% jump this year in the number of companies going into receivership
(DBN)

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Canada:

Ottawa's new face of working poor
(DBN)

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Japan:

March 11 Disasters Bankrupted 1,000 Companies, Teikoku Says
(DBN)

Panasonic cleans house with writedowns, sees $9.6 billion loss
(DBN)

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Czech Republic:

Czech Social Democrats face insolvency proceedings
(DBN)

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Hungary:

Hungary Wants Compensation from Banks after Debt Takeover
(DBN)

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China:

'In Britain, You're Still Walking. In China, We're Running'
(DBN)

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