October 9, 2012

The Daily Bankruptcy News

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Law:

Going Once, Going Twice: Dewey Art Making Its Way to Auction Block --- Probe of Dewey's Collapse Intensifies
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Law Firms Seek Super Savings with Back-Office Centers
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A Conversation with Jim Rishwain
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Law Surrounding Third-Party Liability of Law Firms in Spotlight
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Buchanan Ingersoll Opens New Office With Veteran Finance Lawyers
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US firms' London bases outstrip UK firms' RPL by 50 per cent
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Lawyer who padded hours for bonus seeks break from State high court
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Eversheds reappoints Hughes as chief exec for new four-year term
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This Is What Legal Recruiters Really Think About Law School
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Law School Transparency: Indiana Wants Me --- IBR: the trench
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New Hires Tend To Have Real World Experience
(DBN)

The Infield Fly Rule and the Law
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With Lima Merger, Baker & McKenzie Becomes First International Firm to Launch in Peru
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Review: MobileLaw -- statutes and rules on your iPhone and iPad for free
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Wife Swap star, 20, who admitted being paid $700 to have s-- with lawyer, 54, to plead not guilty
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Dutch Killer and Natalie Holloway Murder Suspect “Joran van der Sloot” Impregnates Woman in Prison
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So Drunk They Had To Hold His Head Up For His Mugshot
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Man tries to bankrupt six women by forging documents after bad dates
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Amy and Robin – AKA The "So Sue Me
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Pole Dance Ruptured Man's Bladder
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The latest episode of "The Good Wife" highlights the new role jurors can play in state trials in Illinois
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Say What?!
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Judges:

Ohio Prosecutor Elections Got Nasty When This Woman Was Accused Of Throwing Her P------ At A Judge
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Federal Appeals Court Slams Congress For Not Approving Judicial Pay Raises
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Don’t Expect ‘New’ Or ‘Moderate’ John Roberts After Health Care Ruling
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No Sweat: Scalia Publicly Declares Abortion, Death Penalty, Criminalizing Homosexuality “Absolutely Easy” Questions
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Wall Street:

US stock futures lower ahead of earnings kickoff
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Growth concerns and Europe's woes hit shares, euro
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Wall Street falls on worries about profits, global growth
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Now Comes The Worst Earnings Season Since The Financial Crisis
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10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
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Layoffs:

Understanding the Decline in the Participation Rate
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No Jobs Recovery Since End of Great Recession
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Budgeting Might Be Key To Surviving Unemployment
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US Interactive Map: Where the Jobs Are
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Telecoms:

Broadvox-CLEC Announces Purchase of Infotelecom Assets
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Photography:

Kodak's Antonio M. Perez speaks
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Videos:

Dish rethinks plans for Blockbuster
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Mass Torts:

New Warren Ads Defend Legal Work In Asbestos Case
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Health Care:

Marijuana Dispensary’s Chapter 11 Case Burns Out --- Appeals Court to Consider Benefits of Medical Marijuana
(DBN)

What Happens When You Drink A "Liquid Nitrogen Cocktail"
(DBN)

6 Smells To Pump Up Your Productivity
(DBN)

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Fraud:

The Insider Trading Ban For Congress Has Some Serious Loopholes
(DBN)

Investors' Billion-Dollar Fraud Fighter
(DBN)

Claudio Osorio's Britto Paintings, Goods Up For Auction After Alleged InnoVida Fraud
(DBN)

Dwek's lawyers argue for lesser sentence, citing mental illness
(DBN)

How Pennies Add Up in a Securities Fraud Case
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Corporate Reform:

Report Takes Former SEC Inspector General to Task for Allegedly Inappropriate Friendships
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Municipalities:

Loss of redevelopment adds to pain for California cities
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California AB 506: More Bark than Bite?
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Act 47 official to listen to public
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SEC Report Details Areas of Concern in the Municipal Securities Market
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Economy:

IMF Slashes Its Forecast for Global Economic Growth --- ‘Alarmingly High’ Risk of Deeper Global Slump --- Pay No Attention to IMF, Look at Companies: Gartman
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Global stocks, oil falter on weak outlook for global economy
(DBN)

Greek, Spain concerns support US bonds
(DBN)

Study Shows Corporate Leaders Optimistic About Growth
(DBN)

Business Hiring Calms Concerns About U.S. Fiscal Cliff
(DBN)

Goldman: A Significant Tax Hike Is Coming, And Neither Party Is Even Talking About Stopping It
(DBN)

Candidates Target Middle Class, But Who Exactly Is It?
(DBN)

Everybody Talks About 'Simpson-Bowles' Again — Here's What It Really Is
(DBN)

Wealth Gap Widens Between Congress, Others in US
(DBN)

U.S. execs expect fewer deals in 2013
(DBN)

The New War over Low-Wage Workers’ Tax Breaks
(DBN)

McKinsey Casts Wary Eye on World Banking
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

How I Misread the Risks at Fannie and Freddie
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Oldest Homeowners Still in Crisis Mode
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ResCap MBS Insurers Rail Against Portfolio Sales
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Are Regulations to Blame for Tight Mortgage Credit?
(DBN)

BofA claims MBIA dropped the ball on Countrywide mortgage bond insurance
(DBN)

Fighting Foreclosure Pays Dividends For State
(DBN)

More Americans Consider Strategic Default on Mortgages an Acceptable Option
(DBN)

FL: Foreign investors snap up homes
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Aviation:

American Airlines Not Ready for Takeoff
(DBN)

American Airlines: Key revenue number rises
(DBN)

American's passenger traffic off 2.8 percent
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The airline that can’t get its passengers to their destinations on time, manage its workers, or even keep its seats bolted down.
(DBN)

American Eagle pilots approve tentative agreement by large margin
(DBN)

American Airlines losing lucrative business customers
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Southern Air keeps two B747-400s, for now at least
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Private Equity:

Buyout firms pay $166 mln to end suit over Mervyn's sale
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Celebs:

USA Today Raises Legal Concerns Over L's Salary Structure, Contemplation of Bankruptcy? --- UA Says John L. Smith Contract Negotiations 'Consistent' With Other Coaching Deals --- Amid Chapter 7, John L. Smith Deferred 71 Percent of Pay --- The bankrupt football coach line is open
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Food/Beverage:

Upper Crust files for bankruptcy protection
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The Best Pizza In America
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Media:

Tribune Co.'s new owners on a mission to monetize media firm
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Horse Racing:

Yavapai Downs deal struck for $5.5 million
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Banking:

The Woman Who Took the Fall for JPMorgan Chase
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Tax:

Whistleblowers Are Contacting The IRS In Droves After One Man Was Awarded $104 Million
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Corporate Governance:

In Illinois, corporate officers and directors can owe a fiduciary duty to corporate creditors
(DBN)

The 10 Most Eligible CEO Bachelors
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Museums:

Class Whacks Mob Experience Guy in Court
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Hollywood:

David Bergstein Suffers Setback in Lawsuit Tied to Actions by Former Attorney
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Finance:

Libor, Set by Fewer Banks, Losing Status as a Benchmark
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Credit/Debit Cards:

Objections to Visa-MasterCard settlement mount
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Money Market:

Reserve Fund Lawyer Tells Judge He 'Hopes' for SEC Accord
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Student Debt:

Misleading Advice for For-Profit Student Borrowers
(DBN - NY Times - Paywall Limit Possible)

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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(1 new opinion today - DBN)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (25 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
(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:

Metro Phoenix bankruptcies continue dip
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Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Safe Harbors:

First, Second and Third Times are all the Charm…
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Secured Debt:

Secured creditor's lien cannot be avoided based solely on creditor's claim being disallowed for untimeliness
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Politics:

Pew Poll: Mitt Romney Storms Into The Lead Over Obama --- Gallup: Obama Bouncing Back Already To 5-Point Lead
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FactCheck: Romney's Monday Speech
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Retailing:

The Mega-Trends That Are Changing Retail Forever
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Retail Landlords: Malls Doing Well Despite Online Sales
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Mervyn's Bankruptcy Case Reaches Settlement
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Defaults:

Moody's Global Junk-Bond Default Rate Rose to 3% Last Month
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Autos:

Chrysler and Eagle Auto Mall may head to court
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Used Car Prices Continue to Fall
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GM to Hire Thousands of Computer Professionals
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Coal:

Miners’ letters lobby Patriot bankruptcy judge
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Livestock:

Zacky Farms, LLC Files Voluntary Petition, Receives Post-Petition Financing to Support Operations
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Ratings Agencies:

Morgan Stanley Can Be Sued Over Moody’s, S&P Ratings
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Alternative Energy:

Jobs Blow Away as Congress Fails to Extend Wind Energy Tax Breaks
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Religion:

Catholic boarding school ‘torture’ on thousands of children uncovered in Switzerland
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Oil/Gas:

Cubic Energy, Inc. Receives Audit Opinion With Going Concern Explanation
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Utilities:

SME reorganizes in wake of Southern's bankruptcy
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UK:

Hospitality & Leisure insolvencies continue to rise
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Bibby 'tried to put us into administration', firm claims
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EU:

New Eurozone rescue fund launched
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The Dutch Housing Market Is Crashing, And France Could Be Next
(DBN)

Eurogroup Meets as Greek Clouds Loom
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Germany Better Off by Leaving Euro
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Draghi: ECB Can't Replace Govt Action By Printing Money
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PIIGS:

Ireland Plans Bold Measures to Lift Housing --- ie: FitzPatrick bankruptcy proceedings adjourned --- Thomas McFeely seeking judicial review of bankruptcy decision --- Yates awarded costs in legal fight over AIB debts --- Bankruptcy proceedings may prejudice trial -- ex-Anglo boss
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The new concordato preventivo. The Italian Chapter 11 --- Billions in Aid to Italy Stolen by Mafia
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Austerity Protests Hit 56 Spanish Cities --- Spain Foreclosures Spread to Once Wealthy
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Greece Backs Financial-Transactions Tax ---Behind Calm in Athens, Greece’s Debt Just Got Worse --- IMF sees Greece missing debt targets by 2017 --- IMF Says Greece Must Do More Before Loan Disbursement --- MF asks eurozone to contemplate new haircut --- Greek Creditors at Loggerheads --- Greece given 10 days to act on reforms --- Thousands of Protesters Tell Merkel she is Not Welcome
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Creditors agree to Portugal loans
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China:

World Bank Warns on China Slowdown --- China Must Reform of Risk Crisis
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