September 15, 2017

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Law:

The Ranks of Non-Equity Law Partners Have Proliferated
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Figuring Out What Young Associates Want, Over 15 Coffees
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World's Largest Law Firm to Grow Business Through Referrals
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Sixth Circuit Rejects Law Prof's Claim That 'Satanic' $666 Merit Pay Raise Was Retaliation For His Union Activities
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The Next Phase: Experts Say Technology Means This Isn't Your Parents' Law Practice
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Venture-backed, technology-focused law firm launches Revealed: Justin Kan’s Secretive Legal Startup Debuts Today As A Different Kind of Law Firm
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Power Niche Marketing: Marketing Motivation — And Where to Get It
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Legal aid hotline opens for Hurricane Irma victims
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Linklaters in terrorist scare lockdown
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Firm placing all secretaries at risk of layoff
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Job Interview Questions: What Law Firms Are Actually Asking
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California bar brief pokes holes in some arguments for a lower bar exam cut score
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Law School Dean Enters Politics, But What About The School?
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Uniform Bar Exam Finally Brings Success For Law Grads After Years Of Subpar Pass Rates
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This Is Who You Should Blame For Law School
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10 Downsides To Not Drinking
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Joshua Browder: His ‘chat’ is not just talk
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Emotional intelligence of female trial lawyers can work in their favor, BigLaw partner says
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Trump Reverses His Stand on DACA Trump, Democrats Haggle on Contours of a 'Dreamers' Deal Trump Is No Different Trump: "If there's not a wall, we're doing nothing" Mick Mulvaney: No deal with Democrats on dreamers yet because Trump is still pushing the border wall Did Trump strike a deal with Democrats on DACA? This is what we know. Trump is now tweeting that DREAMers are wonderful and should be allowed to stay in the US Here's Everything President Trump Has Ever Said About DACA Trump and Pelosi are already contradicting each other about their supposed immigration deal Carter Defends Trump on DACA Actions Paul Ryan: There's No Agreement on DACA
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It’s ‘pretty clean and clear’ that Comey broke the law, White House press secretary says
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Report: Trump told Sessions in May to resign 'The most humiliating experience in decades': Trump pushed Jeff Sessions to resign after Mueller appointment Trump Humiliated Sessions, Called Him an Idiot, Told Him to Resign Sessions forced Trump into his dumbest political move yet Sessions reportedly submitted his resignation letter after Trump berated him over Russia recusal
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House Rejects Sessions Order Giving Cops More Power To Take Innocent People’s Stuff
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How to write a work email that doesn't make people hate you
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Suit claims hot tea spill at Starbucks drive-thru burned woman and killed her dog
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At Motel 6, We’ll Keep The Light On For You (And Then Maybe We’ll Call The Cops On You)
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Judge Not Ready to Toss Arpaio Conviction
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D.B. Cooper: Former FBI agents support parts of new theory
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Tragedy Spurred Lawyer’s Mission to End Distracted Driving
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Firm offers chance to "ham it up" in court, employed "monkey"
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Publicly-listed firm Slater and Gordon accused of confidential staff info leak
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‘Suits’ Ends Its Half Season With Some Questionable Judicial Decisions
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Judges:

Judge Posner, Uncensored: ‘I Don’t Really Care What People Think’
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Wall Street:

 

Markets give North Korea 'a shrug' as missile tests loose impact
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Investors most fearful of the market since before Trump's election
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The S&P 500 is about to do something it hasn’t since 1959
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Layoffs:

Montana coal mine warns of 80 layoffs
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Weather:

8 residents dead at nursing home that lost air conditioning during Hurricane Irma in Florida — and now a criminal investigation is underway 'This Is a Horror Story.' Outraged Families Demand Justice After 8 Die in Florida Nursing Home Hurricane Irma leaves the Florida Keys bowed but unbroken Abandon Florida? Not quite. But it’s time for a retreat from flood zones. Photos: what Hurricane Irma’s destruction in the Caribbean looks like on the ground The Angels of Irma This Caribbean Island Was Evacuated After Irma. Now, the Pets Left Behind Are Going Feral After Irma: Caribbean Tourism, Island by Island
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TX: FEMA Looks to Buy Out Flooded Homes
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How the Kindness of Strangers Is Helping Hurricane Victims Rebuild Their Lives
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More Republicans Concerned About Climate Change After Hurricanes
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Baffling: Rescinding Flood Protection Rules
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Television:

More TV viewers are cutting the cable cord, but the savings aren’t what they were
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Healthcare:

American physicians appear to have taken a pay cut, but the data might be ‘doctored’
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CBO: ACA Premiums are Rising on Trump
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Taxis:

Here are the unique names the NYC 'Taxi King' had for his 22 companies that went bankrupt
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Mass Torts:

Iowa Legislature Introduces Asbestos Litigation Reforms
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Maritime:

FMC clears carriers' bankruptcy fond in wake of Hanjin collapse
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Pensions:

A Quiet Revolution in Pension Reform
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Economy:

U.S. weekly jobless claims drop ahead of Irma Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 284,000
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Trump’s ‘The Apprentice: Federal Reserve Chair’ Is Lacking Sizzle
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Record Level of Job Openings Doesn't Mean the Labor Market is Tight
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Fed to Join Bank of England in Warning Against Complacency
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U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.4% in August
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Case for Fed interest-rate hike in December helped by latest inflation data
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The US gender wage gap is closing because women are making more and men are making less
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"Retirement" 2.0
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More and more older Americans are slipping into poverty
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Hard Facts on the Real Earnings of Americans
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Orrin Hatch says corporate-tax rate could go as low as 20%, favors retroactive cuts President says raising rates on wealthy not necessary in tax overhaul What Trump Has Said About Taxing the Wealthy
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Steve Mnuchin In Trouble For Being Steve Mnuchin
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NAFTA Partners: No to Sunset Provision
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Mexico's View of US Hits Modern Low
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Wages are stagnating, robots are taking our jobs. This Democrat has a $1.4 trillion solution.
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Trump suggests he's putting off the wall amid near-deal with top Democrats
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Here's how much money the average millennial has in savings
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Younger people are actually better with money than Boomers and Generation X
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Economic models are broken, and economists have wildly different ideas about how to fix them
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The Life of a Contract Worker Is a Grind of Snubs, Anxiety and Stagnation
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Jeff Sessions says Dreamers are stealing American jobs. Wrong.
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US Debt Clock
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World Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

Mortgage rates hold at 2017 lows Banks Have the Low Mortgage Rate Blues, Again
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High home prices cause house flippers to pull back
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U.S. Probes High-Pressure Mortgage Sales Targeting Veterans
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HOAs foreclosing on hundreds of Phoenix-area homeowners for as little as $1,200
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates could begin to rise soon
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Municipalities:

Puerto Rico Utility Creditors Thwarted on Receivership Push
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Thanks to Obama, Puerto Rico might never recover from Irma
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Puerto Rico opens arms to refugees from Irma's Caribbean chaos
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Hurricane Irma could tip the Virgin Islands into bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy: Hartford's Best Path
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Ritter: Hartford Won't Have To File For Bankruptcy If Budget Deal Passes
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Oil/Gas:

US crude jumps to more than 6-week closing high of $49.89, as demand-driven rally continues
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Oil to Stay in $50-60 Range
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The world’s largest car market just announced an imminent end to gas and diesel cars
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Shale oil producers to face 4 risks next year, says Saudi bank
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Chanos: Shale Investors on a Road to Ruin
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John Fredriksen Chucks His Seadrill Bond Crew Overboard
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Coal:

Can Trump reverse the decline of the coal industry?
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Retailing:

Market bets against retail at highest level since Lehman Brothers collapse
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The Future of Retail Is Stores That Aren’t Stores
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Pirch, a Chain Lauded as a Retail Savior, Will Shut Most Stores
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Shoe seller Aerosoles plans bankruptcy
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Wall Street bets Amazon will doom department stores, retailers
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A Trio of Retail Turnarounds
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Toys 'R' Us Suppliers Scale Back Shipments as Bankruptcy Looms Toys ‘R’ Us Vendors Cut Shipments on Bankruptcy Fear
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Lehman:

Lehman Brothers failed 9 years ago — here are the 27 scariest moments of the financial crisis
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Lehman Brothers bankruptcy 9th anniversary: A 9-point cheat-sheet to what followed
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Lehman Brothers collapsed 9 years ago — here are 11 pieces of memorabilia you can still get on eBay
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Fraud:

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli’s bond revoked after Clinton Facebook posts seen as an assault solicitation
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Tech:

WYNIT files Ch. 11 bankruptcy , owes at least $106 million
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Electricity:

Fight With Power Plant Owners Snarls GenOn's Restructuring
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Hotels:

Bankruptcy filed over Morgantown hotel, and lender now says the property is financially unstable
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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 (23 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (113 new filings today)
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Bankruptcy Code (html) - Bankruptcy Code (pdf) Prior BK Codes (pick year from list) - Bankruptcy Rules
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UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
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Bankruptcy Jobs:

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Seminars - (Contact us to list your seminar)

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Bankruptcy Reform:

Update on ABI Consumer Bankruptcy Commission
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Arbitration:

Federal Arbitration Act vs. Stern v. Marshall: So . . . What’s Fair About This?
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Valuation:

Prof. Dan Schechter Comments on Sunnyslope – Says Decision is “Shockingly Wrong!”
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Corporate Governance:

Corporate Boards Get More Serious About Job Performance
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Personal Finance:

4 job interview mistakes hiring managers will eliminate you for, according to LinkedIn
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Student Debt:

Borrowers on $1.4 trillion student debt may benefit from new Fidelity program
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Autos:

Judge Grants Takata’s Request for Airbag Lawsuit Delay
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Healthcare:

Americans don’t yet know whether they really support single-payer How much is that Medicare-for-all plan in the window?
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Movie Theaters:

The biggest threat to movie theaters might be around the corner
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Credit Reporting:

Were you impacted by the Equifax breach? You risk financial chaos by doing nothing Equifax won’t require arbitration of cybersecurity claims; are there lawsuit impediments? Elizabeth Warren launches an investigation into the Equifax hack Equifax Knew of Breach Risk Equifax Didn't Download Patch to Fix Database Vulnerability Finally, Some Answers from Equifax What Happened Trying to Freeze Credit Files Consumers, Not Executives, Will Pay for Hack
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Politics:

Trump Makes Deal a Priority Over Party Trump vows to work with Dems to legalize Dreamers, says ‘the wall will come later’ Fox & Friends ponders whether Trump's wall might've just been 'symbolic' Now Trump says he's 'fairly close' to making a deal with Democrats on 'Dreamers' and border security - and the GOP leaders are 'on board' Immigration Restrictionists Are Disappointed by Trump Trump’s biggest fans, from Breitbart to r/The_Donald, are furious about his immigration deal Trump once said he could “shoot somebody” and not lose votes. That was before a deal on DACA Deals with Democrats could leave Trump and the GOP 'trying to untangle the Slinky they have wrapped around their heads' 'We've never seen anything like it': Republicans wonder what's coming next in Trump's DACA deal with Dems — and they may just like it
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House GOP leader McCarthy: Top Republicans aren't angry with Trump for dealing with Democrats
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Why Mueller is drilling into Trump’s role in drafting Don Jr.’s false Russia statement Texas secession movement: Russia-linked Facebook group asked us to participate in anti-Clinton rallies Manafort's Lawyers Won't Return Calls Grassley Says Manafort Lawyers Unresponsive, Subpoena Possible
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Will Christie Appoint Himself to the Senate?
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Dallas: Robert E. Lee Statue Removed Trump Signs Resolution Condemning Racists Trump Again Blames Both Sides in Violence
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Hillary Clinton: Looking Back in Anger
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UK:

There’s a big problem lurking behind Britain’s record-high employment
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Explosion on London Underground Train 18 people have been injured in an improvised bomb explosion on the London Underground, police confirm Video shows burning bucket device on London Underground tube
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PIIGS:

Italian banks' bad loans fall sharply as economy rebounds
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Ryanair wants to buy Italy's bankrupt airline
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Venezuela:

Venezuela says it will make debt payments despite 'difficulties'
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Venezuela Stops Accepting Dollars for Oil Payments Following U.S. Sanctions
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Germany:

Last call for bidders on bankrupt Air Berlin
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German Supreme Court: Loan Administration and Management Fees are invalid
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Russia:

Russian court declares Transaero Airline bankrupt
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India:

Insolvency And Bankruptcy Board To Register Nearly 100 More Insolvency Professionals
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Jaypee's home buyers Vs creditors: Will the insolvency resolution professionals do a balancing act?
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MENA:

Court Forces Israel to Face Its Ultra-Orthodox Problem
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