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Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
What is an appeal and how do I know if I should appeal?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware Garners Almost All Big Chapter 11s
Bill on Bankruptcy: Madoff Victims Rooting for Stanford Victory
Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
Bill on Bankruptcy: Unprecedented Actions by Two District Judges
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sex Doesn't Sell Enough to Avoid Bankruptcy
Municipal Bankruptcies – Interview with Bill Kannel, Member, Mintz Levin
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Judge Might Lose Grip on the Case
Getting the best result when you file bankruptcy: don't file with outdated information
Financial Scams Target Struggling Families: Don't Become the Next Victim
Strategic Vision for Emerging Companies – Interview with Marty Lorenzo, Member, Mintz Levin
Dual Track Auctions for Distressed Companies – Interview with Rich Moche, Member, Mintz Levin
Bill on Bankruptcy: LightSquared, the Battle among Hedge Funds
How to Save Your Chapter 13 Case if Your Spouse Files for Divorce
Bill on Bankruptcy: Appeals Court Changes the Law on Fraud
Can You Appeal A Bankruptcy?
Bill on Bankruptcy: US Airways Need a Merger More than AMR
In Lewis v. Eberle & BCI Services, LLC, 2013 WL 4483529 (D.N.J. Aug. 19, 2013), a New Jersey district court dismissed the plaintiff’s claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave...more
The rest of the story -- still ongoing -- in the case of Guggenheim Capital, LLC v. Toumei....more
Re Timminco Limited (2012) ONSC 506 (Ont. Commercial List) and (2012) ONSC 948 (Ont. Commercial List).
Timminco Limited and Bécancour Silicon Inc. (together the “Timminco Entities”) sought and...more
How far does the insolvency exemption go?
The Court of Appeal recently gave its long awaited judgment in Key2law LLP v Gaynor De'Antiquis, in relation to the scope of the exemption to TUPE for companies which...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Harrisburg, PA files for Bankruptcy
Pennsylvania’s capital city Harrisburg filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday October 12, 2011. Municipal bankruptcy filings are not common. These cases are filed under Chapter 9...more
Are bankruptcy filings increasing or decreasing?
This is a common question I receive. Are more people filing bankruptcy now or has it slowed down? The number of cases filed each month isn’t a secret. The courts...more
When clients hire the Law Office of Raymond A. Kenney, PLLC to assist them in the preparation of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case their preeminent goal is to obtain a discharge of their debts as quickly as possible. This is an...more
ABUSE OF RIGHT -- OBSERVATIONS --...more
In this issue: Supreme Court Rejects Nation-Wide Sex Discrimination Class Action; Nevada Prohibits Discrimination Based Upon a Person's "Gender Identity or Expression"; and Refusal to Hire Applicant Did Not Violate Bankruptcy...more
L'ABUSO DEL DIRITTO -- OSSERVAZIONI --...more
An update on the federal Prop. 8 trial in California and the 9th Circuit and other federal marriage equality litigation....more
Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more
How to Automatically Save Your Home From Foreclosure When the Bank Won't Work with You or Modify Your Loan. ...more
In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, No. 10-277 (U.S. June 20, 2011), the Supreme Court vacated class certification of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by 1.5 million current and former Wal-Mart employees because the...more
"This is a case about equality, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, for two people who filed for protection under Title 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code."
Debtors were legally married under California law...more