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Sports Authority sells it customer database to Dick’s Sporting Goods for $15 million

Sports Authority, Inc. (“Sports Authority”) advertisements have been everywhere lately –‘everything must go!’ But does this include their customers’ personal information, too? Because Sports Authority has filed for Chapter 11...more

The Legacy of the RadioShack Bankruptcy and the Importance of PII

Customer information has become an increasingly valuable business asset. And, the volume and detail of other available information about consumers has increased along with it, well beyond mere customer names and addresses to...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Appeals Court Changes the Law on Fraud

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Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago may be out on a limb by itself, or an opinion this week may signal change in attitude toward lenders who discover a customer's fraud and do nothing, as Bloomberg...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Must Disclose What Clients Pay

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June 19 (Bloomberg) -- Lawyers may object to disclosing how much they actually collect per hour from non-bankrupt clients, as Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill Rochelle explain on...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff

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March 27 (Bloomberg Law) -- There was no settlement afoot when U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff put off a hearing on an effort by the trustee for Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC to block a $410 million settlement...more

Signature Styles (Spiegel, Newport News & Shape Fx Brands) Creditors' Committee Challenges Company's Decision Not to Honor Gift...

by Randall Reese on

On Friday, the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors appointed in the chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Signature Styles, LLC and Signature Styles Gift Cards, LLC filed its initial pleadings responding to the companies'...more

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