Roger Arnold on the IMF, the Eurozone, and the Final Countdown for Greece
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Can My Creditors Put me In Jail?
20 Things a Debt Collector Can't Do
5 Reasons Consumers Should File an FDCPA Lawsuit
Why You Should Enter into a Payment Plan with a Junk Debt Buyer
Beginners Guide to Debt Collection Lawsuits by Portfolio Recovery Associates
Quick Guide to Stopping Collection Calls.
3 Proven Strategies to Get the Lowest Debt Settlement Possible
3 Proven Strategies for Dealing with a Midland Funding Lawsuit
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What are the steps of an appeal?
Polsinelli Podcasts: Out-of-Court Alternatives to Bankruptcy
Polsinelli Podcasts - Supreme Court Closes Gap on Bankruptcy Issue
A Conversation with John Houghton on Asia Restructurings
Bennett Jones Spring 2014 Economic Outlook
Select Bankruptcy Issues for General Counsel – Part One
Not Dead Yet? How BigLaw's Best Firms Are Finding Growth
Update on Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s Decision in the Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. Bankruptcy Case
When a bankrupt company’s most valuable assets include consumer information, a tension arises between bankruptcy policy aimed at maximizing asset value, on the one hand, and privacy laws designed to protect consumers’...more
1. Solvency II - Insurance Code Amended -
Legislative Decree No. 74 of 12 May 2015 was published in the Official Gazette on 15 June 2015, which has made all necessary amendments to the Insurance Code in order to...more
EPIC Drives Uber Complaint to FTC -
In This Issue:
- Arbitration Report
- Beltway Report
- Bureau Report
- Mobile & Emerging Payments Report
- Mortgage & Fair Lending Report
- Operations Report
- Preemption Report
On April 10, 2015, RadioShack, and certain affiliated debtor entities, proposed a bankruptcy sale of certain assets, including Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”). Deposition testimony in the case revealed that, over...more
On May 13, an affiliate of Standard General LP agreed to pay $26.2 million for a portfolio of the bankrupt RadioShack Corp.’s intellectual property, including a database of 67 million RadioShack customer addresses, 8.5...more
Earlier this year, an affiliate of the hedge fund Standard General LP assumed more than 1,700 RadioShack® store leases in an auction sale in the electronics retailer’s bankruptcy. Standard General reportedly plans to partner...more
RadioShack filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware bankruptcy court in February, seeking a court-supervised sale of $1.2 billion in assets. Included in the sale is a database of customer information from about 1,700...more
When it comes to customer data, privacy and value can be in direct competition. RadioShack’s latest move is a good example.
Earlier this week, RadioShack, which filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February, commenced an...more
Uncertainty will hang over the upcoming bankruptcy auction of RadioShack’s intellectual property, franchise infrastructure, and customer data pending resolution of an ongoing struggle between RadioShack and several states’...more
On March 20, 2015, the State of Texas filed an objection to the sale of customer information in the In re RadioShack Corporation, et al., Case No. 15-10197, case pending in Delaware. According to the objection, the customer...more
An auction of RadioShack assets which concluded this week included the names and physical addresses of 65 million customers and email addresses of 13 million customers. The auction result and transfer of assets is still...more
Altegrity, Inc., who bills itself on its website as “The world’s leading brands in risk solutions, security, ediscovery, data recovery and employment screening,” filed for chapter 11 protection in Delaware on February 8,...more
Debt collection phone calls…this is one of the top reasons people file for bankruptcy – so that they can avoid having to deal with debt collectors and all the garbage that goes with it. The thing is, you shouldn’t have to...more
I almost have my car paid off and last night I called into the bank to get some information on the payoff. I went through the normal hoops of providing them with account information and the last four digits of my social...more
FTC: Telemarketing Sales Rule Ripe For Review -
It’s time to review the Telemarketing Sales Rule, the Federal Trade Commission has announced.
Enacted in 1995, the Telemarketing Sales Rule (the Rule) has been...more
Table of Contents:
- Pearson Education Inc. v. Almgren -
Eighth Circuit affirms bankruptcy court’s order striking textbook publishers’ demand for jury trial on copyright infringement damages, granting minimum...more
We routinely hear stories about “data breaches,” “identity theft,” “credit monitoring,” and other data loss-related events in the media. These reports are becoming more frequent – almost routine – and may run the risk of...more
In re Dr. Jurgen Toft, Case No. 11-1049 (ALG) (S.D.N.Y. Bank. Ct. 2011), a typically sound and erudite decision by the Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, is something of a close-to-must read for the...more
You might be surprised that identity theft can lead to bankruptcy. In fact, every year millions of Americans are cheated out of approximately $500 million through credit card fraud. This amount is substantial enough to be a...more
Ortiz v. Aurora Health Care, Inc. (In re Ortiz), No. 10-3465 (7th Cir. Dec. 30, 2011)
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the debtors’ appeal of the bankruptcy court’s dismissal of the debtors’ state law...more
If you are contemplating bankruptcy and want to know how you keep assets, or are concerned about keeping a particular asset dear to you, this blog post is worth the read!
Contact: George E. Bourguignon, Jr.
In This Issue:
- A Good Way to Give Bad News: Recent Amendment to California’s Breach Notification Statute
- Accountable Care Organizations: The Private Sector Will Lead
- New Faces
- Points from the...more
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