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Getting the best result when you file bankruptcy: don't file with outdated information
On February 28, 2014, international Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo, capping what is likely the most tumultuous month yet in the history of the controversial virtual currency. Mt. Gox—the...more
Asbestos defendants are one step closer to greater transparency regarding the often illusive bankruptcy trust claims and payments. On Wednesday, November 13, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 982, the...more
Over the last few years, I have read of several cases of bankruptcy related-identity theft. As if the Internet wasn't enough, smartphones, tablets and laptops make stealing a person's identity easier than ever....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!
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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
Topics In This Issue
• Federal Issues
• Firm News
• Firm Publications
• Privacy/Data Security
Excerpt from "Courts"
In this article I discuss a disturbing new trend of debt collectors using platforms such as Facebook to harass people over unpaid debts....more
Defendant filed a Proof of Claim in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The Proof Claim consisted of medical information, social security numbers and other personally identifiable information. The Plaintiffs filed suit for violation of...more
The Supreme Court of Georgia held caps on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases unconstitutional. ...more
IN THIS BRIEF:
*California Supreme Court Clarifies Workplace Privacy Limits In Video Surveillance Case
*Company’s Bankruptcy Does Not Prevent Personal Liability For Wage Violations
IN THIS NEWSLETTER:
*Jim Brown v. Electronic Arts: Can Hall of Fame Football Player Jim Brown Score a Touchdown Against EA for Scrambling His Image?
*A New Marketplace for Sports Franchises: Bankruptcy Court
In this issue:
On the Edge
Ahead of the Summons
Firm Offer Update
Credit Card Report
In this Issue:
*DISCOVERY VS. PRIVACY: WHEN LAWS IMPLEMENTING THE E.U. DIRECTIVE ON DATA PROTECTION CONFLICT WITH U.S. DISCOVERY RULES Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, L.L.P., Texas by David. E. Sharp
*THE NEW CZECH LABOUR CODE...more
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