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Bill on Bankruptcy: Trustees Sleep Easy after High Court Ruling
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
Deloitte: Turnarounds and Democracy Don't Mix
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
NFA Chairman Chris Hehmeyer Talks Bankruptcy Reform
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff
Bill on Bankruptcy: Why is Kodak's Stock Soaring?
Smolinsky Sees Similarities Between Reader's Digest, Kodak
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
Bankruptcy and Insolvency. It's not as bad as you think!
Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Consultant: More Big Law Firms Will "Implode"
Weekly Brief: Courthouse Violence on the Rise
Bill on Bankruptcy: Rakoff Reverses Himself in Madoff Case
A Better 2012 for BigLaw (With Big Asterisks)
Senate Bill 94 does not prevent an attorney from earning fees for helping consumers with home loan modifications. However, no one can accept fees up front for the work, nor can they place fees in their trust...more
Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Law firm Kaye Scholer LLP and financial advisor Capstone Advisory Group LLC are in the sights of a U.S. Trustee aiming to claw back $12 million for an undisclosed agreement to share fees awarded in...more
If you are in decision making process of which attorney or law firm to hire, this post informs you of an important point that will help you make that decision. So before you engage that all important counsel, you should read...more
Important resources for lawyers who are new to the practice of bankruptcy....more
Here’s a real shocker for you: When a partner leaves a healthy law firm, he and his or her new firm can be required to return to his or her old law firm the profits made the cases he or she brings along. These obligations...more
Dewey & LeBoeuf’s inglorious galactic implosion changes all of the rules; it was not too big to fail, it was, however, far too big and corroded to fail in the relatively orderly way others before it failed.
If you are considering filing for bankruptcy and are curious what it costs or have received some quotes from bankruptcy attorneys and are making a decision on who to hire, this post is for you!
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The fundamentals of corporate action can seem about as interesting as flossing. Yet, the failure to attend to either is likely to result in unpleasant consequences as one lawyer recently discovered in Winterton v. Humitech of...more
An inherited IRA has been treated differently by bankruptcy courts than IRA's held by the original owner. If you have inherited an IRA and wonder if you can keep it if you file for bankruptcy, or if you have any retirement...more
Michael Axe reports on the implications of the English Court of Appeal's decision that confidential communications between clients and their accountants are not protected from disclosure by Legal Professional...more
This brief amici curiae supporting Petitioners Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., et al., is filed by two bar associations (the Connecticut Bar Association (“CBA”) and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy...more
Pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 37.3, the American Bar Association (ABA), as amicus curiae, respectfully submits this brief in support of Petitioner’s challenge to the constitutionality of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and...more
Petitioners Robert Milavetz and Barbara Nevin are attorneys who provide bankruptcy ad-vice and counseling to clients. They practice as part of petitioner law firm Mi-lavetz, Gallop, and Milavetz, P.A. Petitioners Ronald and...more
This is the Resolution that the American Bar Association House of Delegates unanimously passed on August 4, 2009.
RESOLVED, that the American Bar Association opposes the provisions in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and...more
John Findley III is admitted to practice law in California. The State Bar of California (State Bar) prosecuted Findley for violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct based on a complaint made by his client. The State Bar...more
California bankruptcy attorney Carl H. Starrett II discusses the impact that bankruptcy can have on a debtor's professional license....more
t was a dark and stormy night when the dame appeared in the doorway of Mark Trade,TM intellectual property investigator. Initial research by Guy Noir indicated there might have been a death under suspicious circumstances, but...more
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