A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sandbagging of a Federal District Judge
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Harvey Miller: Detroit Will Be In Bankruptcy "For A Long Time"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Make-Whole Premiums, Lehman, ResCap
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Versace Mansion Up for Sale, Casey Anthony
Grayson: Only 1 Agency Should Regulate Wall Street
MacEwen: Weil Gotshal Layoffs Start of Wave
Bill on Bankruptcy: Supreme Court Cases Will Have Wide Impact
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Spitzer "Disappointed" in Wall Street's Regulators
NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
In response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision earlier this month to reclaim the Crimean Peninsula as a part of the Russian Federation, President Barack Obama issued three executive orders authorizing the...more
A tax reform proposal released by the Senate Finance Committee would have a major impact on the real estate industry, according to comments submitted to the committee by a number of industry groups. If enacted in their...more
A new type of threat is emerging that may thwart special servicer collections: retroactive state legislation. For most CMBS collection actions involving nonrecourse loans, the issue of springing recourse triggers (so-called...more
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On January 2, 2013, President Barack Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (H.R. 8) into law which, in addition to addressing other "fiscal cliff" issues, extends the New Markets Tax Credit ("NMTC") Program...more
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