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Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Buying and Selling Businesses in Today's Economy, Stephen Opler
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
Deloitte: Turnarounds and Democracy Don't Mix
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
The New Normal: Taking Responsibility for Your Vendors
Raj Mahajan, Allston Trading CEO, Talks HFT and the Business of Prop Trading
Hot Topics for Waste-to-Energy Investors and Developers
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
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In this issue: Skilling and Honest Services Fallout; and New Whistleblower Provision.
Excerpt from 'Skilling and Honest...'
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