Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
Bill on Bankruptcy: MF Global Creditors Undeterred by Low Value
Bill on Bankruptcy: Fee Agreement Puts Law Firm In Trustee's Sights
April 24 (Bloomberg) -- With $64 million at stake for creditors of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., lawyers can find complexity even in simple words like "immediately proceeding," as Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg...more
Originally published in the NYU Journal of Law & Business - Vol. 9:269, 2012.
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As thoroughly detailed in the 2,200-page Examiner’s Report on the fraudulent accounting that was central to the Lehman Bros. failure, repurchase agreements ("repos") that should have been treated for financial reporting...more
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