Bankruptcy

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  • Real Industry Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Relief in Delaware November 19, 2017 On November 17, 2017, Real Industry, Inc., along with its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively the "Debtors" or "Real Industry"), filed a petition for relief under Chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Case No.…
  • New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Nov 19, 2017 November 19, 2017 The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S. Bankruptcy…
  • University of Miami Law Alumni – 1997 Class 20th Anniversary Reunion November 18, 2017 Assouline & Berlowe, P.A., The BUSINESS LAW Firm, proudly sponsored the University of Miami Law Alumni Association's 20th Reunion for the 1997 Graduating Class. Eric N. Assouline, Esq., a member of this graduating class from the "U" was in…
  • Be Aware of the Benefits and Dangers of Debt Consolidation Loans November 18, 2017 The economy is tough, and many people are looking for ways to help them manage and eliminate debt. With the rising cost of living, it can be tough for many consumers to even make the minimum payments each month on credit cards, charge cards and loan…
  • No 2004 Discovery Allowed When There is a Pending Proceeding November 18, 2017 In a short opinion entered November 14, 2017 Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court denied a motion of an interested party to "Attend and Participate in the Rule 2004 Examinations to be Conducted by the Trustee". Judge Gross's opinion is…
  • Why Didn't Puerto Rico Use its "Local Law" Advantage to Reduce its Debt? November 18, 2017 Good academic workshops are hard to run. I know, because this is a task that I have failed at, and continue to fail at, repeatedly. For that reason though, it is a treat to see someone else run their workshop successfully. I was at one recently that…
  • Stellungnahme des Bundesrats zur Initiative 16.478 betreffend Änderungen organisatorischer Bestimmungen des Bundespatentgerichtsgesetzes November 18, 2017 Am 8. November 2017 hat der Bundesrat eine Stellungnahme zum Bericht der Kommission für Rechtsfragen des Nationalrates zur Initiative 16.478 vom 21. September 2017 verabschiedet. Die Initiative geht auf Vorschläge des Präsidenten des…
  • Northern Kentucky Family Attorneys November 18, 2017 Every now and then someone does something for you that is totally unexpected. Often that "thing" is small or at least seemingly small. When the car in front of me paid for my drink at the drive-thru, I was surprised and happy. At Fessler, Schneider,…
  • New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Nov 18, 2017 November 18, 2017 The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S. Bankruptcy…
  • Venezuela's Debt: Is the Game Afoot? November 17, 2017 Mitu Gulati & Mark Weidemaier The confusion over the status of Venezuelan debt over the past week has been remarkable. The government and its oil company, PDVSA, have, variously, defaulted, promised to pay, paid, claimed the money got stuck in…
  • 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Minnesota November 17, 2017 There are 5 mistakes that may cause your bankruptcy petition to be denied and prevent you from erasing your debt. The 5 mistakes to avoid when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Minnesota are: Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy too soon after receiving…
  • Health Care Power of Attorney in Waukesha, WI November 17, 2017 In order to help our client's gain valuable insight into the conversations one must have with their health care agent, we routinely offer the following publication as a handout. The handout we use is from The Center for Public Representation,…
  • Whitford on Law School Financial Aid November 17, 2017 Although technically emeritus and making history as a named plaintiff in a gerrymandering case before the U.S. Supreme Court, our commercial law colleague Professor Bill Whitford remains worried about law schools in a way in a way that connects with…
  • News Headlines for Nov 17, 2017 November 17, 2017 Neiman Marcus, Talbots and Land's End among those added to new Fitch watch lists ,The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results (OTCQX:BONT)
  • New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Nov 17, 2017 November 17, 2017 The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S. Bankruptcy…
  • Audio Recordings of Bankruptcy Court: News from Delaware November 16, 2017 Several Credit Slips posts from earlier this year (here and here) focused on the virtues of courts releasing digital audio recordings of hearings, and specified the Judicial Conference authority for doing so. Over the summer, I found about three…
  • Will Winn-Dixie be Forced to File Bankruptcy? November 16, 2017 The Winn-Dixie's parent company, could be headed for bankruptcy according to new reports from Bloomberg and Grocery Headquarters. The company owns Winn-Dixie, as well as Harveys, Fresco y Mas, and the recently acquired Bi-Lo, which could pout as many…
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sues Freedom Debt Relief November 16, 2017 The U.S. Consumer Financial Project Bureau (CFPB) announced in early November, 2017 that it has filed a lawsuit against Freedom Debt Relief, which is the largest debt settlement services provider in America. In the lawsuit, the CFPB alleges that the…
  • How to Stop Snowballing Debt Fast with Minnesota Bankruptcy November 16, 2017 Is your debt snowballing out of control this winter? If there's one thing that Minnesotans know, it's snow. With an average annual snowfall of between 36 and 70 inches, The North Star State has experience handling whatever Old Man Winter throws its…
  • Regrouping if Divorce Mediation Fails November 16, 2017 Divorce often leaves both parties with a lot of anger and other negative emotions that can be difficult to overcome during the dissolution process. In order to reduce the amount of conflict, which is important to many spouses with children, the…