Bankruptcy in the Blogosphere

Bankruptcy in the Blogosphere

Here’s what’s happening on some of the Top Blogs:
 
Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog has a post on the Seventh Circuit’s decision in HA2003 Liquidating Trust v. Credit Suisse Sec. (USA) LLC, 517 F.3d 454 (7th Cir. Ill. 2008) in favor of Credit Suisse Securities.
 
The Bankruptcy Law Network is featuring an article on the folly of lying on your bankruptcy filings.
 
The Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog reports on attorney salaries, the gap between the highest earners and the rest of us, and the opportunities created by technology to enhance one’s earnings.
 
The Bankruptcy Litigation Blog takes a look at a recent decent decision in the case of Bankers Life Ins. Co. v. Credit Suisse First Boston Corp., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33039 (M.D. Fla. Apr. 22, 2008), one of the first subprime litigation complaints filed nationwide. That decision granted defendants’ motion to dismiss on the claims of fraud and conspiracy but denied the motion on the breach of contract, negligent breach of fiduciary duty, and misrepresentation claims.
 
The Bankruptcy Litigation and Consumer Rights Blog reposts an article from a South Carolina CBS affiliate on a bankruptcy boot camp run by attorney O. Max Gardner III. The boot camp educates attorneys on the unlawful, illegal and unreasonable fees and charges charged by mortgage companies.
 
Credit Slips is blogging from an academic symposium on debt. The most recent post discusses papers presented on “hyper debt” and the cultural compulsion to consume.
 
In the Red has a post on the research binder made available online by Chief Judge Randall J. Newsome of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California. The binder is an excellent research tool for bankruptcy attorneys practicing in the Ninth Circuit.
 
Over at the theBKBlog we find an interesting article on the impact of a school district’s loss of accreditation, it’s impact on the local real estate market, and the implication for homeowners in bankruptcy thinking or reaffirming their mortgage debt.
 
Finally, The Total Bankruptcy Blog discusses the Supreme Court’s recent approval of amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure.