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J. Michael McBride
Fed Meeting Minutes Reveal Split

Reports indicate that although the Federal Reserve's final vote on the newest effort to prime the pump showed only one dissenter, there was much wider concern among the members over the proposed (now approved) bond purchases. Call it TARP One or...

Ted Connolly
What’s With the Real Housewives and Bankruptcy?

As reported on the Wall Street Journal bankruptcy blogs , Sonja Morgan, a star of the Bravo series Real Housewives of New York Season 3, has filed a personal chapter 11 bankruptcy case. She lists $19.8 million in debt and $13.5 million in assets on...

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Stephen Sather
Debtor Wins Big Damages in Fraudulent Conveyance Case

When fraudulent transfer claims arise in bankruptcy, the debtor is usually accused of being the dishonest transferor. However, in a recent case from Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ronald King, the Debtor successfully pursued a claim against her disbarred...

Ted Connolly
From Debt to Success: Colonel Sanders

How does someone successfully get out of debt? What propels certain people to climb up from financial troubles to wealth and success? In the book, The Road Out of Debt: Bankruptcy and Other Solutions to Your Financial Problems, we provide a how-to...

LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community Staff
LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast for Nov. 17, 2010-Madoff Bankruptcy Trustee Secures $1B Judgment Against Feeder Fund

A Madoff bankruptcy trustee secures an approximately $1 billion judgment against a feeder fund, and, the 5th Circuit affirms a boat owner took reasonable precautions in preparing for Hurricane Katrina. Hear these and other stories from LexisNexis®...

LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff
Eric Bensen Discusses Collier Guide to Chapter 11: Intellectual Property Issues in Bankruptcy

On this edition, intellectual property lawyer Eric Bensen discusses the chapter he has written on IP issues in bankruptcy that appears in the new Collier Guide to Chapter 11: Key Topics and Selected Industries. Mr. Bensen provides an overview of the chapter...