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Ted Connolly
The Most Important Thing to Do When Buying Property at Foreclosure Sale

By now, it is abundantly clear that lenders were at best careless when acquiring and transferring mortgages. Throughout the industry, they had a carefree attitude when it came to safekeeping of mortgages note and other mortgage documents. It appears...

J. Michael McBride
Foreclosure Investigation

The question is: is this good politics or good legal practice... or both I suppose. "The attorneys general of all 50 U.S. states announced Wednesday that they are joining to probe mortgage loan servicers who are accused of submitting false affidavits...

LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff
Robert Keach of Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson on Chapter 11 as a Liquidation Tool: Legal, Tactical and Practical Considerations for Debtors, Lenders and Buyers

On this edition, Robert Keach of Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson in Portland, Maine discusses the chapter he contributed in Collier Guide to Chapter 11 Practice, published by LexisNexis Matthew Bender. Mr. Keach discusses the advantages and disadvantages...

J. Michael McBride
Feds Seize $5 Million of Suspected Concealed Assets

A couple who filed bankruptcy in 2004 have been charged with hiding assets and money laundering and income tax avoidance. But that may only be part of their trouble. Federal agents have seized over 5 million dollars in cash from their home in Colleyville...

Ted Connolly
Flawed Credit Reporting System Causes Foreclosures and Economic Harm

Mortgage rates are at their lowest level in decades . Yet, millions of homeowners cannot refinance. Why is not more done to help homeowners refinance? Refinancing could save homeowners hundreds or thousands of dollars a month, yet they cannot qualify...

Adam C. Rogoff
Healthcare Restructurings: A More Complicated Chapter 11 Situation

Adam Rogoff is one of the authors of The Collier Guide to Chapter 11: Key Topics and Selected Industries, the latest addition to the Collier line of bankruptcy products from LexisNexis. Written by over 20 bankruptcy lawyers from leading firms , the Guide...