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Judge in Stockton, Calif. bankruptcy says Franklin should only get $4 mln

Judge in Stockton, Calif. bankruptcy says Franklin should only get $4 mln 30 OCTOBER 2014 | REUTERS | BANKRUPTCY Oct 30 (Reuters) – The judge in the Stockton, California bankruptcy said on Thursday he is not persuaded by creditor Franklin Templeton’s….” http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/30/usa-stockton-franklin-idUSL1N0SP2EA20141030?feedType=RSS&feedName=bankruptcyNews

Judge says bankruptcy plan proposed by Stockton ‘in good faith’

Judge says bankruptcy plan proposed by Stockton ‘in good faith’ SACRAMENTO | 30 OCTOBER 2014 | REUTERS | BANKRUPTCY Oct 30 (Reuters) – The judge presiding over the California city of Stockton’s bankruptcy case said on Thursday that he is “satisfied the plan has been proposed in good faith.” U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein… Continue Reading

John Maynard Keynes Is the Economist the World Needs Now

John Maynard Keynes Is the Economist the World Needs Now By Peter Coy | October 30, 2014  | BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK Is there a doctor in the house? The global economy is failing to thrive, and its caretakers are fumbling. Greece took its medicine as instructed and was rewarded….” http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-10-30/why-john-maynard-keyness-theories-can-fix-the-world-economy#r=rss

IBA E-news 30 October 2014

IBA E-news 30 October 2014 31 OCTOBER 2014 | INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION 30 October 2014           IBA E-news archive IBA Annual Conference, Tokyo 19–24 October 2014 The 2014 IBA Annual Conference’s Opening Ceremony took place in the presence of their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan. His Excellency… Continue Reading

Administrators ‘hopeful’ of TAG rescue deal

Administrators ‘hopeful’ of TAG rescue deal By Matthew Ord | INSIDER MEDIA LIMITED | 30 OCTOBER 2014 Administrators remain hopeful of securing a rescue deal for TAG Energy Solutions after it ceased operations. Geoff Bouchier and Keith Marshall of Duff & Phelps were appointed as joint administrators….” http://www.insidermedia.com/insider/north-east/126730-administrators-hopeful-tag-rescue-deal?utm_source=northeast_newsletter&utm_medium=top_story_article&utm_campaign=northeast_news_tracker

Meme: SUMO VISUAL–no longer in sight! Voluntary administration. What are you going to do?

Meme: SUMO VISUAL–no longer in sight! Voluntary administration. What are you going to do? 31 OCTOBER 2014 | PMF LEGAL LIMITED | PAUL FORDYCE | INSOLVENCY INTERNATIONAL “One of Australia’s biggest retail signage printers into voluntary administration. Creditor? Customer? You need our help.” https://insolvencyinternational.sharefile.com/d/sa1d6821066d4e3aa

Stockton seeks to exit from bankruptcy

Stockton seeks to exit from bankruptcy 30 OCTOBER 2014 | By SCOTT SMITH | Associated Press | BANKRUPTCY SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Residents of Stockton may soon learn if they can put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind them. The city on Thursday….” http://www.kmph.com/story/27160671/stockton-seeks-to-exit-from-bankruptcy

Bankruptcies At Lowest Level Since 1999

Bankruptcies At Lowest Level Since 1999 Wednesday 29 October 2014 | BANKRUPTCY | 97.4 ROCKFM The number of bankruptcies has fallen to its lowest level since 1999, according to official figures. The Insolvency Service charted steep drops in both company and personal insolvencies in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period… Continue Reading

Bank Trustee Says Squire Patton Boggs Lied About Legal Fees

Bank Trustee Says Squire Patton Boggs Lied About Legal Fees By Michael Lipkin | Law360, Los Angeles (October 28, 2014, 8:02 PM ET) – The trustee for First Place Financial Corp. on Tuesday hit Squire Patton Boggs LLP with an adversary suit seeking up to $1.9 million the bank paid the firm before and during… Continue Reading

UK: The Lehman Client Money Litigation

UK: The Lehman Client Money Litigation 14 October 2014 | Stephen Phillips, Scott Morrison and Jack Mead When it was placed into administration on the morning of 15 September 2008, Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) (“LBIE”) could account for approximately $2.16 billion of money in its segregated client accounts. This amount fell far short… Continue Reading