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EPA Proposes Stricter Rules For Ship Ballast Water
SalonDecember 1, 2011

The agency took over the pension plans in 2004 and 2005 after United filed for bankruptcy court protection in December 2002. When the PBGC takes over plans, it pays promised benefits to retirees up to certain limits. ...more »

Barrasso's 2nd Opinion: Health Care Law to Increase Premiums in Wyoming
Insurance News Net (press release)December 1, 2011

President Obama repeatedly promised Americans that his health care law would lower health care premiums by about $2500 per family across the United States . A new report by Gorman Actuarial, LLC , found that people in Wyoming who buy health coverage in ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Report: US Agency Erred On United Pension Values
SalonDecember 1, 2011

The agency took over the pension plans in 2004 and 2005 after United filed for bankruptcy court protection in December 2002. When the PBGC takes over plans, it pays promised benefits to retirees up to certain limits. ...more »

Collections
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CCP International Conference starts
Pakistan Daily TimesDecember 1, 2011

He said that Pakistan has good competition laws and vibrant competition agency to promote business environment, competitiveness and protect the consumers' rights in the country. The minister stated this while inaugurating the 2nd two-day international ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Hospital expects to emerge from bankruptcy
phillyBurbs.comDecember 1, 2011

Nearly two years after filing for bankruptcy, Lower Bucks Hospital is expected to emerge with a clean financial slate next month, though a new report found "sustained and dramatic softening" in some patient numbers. The US Bankruptcy Court in ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Italy, Greece Among Worst Euro Countries in Corruption Ranking
BloombergDecember 1, 2011

Italy and Greece scored the lowest among euro-area countries in a global corruption ranking as their inability to tackle graft and tax evasion exacerbated the debt crisis, watchdog group Transparency ...more »

Garnishment
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Employers face some pitfalls when it comes to wage garnishment
Tampa Bay Business JournalDecember 2, 2011

The key is to promptly answer a writ of garnishment, said W. Jan Pietruszka, a partner in the employment law ... Jane Meinhardt's beats include business of law, education, finance and manufacturing.more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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C is for Creditor
JD Supra (press release)December 2, 2011

Generally these types of debts do not go away through the bankruptcy process and if you are needing to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy these debts must be paid in full. Further, these creditors will receive payment before any of the creditors in the next ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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The Bankruptcy Files: AMR, Lehman, MF Global, PMI, and Power Balance Bracelets
The Am Law DailyDecember 1, 2011

The economy's ongoing struggles are proving to be fruitful for bankruptcy lawyers betting on a second wave of corporate restructuring work in the US and abroad. The No. 1 spot on that list still belongs to Lehman Brothers, which this week inched closer ...more »

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