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US could pay pension bill for AMR as it restructures: report
ReutersDecember 1, 2011

Tom Horton, the new chief executive of American Airlines and its parent company AMR said the fact the company had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection did not mean its pension plans would definitely move to the PBGC, but he signaled it was a real ...more »

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Investigation of China Organic Agriculture, Inc.
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

The investigation focuses on whether the Company and its executives violated federal securities laws by failing to disclose that: (1) despite indicating otherwise, China Organic had received no initial payments for its September 2008 sale of Jilin ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Religious slurs in lawyer's memo have court up in arms
Pioneer PressDecember 1, 2011

In the sedate and sober world of bankruptcy law, one lawyer's memorandum sticks out like a sore loser. "Across the country the court systems and particularly the Bankruptcy Court in Minnesota, are composed of a bunch of ignoramus, ...more »

Collections
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Blame Jimmy Carter for American Airlines' Bankruptcy. Or Better Yet, Thank Him
Slate MagazineDecember 1, 2011

Carter signed the Airline Deregulation Act into law in 1978 and the federal regulatory apparatus wound down over the next six years. Looking back on the legacy of deregulation in January of this year, Breyer observed that “airline revenue per passenger ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Analysis: MF Global proves Enron-era accounting lives on
ReutersDecember 1, 2011

Law-enforcement officials, regulators and the bankruptcy trustee are still searching for as much as $1.2 billion in missing investor money believed to have been unlawfully mingled with the firm's own funds. The firm has said it is cooperating fully ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Lithopolis man pleads guilty in tax fraud case
Lancaster Eagle GazetteDecember 2, 2011

COLUMBUS -- Ronald A. Stebelton, 52, of Lithopolis, pleaded guilty on Thursday to four counts of willfully filing a false federal income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service. According to the court documents, Stebelton defrauded the IRS for the ...more »

Garnishment
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SUMMONS: Bank of NY v. Richard T. Breault; Case No. 11CV964
Hudson Star ObserverDecember 1, 2011

A judgment may be enforced as provided by law. A judgment awarding money may become a lien against any real estate you own now or in the future, and may also be enforced by garnishment or seizure of property.more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Blame Jimmy Carter for American Airlines' Bankruptcy. Or Better Yet, Thank Him
Slate MagazineDecember 1, 2011

Carter signed the Airline Deregulation Act into law in 1978 and the federal regulatory apparatus wound down over the next six years. Looking back on the legacy of deregulation in January of this year, Breyer observed that “airline revenue per passenger ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Creditor alleges fraud in Newburgh power plant bankruptcy
Times Herald-RecordDecember 2, 2011

"(Dynegy's) business judgment that rejection of the leases benefits them financially should not triumph over the public need for safe and reliable electric service," Central Hudson wrote to the judge. Fremont, the analyst, said the plants might be ...more »

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