Bankruptcy Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in November, 2011

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European venture deals hit 11-year low
Financial NewsNovember 1, 2011

European venture capital investment has fallen to its lowest quarterly level since the dot-com crash, according to Dow Jones VentureSource, despite hopes that the region's venture industry is set for a growth spurt. The number of venture deals in the ...more »

Attorney General Kamala Harris to Round Up Homeless Sex Offenders Tonight
SF Weekly (blog)November 1, 2011

In compact San Francisco, the law has meant that the parolees can't live anywhere indoors at all, and have instead been living in vans, on a series of couches, or on the street. In today's press conference, state adult parole director Robert Ambroselli ...more »

Bankruptcy Law News and Stories

Bad Credit History
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Judge rejects both Tribune bankruptcy exit plans
Los Angeles TimesNovember 1, 2011

In a 126-page opinion, US Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey said neither plan was confirmable under the Bankruptcy Code and threatened to appoint a bankruptcy trustee to resolve the case if the company and its warring creditors can't come up with a ...more »

Collections
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MF Global, Tribune, Harrisburg, Beacon, Lehman: Bankruptcy
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

The Oct. 28 brief for Mayor Linda D. Thompson describes how the 4-3 vote of the by the city council purporting to authorize bankruptcy was merely a resolution not having the force of law. In addition, the city council majority failed to utilize ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Judge rejects competing Tribune bankruptcy plans
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

...bankruptcy protection in 2008, less than a year after a leveraged buyout led by billionaire Sam Zell left the company loaded with debt. A court-appointed examiner concluded last year that the final steps of the buyout probably constituted fraud. ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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CEDA trains tax prefessionals
Suburban Life PublicationsNovember 1, 2011

CEDA Near West branch office in Cicero runs a mine-month course training individuals to become tax preparers at a level wher they will be able to practice with the IRS. Paul Jimenez (left) of Berwyn and Jerry Arp of Burbank listen to instructor Laura ...more »

Garnishment
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Lenders Using Deficiency Judgments to Collect on Foreclosures
First Coast NewsNovember 2, 2011

"If they secure a deficiency judgment they can garnish or levy," he said. Garnish as in wages and levy personal property. Is there anything you can do? Both real estate experts said if you are served with a deficiency judgement, get legal help and ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Criminal Justice System Is Broke - Paul Erokoro (SAN) [interview]
Middle East North Africa Financial NetworkNovember 1, 2011

In this interview, he speaks about the bankruptcy in the Nigerian justice system. The judiciary has been torn apart with crisis, what do you say about that? The judiciary is quite stable but it is true that in the recent past we have had some pretty ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Rolex fraud extends to Bujak's wife, trustee says
The Idaho StatesmanNovember 1, 2011

Pepper Bujak, estranged wife of former Canyon County Prosecutor John Bujak, may lose the option of bankruptcy protection from the more than $1 million in debt she shares with her husband. ...more »

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