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Brookfield Office buys Four World Financial Center
CTV.caNovember 1, 2011

In a related development, Brookfield has a deal to lease 767000 square feet of office space at the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan to Bank of America. "Renewing Bank of America/Merrill Lynch for a sizable amount of space at the World ...more »

Kansas city missing baby case becoming a circus, critics say
ReutersNovember 1, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo (Reuters) - A former lawyer for the parents of a missing Kansas City baby said on Monday she quit in a dispute with a rival New York lawyer, the latest twist in a case that some critics see as a legal and media circus. ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Andrew, Ruth Madoff Say They Were Unaware of $65 Billion Fraud
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

Bernard Madoff, 73, was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on Dec 11, 2008, and his firm was forced into bankruptcy. He pleaded guilty and is serving a 150-year sentence in a federal prison in North Carolina. In describing the family's ...more »

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biopiracy law by end of 2012
CoastweekNovember 2, 2011

Bioprospecting is the search and collection of biological resources for commercial purposes. The minister said the law is part of the bioprospecting strategy which will cost 101 million US dollars to implement in the next five years. ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Surviving Sanctions
Financial-Planning.comNovember 1, 2011

In one example, Jesse L. Dietz, a planner in Baytown, Texas, who previously worked for Amegy Bank and for Zions Direct, applied for certification from the CFP Board, but also filed in 2007 for protection under Chapter 7 of federal bankruptcy laws. ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Builder jailed for tax evasion 3, 2011

An Auckland builder has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail after being found guilty on 23 charges of tax evasion. Mate Jukich, 42, was sentenced at Auckland District Court today. Inland Revenue investigations manager Jonathan Matthews said ...more »

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SUMMONS: State Farm Ins. v. Barbara J. Wiggins; Case No. 11CV886
Hudson Star ObserverNovember 3, 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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DESERT: Eagle Mountain dump developer files bankruptcy
Press-EnterpriseNovember 1, 2011

Mine Reclamation LLC filed for bankruptcy protection after a number of court defeats, the most recent in the Supreme Court. The company, part of Kaiser Ventures, tried for 25 years to convert the former iron ore mine known as Eagle Mountain into a ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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MF Global: The gamble that didn't pay off
The IndependentNovember 1, 2011

The ambitious investment bank MF Global, one of 22 elite "primary dealers" licensed to trade with the Federal Reserve, has collapsed into bankruptcy after disastrous bets on eurozone government debt, marking the humiliating end of a Wall Street ...more »


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