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Failed Solar Company's Auction Draws Bargain Hunters
New York TimesNovember 1, 2011

To some people, the bankruptcy of the solar-module maker Solyndra shows the folly of government trying to pick winners in technology markets. To others, the furor over its $535 million federal loan guarantee represents an attack on the solar industry ...more »

Brewin Dolphin takes Spinningfield office
Manchester Evening NewsNovember 1, 2011

It joins national law firm McGrigors and cloud service provider Outsourcery, flagship designer store Emporio Armani and restaurant Australasia. A 15-year lease has been agreed with developer Allied London and building owner IM Properties. ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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'Castle,' Season 4, Episode 7, 'Cops and Robbers': TV Recap
Wall Street Journal (blog)November 1, 2011

Those are the code names for the dressed-like-doctor bad guys on tonight's “Castle.” Castle and his mother are at a bank together because she's trying to get a loan to fix-up her acting school. She has bad credit history so it is a challenge, ...more »

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MF Global accounts shock leaves clients scrambling
ReutersNovember 2, 2011

The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday after failing to find a buyer. Bets Corzine made on euro zone sovereign debt led to a plunge in the company's stock last week and credit rating agencies cut its debt to junk. ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Pennsylvania Court Rules Against Distressed Munis
Wall Street Journal (blog)November 1, 2011

The “opinion was to me signaling that the Supreme Court is not going to construe Act 47 broadly,” University of Pennsylvania law professor and bankruptcy expert David Skeel said in an interview Monday. If the state wants arbitration awards to be ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Lancaster Man Sentenced In Tax Fraud Case
WGAL LancasterNovember 1, 2011

He owned Intellitax Pro, a tax preparation service. The false tax returns sought refunds of more than $60000 and included fraudulent deductions and filing statuses, officials with the US attorney's office said. Destine pleaded guilty in June to 31 ...more »

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Signs Of Frustration: Going Public Over Lack Of Child Support
WOWTNovember 5, 2011

When Sarpy was in charge of Sarpy - child support was collected, wages were garnished, deadbeats (fathers or mothers) were tracked down -- they didn't mess around. by Anonymous on Nov 4, 2011 at 07:46 PM This is awesome!!!! I know too many women who ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Bankrupt firm, owing U.S., retains lobbyist
Washington TimesNovember 2, 2011

In court filings, bankruptcy attorneys for Open Range referred to Mr. Christensen, among others, as a so-called “ordinary course professional” providing services outside the scope of the company's bankruptcy. The company said that without such ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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MF Global violated customer cash rules, exchange operator says
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comNovember 1, 2011

Jon Corzine that declared bankruptcy Monday, has violated federal requirements for segregating customer accounts, the operator of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange said today. “CME has determined that MF Global is not in compliance with (Commodity ...more »


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