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Iconic for decades, time running out for Kodak
CNBC.comOctober 1, 2011

Concerns about the company's future boiled over on Friday, after it hired a law firm well-known for bankruptcy cases, sending its shares down 54 percent to 78 cents per share. Although Kodak said it has "no intention" of filing for bankruptcy, ...more »

How to revise your company's health care strategy in an age of uncertainty
Smart Business NetworkOctober 1, 2011

... so much stress that employees often use the Federal Medical Leave Act to take time off and are less productive when they finally return to work. Savvy employers are starting to understand the connection between work-related absences, family issues, ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Reform of bankruptcy law and initiatives on homeowners in trouble finally to ...
Irish IndependentOctober 2, 2011

The Keane Report, which will be presented to the Cabinet next week, will propose major changes to Ireland's bankruptcy laws -- which are the harshest in Europe -- and make the banks write off mortgage debt for homeowners in a similar way to writing off ...more »

Collections
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Kodak bankruptcy? Investors dump stock.
Christian Science MonitorOctober 1, 2011

Kodak says it has no intentions of filing for bankruptcy. But Kodak confirms hiring law firm specializing in restructuring and share price falls by more than half. By MICHAEL LIEDTKE, Associated Press / October 1, 2011 Kodak workers enter corporate ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Greece on course to miss deficit targets in bankruptcy fight
ScotsmanOctober 2, 2011

GREECE will miss deficit targets set just months ago in a massive bailout package, the country's finance ministry confirmed last night in a setback to Europe's efforts to stave off the country's bankruptcy. The budget deficit will ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Midday Express of 2011-09-29
IEWY NewsOctober 1, 2011

The European Commission has today requested Slovakia to change its waste legislation in order to comply with EU rules on the free movement of goods. The present Slovakian legislation requires that hazardous waste arising in the Slovak Republic should ...more »

Garnishment
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Program can help grads pay off loans
Columbus DispatchOctober 2, 2011

... said Kantrowitz, negotiate for a lower sum. Once loans are rehabilitated, you can apply for the income-based plan. “Your monthly payment will be lower in most cases than the amount you were paying under wage garnishment,” Kantrowitz said.more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Our View: Solar firm's collapse begs questions
Merced Sun-StarOctober 3, 2011

Solyndra, the Fremont company that built solar panels, received a questionable $535 million low-interest loan guarantee from the Obama administration, and filed for bankruptcy protection last month. Ever since, Congress has been investigating Solyndra. ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Guilty plea from alleged Ponzi schemer?
CJADOctober 3, 2011

Today, lawyers postponed the case until late next month. A guilty plea may be in the works. Newman admitted to the alleged crimes to a bankruptcy trustee. A forensic audit revealed that only 120-thousand dollars remained in Newman's bank account.more »

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