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Anglo Irish asks U.S. court to deny ex-CEO protection
ReutersSeptember 1, 2011

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Anglo Irish Bank ANGIB.UL asked a US court on Wednesday to deny its former chief executive David Drumm a discharge from United States bankruptcy laws as it seeks to recover debts of nearly $11 million from its former CEO. ...more »

Candidates for Missouri Supreme Court face public questioning
STLtoday.comSeptember 1, 2011

One applicant who interviewed Wednesday, St. Peters attorney Richard Gartner, took the opportunity to praise the state's merit-based judicial selection method for “focusing on credentials.” “These positions need the most qualified people, ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Harrisburg City Council Rejects Fiscal Plan to Rescue Pennsylvania Capital
BloombergSeptember 1, 2011

The capital is barred from declaring bankruptcy before July, according to a Pennsylvania law that also calls for the city to lose state funds if it does. Councilman Kelvin Summerford, who supported the mayor's plan, said its defeat further clouds the ...more »

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Harrisburg City Council Rejects Fiscal Plan to Rescue Pennsylvania Capital
BloombergSeptember 1, 2011

The capital is barred from declaring bankruptcy before July, according to a Pennsylvania law that also calls for the city to lose state funds if it does. Councilman Kelvin Summerford, who supported the mayor's plan, said its defeat further clouds the ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Battle over Waikiki Edition continues, owner files for bankruptcy
KHON2September 1, 2011

A court order gave it back to Marriott Tuesday, but the owners filed bankruptcy to try to stop it. The 353 room hotel that used to be part of the Ilikai had been operated by Marriott as the Waikiki edition until 2 am Sunday when the owners M Waikiki ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Councilmen file new documents
Houston ChronicleSeptember 1, 2011

The News-Star reports (http://bit.ly/qD8j9i) the defense attorneys allege that local businessman Eddie Hakim, the prosecution's star witness, was facing an IRS investigation that could have cost him as much as $5 million before it was dropped, ...more »

Garnishment
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Georgia Supreme Court Rules Non-Lawyers May Not Answer Garnishments
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)September 21, 2011

Indeed, in June 2010, the Standing Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law considered whether a non-attorney employee of a business could execute and file an answer in a garnishment action. The Committee opined that although citizens have a ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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When two major public figures speak...
Equitymaster.comSeptember 9, 2011

Except that, since every penny will be borrowed, it will leave the nation that much closer to bankruptcy. The poor lambs are going to get sheared. So, things are as they should be. God is in his Heaven. The unfaithful shepherds are thick on the ground. ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Bove Calls for Higher Rates, Looser Rules to Boost Home Lending
San Francisco ChronicleSeptember 1, 2011

Bove raised it to "buy" on Aug. 21, 2008, and Lehman filed the world's largest bankruptcy three weeks later. The Federal Reserve pledged earlier this month to keep its benchmark interest rate near zero percent at least through mid-2013.more »

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