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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 »

Litigation Firms Planning to Merge
Wall Street JournalSeptember 1, 2011

"In the US, litigation is by far the dominant source of spending on legal services," he said. Overall, he said, "there is more interest now [among firms] in merging than at any time in the past 10 to 20 years." There were 28 mergers among law firms in ...more »

Bankruptcy Law News and Stories

Bad Credit History
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'Part-psychologist' bankruptcy attorney leads state organization
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News OnlineSeptember 2, 2011

Eisler, 45, has worked bankruptcy law since he graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1991. He is the owner and principal at Meyers Eisler LLC in Rockville and has represented all sides of bankruptcy law, including debtors and creditors, ...more »

Collections
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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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Iron Mining Group Files for Reorganization Relief under Chapter 11
MarketWatch (press release)September 2, 2011

NEW YORK, Sep 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Iron Mining Group, Inc. (otcqb:IRNN) (the "Company" or "IMG"), with the authorization of its board of directors, has filed a petition for reorganization relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the US ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Montgomery woman pleads guilty in tax fraud
Montgomery AdvertiserSeptember 1, 2011

Montgomery resident Melinda M. Lambert has pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and assisting the filing of a false tax return, the Justice Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced Wednesday. Lambert was employed as a tax return preparer ...more »

Garnishment
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U.S. v. KERN
Leagle.comSeptember 13, 2011

Presently before the Court is a motion by defendant James Kern to review and modify writs of garnishment issued by the Court at the request of the United States to collect a judgment for restitution entered in connection with Kern's conviction for ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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DeLand bankruptcy attorney disciplined for mishandling cases disbarred
Daytona Beach News-JournalSeptember 2, 2011

J. Christopher Rich, 42, had been suspended from practicing law last year for not providing "diligent representation" in handling several bankruptcy cases. This week, he became one of 23 lawyers across the state to be disciplined. ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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The Extent of Obama's Solyndra Problem
The Atlantic WireSeptember 2, 2011

"President Bush was flayed for the Enron bankruptcy, based on his tenuous ties to the firm. If the same media rules applied, Solyndra would be Obama's Enron, given his active promotion of the company and his lavish funding of it. ...more »

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