Bad Credit History. Legal news and articles for February 28 - 28, 2012

Dear advice cartoonist,Bill blocking credit checks for NJ new hires the right moveMiMedx Group Announces 2011 ResultsAutoZone 2nd Quarter Same Store Sales Increase 5.9%; EPS Increases 24.4% to $4.15Barclays Defends Tax SchemesTips and Hints for Choosing a Great Bankruptcy AttorneyStates Get Serious In Confronting Sovereign Citizen MovementGood morning, Baltimore: Need to know for TuesdayIndonesian Judge Sentenced to Four Years in Bribery CaseMF Global: Crime, Comedy, and the Cover-UpIndonesian Judge Sent to Four Years in Prison for Receiving BribesShell Crimes in Nigeria: The case for the defenceMF Global: Crime, Comedy, and the Cover-UpSumgait: an unpunished genocideStockton, facing bankruptcy, asks how it got to this point

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U.S. Supreme Court reaffirms support for arbitration of statutory claims
Lexology (registration)February 2, 2012

The US Supreme Court, enforcing an arbitration clause, found that the “right to sue” language and the references to “court” and “action” in the federal Credit Repair Organizations Act were a “commonplace” means of referring to a cause of action but did ...more »

Harrisburg City Council Bankruptcy Appeal Thrown Out Again
BusinessWeekFebruary 2, 2012

The council put the city into bankruptcy in October, disregarding a state law that banned such a filing. Under Chapter 9 of the federal bankruptcy code, state authorization is necessary, so France threw out the case. Schwartz and the council had tried ...more »

Bad Credit History. News and Stories

Dear advice cartoonist,
Washington Post (blog)February 28, 2012

But he has a history of avoiding parties. He also has a history of switching girlfriends, which sounds bad, but since I'm not currently his girlfriend, I think this aspect could work for me at this time. Other than that he's a great guy and I really ...more »

Bill blocking credit checks for NJ new hires the right move
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)February 28, 2012

You're out of work, bills are piling up and your credit rating is in the trash. You apply for a job, but you are rejected — because you're out of work, your bills are piling up and your credit rating is in the trash. Current federal law requires ...more »

MiMedx Group Announces 2011 Results
MarketWatch (press release)February 28, 2012

In addition, our offerings from these two technologies give MiMedx a suite of product and tissue offerings that provide a market presence and potential in wound care, burn healing, soft tissue trauma, nerve and tendon repair, spinal applications and ...more »

AutoZone 2nd Quarter Same Store Sales Increase 5.9%; EPS Increases 24.4% to $4.15
MarketWatch (press release)February 28, 2012

Many stores also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations, and public sector accounts.more »

Barclays Defends Tax Schemes
Wall Street JournalFebruary 28, 2012

Barclays hit back Tuesday, saying it hadn't broken any laws and pointed out that other banks had used similar tax schemes. "This situation arose when Barclays voluntarily disclosed to HMRC in a spirit of full transparency that it had repurchased some ...more »

Tips and Hints for Choosing a Great Bankruptcy Attorney
ClimbTheNetFebruary 28, 2012

When filing for bankruptcy іs unavoidable, hiring а bankruptcy attorney is also a must. This iѕ espесiаlly true today ѕіncе the New Bankruptcy Law has introduced major сhangеs іn the process. Having а bankruptcy attorney who will assist yоu in thе ...more »

States Get Serious In Confronting Sovereign Citizen Movement
TPMFebruary 28, 2012

Bankruptcy proceedings against the United States government. Claims of grammar-based conspiracies or “backwards-correct-syntaxing-modification fraud.” Sovereign citizens have found bizarre and creative ways to use court filings and liens to harass ...more »

Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
Baltimore Sun (blog)February 28, 2012

City officials want to spread word about homeowners' tax credit: Two Baltimore City Council members are planning campaigns to get the word out about property tax assistance for homeowners with modest incomes, reacting to a Baltimore Sun article that ...more »

Indonesian Judge Sentenced to Four Years in Bribery Case
Jakarta GlobeFebruary 28, 2012

Central Jakarta District Court Judge M. Syarifuddin Umar was found guilty of accepting Rp 250 million in bribes while overseeing the bankruptcy case of the Indonesian clothing company Skycamping Indonesia. He will serve four years in prison.more »

MF Global: Crime, Comedy, and the Cover-Up
Business InsiderFebruary 28, 2012

Fox Business News had people in stitches when it reported that Federal investigators are saying that this wasn't criminal, it's just a matter of sloppy bookkeeping. The habitual filching of customers' funds--even if the funds are later replaced--goes ...more »

Indonesian Judge Sent to Four Years in Prison for Receiving Bribes
Jakarta GlobeFebruary 28, 2012

A Central Jakarta District Court judge was sentenced to four years in prison by the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court on Tuesday after being found guilty of accepting Rp 250 million in bribes while presiding over the bankruptcy case of the Indonesian ...more »

Shell Crimes in Nigeria: The case for the defence
Royal Dutch Shell plc .comFebruary 28, 2012

The case for the defence, written by Shell's paid historians, who have had full access to Shell confidential internal information, will be published here later today, subject to legal invention by Shell lawyers. You must be logged in to post a comment.more »

MF Global: Crime, Comedy, and the Cover-Up
Huffington Post (blog)February 28, 2012

MF Global's October 2011 bankruptcy was the eighth largest bankruptcy by assets in the United States. James Giddens, the bankruptcy trustee, issued a press release on February 6 stating that his investigation found that money from customer accounts ...more »

Sumgait: an unpunished genocide
Times.amFebruary 28, 2012

In addition to the city leadership, representatives of the law enforcement agencies were on the tribune, and it wasn't accidental that unprecedented facts of inaction and heartlessness of the Interior employees were fixed during the pogroms.more »

Stockton, facing bankruptcy, asks how it got to this point
Merced Sun-StarFebruary 28, 2012

By PETER HECHT - The Sacramento Bee STOCKTON -- For a city already reeling from a fiscal crisis, crime and the devastating effects of the housing meltdown, a damning rebuke last year came in cold type. Forbes magazine -- for the second time in three ...more »

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