Commercial Bankruptcy. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 26, 2017

Brandon Woodrome gets 82 months in federal prison for wire, bank fraudRex Winter: Business skills for tomorrow's entrepreneursIs noncompete provision legal?TOWSON DIVORCE LAWYERS: DIVORCE OR BANKRUPTCY FIRST?Spring 2017 State of the Market ReportGawker Takes Discovery Requests To Bankruptcy JudgeGLO Airlines can continue flights after Chapter 11 filing, court rulesU.S. Bank fined $15 million for bankruptcy filing violations | 2017-04 ...New Orleans-based GLO Airlines: Court to allow flights to continue following bankruptcy filingBrick Puppy Store Controversy: Ordinance Passes, But What Will That Mean?Justice Antitrust Pick Pledges Anthem Recusal Ahead of HearingKent Lindemuth faces contempt allegation in divorce case | The ...Judge Cracks Avaya's Ch. 11 Shield For BlackBerry SuitJudge says man accused of stealing $1.9 million not entitled to tax-funded lawyerGreenberg Traurig Advises on Hard Rock Cafe Purchase of Trump Taj Mahal Casino

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New Jersey Resources Appoints Nancy A. Washington Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Yahoo FinanceMarch 27, 2017

She also served as counsel in the commercial litigation and creditors' rights practice at McCarter & English, LLP and was an associate at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP. Ms. Washington began her law career with a clerkship for the Honorable Vincent J.more »

Singapore Efficiency Even Extends to Its Bankruptcy Laws
GCaptainMarch 27, 2017

So, for example, a shipping outfit with vessels around the world can continue operating in the knowledge that those assets can't be easily seized while it's in bankruptcy protection. Again, that's been a feature of U.S. bankruptcy laws, which is why ...more »

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Brandon Woodrome gets 82 months in federal prison for wire, bank fraud
Times RecordApril 26, 2017

During his testimony Tuesday, Brandon Woodrome said he was made aware of a debt to the Internal Revenue Service in late 2014. It appears to have ... Matthew Horan, the defense attorney for Woodrome, told the judge that his client's case was “out of the ...more »

Rex Winter: Business skills for tomorrow's entrepreneurs
Petoskey News-ReviewApril 26, 2017

It focuses on leadership and management skills, personal and business finance, career planning and employability skills, entrepreneurship skills, professional communication skills, business law and international business. This program is offered at all ...more »

Is noncompete provision legal?
Napa Valley RegisterApril 26, 2017

Alex Myers of Myers & Associates will take over the legal advice column "Minding Your Business." He specializes in business law. prev. next. Dear Alex: I recently left my job at an engineering firm to start my own independent engineering company. I had ...more »

TOWSON DIVORCE LAWYERS: DIVORCE OR BANKRUPTCY FIRST?
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)April 26, 2017

Many Americans unfortunately find themselves facing the prospects of divorce and bankruptcy at the same time. Knowing which to file first can affect your livelihood for better or worse. Filing strategically can also potentially save you a lot of money ...more »

Spring 2017 State of the Market Report
JDJournal.comApril 26, 2017

Pharmaceutical and patent are in steady demand in Indianapolis. Dead – Commercial real estate, tax, and ERISA/Employee benefits attorney are not seeing much growth in the Chicago area at this time. ERISA, real estate, bankruptcy, construction, and ...more »

Gawker Takes Discovery Requests To Bankruptcy Judge
Law360 (subscription)April 26, 2017

Law360, New York (April 25, 2017, 8:05 PM EDT) -- A Tuesday hearing in New York bankruptcy court saw representatives of bankrupt Gawker Media LLC, billionaire Peter Thiel and the attorneys for wrestler Hulk Hogan spar over Gawker's request for ...more »

GLO Airlines can continue flights after Chapter 11 filing, court rules
New Orleans CityBusiness (blog)April 25, 2017

New Orleans startup GLO Airlines can continue its regional nonstop flights that were jeopardized by a contract dispute with its aircraft operator that prompted GLO to file for bankruptcy protection. The public charter airline, founded by local attorney ...more »

U.S. Bank fined $15 million for bankruptcy filing violations | 2017-04 ...
HousingWireApril 25, 2017

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced Tuesday that it is ordering U.S. Bank National Association to pay a civil penalty of $15 million for what it ...more »

New Orleans-based GLO Airlines: Court to allow flights to continue following bankruptcy filing
The AdvocateApril 25, 2017

The company said in a news release that it reached an agreement in federal bankruptcy court Tuesday afternoon under which it can continue to operate at full service to all destinations. Looking to attract business travelers and others eager for an ...more »

Brick Puppy Store Controversy: Ordinance Passes, But What Will That Mean?
Patch.comApril 25, 2017

There are rules the store must follow with regard to what happens when an animal is ill and receives an "unfit for sale" declaration from a veterinarian. There also are rules regarding refund policies: a store must clearly and prominently post its ...more »

Justice Antitrust Pick Pledges Anthem Recusal Ahead of Hearing
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 25, 2017

Confirmation hearings for assistant attorney general positions in the Justice Department's antitrust division tend to be bipartisan, Mary Strimel, a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery, told Bloomberg BNA. “I think the antitrust bar as a whole views ...more »

Kent Lindemuth faces contempt allegation in divorce case | The ...
Topeka Capital JournalApril 25, 2017

Topeka businessman Kent D. Lindemuth — defendant in more than 100 counts of criminal bankruptcy fraud in federal court and whose real estate, business ...more »

Judge Cracks Avaya's Ch. 11 Shield For BlackBerry Suit
Law360 (subscription)April 25, 2017

Law360, New York (April 25, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge cracked open telecom giant Avaya Inc.'s Chapter 11 litigation shield Tuesday, allowing a pair of defense motions to move forward in BlackBerry Corp.'s patent infringement ...more »

Judge says man accused of stealing $1.9 million not entitled to tax-funded lawyer
Palm Beach PostApril 25, 2017

He points to his personal bankruptcy that was finalized in February. He holds up an eviction notice he got from his landlord this week, giving him, his wife and two high school age children three days to get out of the Port St. Lucie home they've been ...more »

Greenberg Traurig Advises on Hard Rock Cafe Purchase of Trump Taj Mahal Casino
Daily Business Review (registration)April 25, 2017

A bankruptcy claim register filed in one of the cases, Trump Entertainment Resorts, this week lists Icahn's companies—Icahn Agency Services and Icahn Partners—as creditors of Trump Taj Mahal Associates with $375.9 million in two secured claims, and ...more »

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