December 3, 2010
Bankruptcy Filings Show Generous Pay for Relatives of Crystal Cathedral Founder
"As revenue plummeted at the Garden Grove mega-church this year, and employees and vendors went without pay, the church paid more than $1.8 million to 23 insiders and Schuller relatives."
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Real Housewife Teresa Giudice's Possessions To Be Auctioned, Worth Only $51,160
December 2, 2010
California City Approves Plan to Exit Bankruptcy
"VALLEJO, California (Reuters) - The city council of Vallejo in California unanimously approved a financial plan late on Tuesday to exit its landmark bankruptcy, which the town declared two years ago in the face of mounting fiscal woes."
MGM Studio's Bankruptcy Plan Wins Judge's OK
"Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc won a federal judge's approval for its bankruptcy reorganization plan, clear the way for the storied Hollywood studio to emerge from Chapter 11 under new ownership."
December 1, 2010
WaMu Begins Showdown Over Bankruptcy Plan
"Washington Mutual Inc (WAMUQ.PK) begins a showdown with shareholders and dissident hedge funds on Wednesday as it seeks bankruptcy court approval for its proposal to repay creditors, though a dispute about who owns billions in securities could still threaten the plan."
Toyota Sues GM for $360M in Damages Over Closed Plant
"Toyota Motor Corporation said Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit with a US court for damages against General Motors' bankruptcy estate over the closure of their joint manufacturing plant in California."
November 29, 2010
7TH ANNUAL BANKRUPTCY ETHICS SYMPOSIUM
THE BANKRUPTCY SECTION OF THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION & THE LOS ANGELES CHAPTER OF THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION Present the 7TH ANNUAL BANKRUPTCY ETHICS SYMPOSIUM
TOPICS: Current State of Attorney (Mis)Conduct in Bankruptcy Attorney Compliance with Electronic Filing Requirements: Showing Cause New and Different: State Bar Approved Ethics Rules Changes before the Supreme Court A Behind the Scenes Look at a Disciplinary Proceeding, with a Bankruptcy Twist An Ethics Conversation with Professor Judy Sloan and Michael L. Tuchin
DATE: Friday, December 3, 2010 Registration: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
PLACE: United States Trustee 341(a) Meeting Room 725 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles
Registration Fee: $20 (FBA members); $25 (CDCBAA and LABF members); $35 (non-members). Register by November 29, 2010. As there is limited seating, please register early. Registration preference will be given to FBA members. At Door registration will be $45.
PARKING: No-host parking is available at the 7th & Fig parking structure.
MCLE: This program offers up to 3.5 Hr. of MCLE credit in legal ethics. This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit by the State Bar of California. The FBA certifies that this activity conforms to the standards of approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.
Speakers: Hon. Donald F. Miles, Judge, State Bar Court of California Evan A. Jenness, Esq., Law Offices of Evan A. Jenness Professor Judy Sloan, Southwestern University School of Law J. Scott Bovitz, Esq., Bovitz & Spitzer Peter C. Anderson, United States Trustee, Region 16 Gary Klausner, Esq., Stutman Treister & Glatt Jeffrey Cozad, Law Clerk to Chief Bankruptcy Judge Vincent P. Zurzolo Arthur L. Margolis, Esq., Margolis & Margolis Maria Soria, United States Bankruptcy Court Suzan J. Anderson, Esq., State Bar of California Paula Roe, United States Bankruptcy Court Thomas Layton, State Bar of California James Sandino, United States Bankruptcy Court Michael L. Tuchin, Esq., Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP
Federal Bar Association, 210 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Ste C., Burbank, CA 91502 Phone (818) 843-1020 Fax (818) 843-7423 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org