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January 15, 2011

Chapter 11 Materials from the NCBJ

These materials are great.  Co-produced by my friend Peter Lively, one of the smartest bankruptcy lawyers I know. 

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January 14, 2011

Judge Confirms FairPoint's Plan To Exit Bankruptcy Protection

"Judge Burton R. Lifland of U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan confirmed the plan despite the objections of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ: 35.68, -0.10, -0.29%), which said certain details of a litigation trust set up to investigate Verizon's sale of New England phone assets to FairPoint weren't adequately disclosed to the court."

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A&P Says Court Grants Final Approval for DIP Facility

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January 13, 2011

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum Eighth Annual Joseph Bernfeld Distinguished Speakers Program

Multi-Media Ethics Extravaganza: Images of Lawyers in the Popular Culture

An Evening with Nancy B. Rapoport -- The Gordon Silver Professor at the William S.
Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prof. Rapoport is a nationally
recognized expert in bankruptcy ethics, ethics in governance, and the depiction
of lawyers in popular culture.
 
February 7, 2011                                             
Doors Open 6:00 p.m.
Dinner at 6:45 p.m.  
Program at 7:30 p.m.

Price 
$95.00 for LABF members
$110 for non-members
$45.00 for governmnt

Location
Four Seasons Hotel
300 South Doheny Drive
Los Angeles, CA  90048
                    
If you have a question please
Call Pat Garcia at (818) 972-5343

This activity will count for one hour of MCLE "ETHICS" credit with the State Bar
of California. The Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum certifies that this activity
conforms to the standard for approved education activities prescribed by the rules
and regulations of the State Bar of California.

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My Blog Post About Ransom v. FIA Card Services on SCOTUSBlog.com

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January 12, 2011

Caesars Palace: Millionaire’s $500,000 Gambling Debt Before Bankruptcy was Fraud

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Constar Lands Back in Bankruptcy

"Plastic container maker Constar International Inc (CNST.O) filed for a pre-arranged bankruptcy on Tuesday, marking its second bankruptcy in a little over two years."

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January 11, 2011

Justice Kagan Hands Down First Opinion-Only Scalia Dissents

"The Supreme Court's newest justice, Elena Kagan, handed down her first opinion Tuesday, writing that a debtor cannot escape increased payments to his creditor under a complicated formula found in a 2005 bankruptcy law. Seven of the other eight justices agreed."

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Retailer Anchor Blue Heads Back to Bankruptcy

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