updated Sat. January 27, 2024
March 7, 2018
A 2005 bankruptcy bill made the problem worse. ... In a 2015 opinion approving the use of postdated checks, Chief Judge C. Ray Mullins of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia wrote, "To deprive struggling debtors of willing counsel in such a time of need is markedlyÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
A 2005 bankruptcy bill made the problem worse. In the name of preventing people from cheating their lenders, the bill heaped new requirements on debtors and their lawyers. The scope of such abuses was questionable, but the burdens of the new requirements drove up attorney fees nationwide by aboutÃâÃÂ ...
March 4, 2018
A 2005 bankruptcy bill made the problem worse. ... In a 2015 opinion approving the use of postdated checks, Chief Judge C. Ray Mullins of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia wrote, “To deprive struggling debtors of willing counsel in such a time of need is markedly opposite of theÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
In fact, a trade association representing confectioners sent out a press release last week calling on lawmakers to pass proposed legislation that's been dubbed the “Sugar Farmer Bankruptcy Bill,” in agricultural circles. Big Candy's rationale: it would help lower the cost of Valentine's Day treats.
The News Journal
January 25, 2018
If you find yourself at the intersection of Eighth and Market Streets in downtown Wilmington during the week, you'll be surrounded by a flurry of people and activity. If you head a block or two up the street for lunch, chances are that you'll have to wait if you're not there early. All around that part of town,ÃâÃÂ ...
Inside Higher Ed
December 14, 2017
After the bankruptcy bill was passed, not only did they often not lend to needier students, they actually began demanding co-signers (with real assets to come ... And my analysis of years of White House budget data show that the government has been making a profit, not a loss, on defaulted student loans.
December 6, 2017
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October 30, 2017
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has objected to a draft law dealing with bankruptcy in financial institutions, saying some of its provisions could undermine the authority of other regulatory bodies. The central bank's opinion is a potential setback for the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, whichÃâÃÂ ...