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Top Attorney announcement by Fort worth, Texas; The City's Magazine
by J. Michael McBride on 11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM
MCBRIDELEGAL.com is excited to announce that J. Michael McBride has been selected "Top Attorney" by "Fort Worth, Texas; The City's Magazine."

Mr. McBride recently received a pr...


Sears Loses $1 Billion; Borrows $400 Million
by J. Michael McBride on 9/17/2014 10:56:43 AM

"Talk about awkward. Sears secured a $400 million loan this week from a hedge fund whose sole shareholder is the struggling retailer's chairman, CEO and leading investor."

To see more, go t...

40 Million and Counting Have Student Loans
by J. Michael McBride on 9/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

"That has helped to push nationwide student loan debt to an all-time record of $1.2 trillion, an 84% jump since the recession.

Unlike other kinds of debt, stud...

Energy Future Holdings Bankruptcy Preparations
by J. Michael McBride on 9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

“Energy Future Holdings seeks $2Billion in loans in preparation for a chapter 11 bankruptcy petition.

The Wall Street Journal reports that EFH, formerly TXU Corp., is looking...

Firm Update -- July
by J. Michael McBride on 8/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

July was a good month for us at J. Michael McBride, P.C.. We successfully resolved several preference cases against one of our corporate clients: in one case, a trustee in the Southern District of ...

Coupa Cafe in Palo Alto Now Accepting Bitcoin
by J. Michael McBride on 7/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
"Cash, credit, or Bitcoin? A Palo Alto cafe is adopting a new payment method.

Within the past several weeks, Coupa Cafe in Palo Alto became one of the only brick-and-mortar businesses i...


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Banking & Bankruptcy
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    • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Hear Complaints Regarding Credit History
    • Fannie Mae to Allow Borrowers to Modify Loans without Documentation
    • FTC Report Details Errors of the Credit Reporting Industry
    • Geithner Faces Congress on LIBOR Scandal
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    • Another Day Another City Files Bankruptcy
    • Coupa Cafe in Palo Alto Now Accepting Bitcoin
    • Detroit emergency manager files bankruptcy
    • Did The Federal Reserve Play a Role in MF Global's Collapse
    • Energy Future Holdings Bankruptcy Preparations
    • Fannie and Freddie Employees Rake in the Big Bucks!
    • Greek Austerity Risks Depression
    • Largest Muni Bankruptcy, Jefferson County Ala.
    • North Texas Prosecutors Target White Collar Crime
    • Regulators to Review Forced-Place Insurance
    • SAC Capital Advisors Manager Accused of Pressuring Analyst for Inside Information
    • Sears Loses $1 Billion; Borrows $400 Million
    • State of Bankruptcy
    • Student Loan Debt on the Rise
    • The FHA Selling Off Foreclosed Homes
    • Two American Win Nobel Economics Prize
    • Understanding the Impact of the Birmingham Bankruptcy
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    • Eva Longoria Files Ch 11
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    • Firm Update -- July
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    • Lift Stay Denied Because US Bank Cannot Prove Ownership
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