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Toyota to Kill Scion Brand
by J. Michael McBride on 2/4/2016 1:06:28 PM
Toyota has announced plans to end its quirky youth-oriented S...

Emojis Becoming New Visual Evidence
by J. Michael McBride on 1/4/2016 2:58:20 PM
"As professional speakers and writers, attorneys’ desire for p...

IRS to Use Private Debt Collectors
by J. Michael McBride on 12/9/2015 10:38:51 AM

Under the new five year infrastructure spending bill recently signed into law,...

Fed Takes Steps to Prevent Future Bailouts
by J. Michael McBride on 12/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

T...

Annual Stress Test Getting Stricter for Big Banks
by J. Michael McBride on 11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Michael McBride is on the cover of the Tarrant County Bar Bulletin
by J. Michael McBride on 11/4/2015 2:02:38 PM

Michael McBride is on the cover of the Tarrant County Bar Bulletin (

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Banking & Bankruptcy
  • Banking
    • Annual Stress Test Getting Stricter for Big Banks
    • Bailed Out Executives Still Receiving Generous Compensation
    • 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
  • Economic News
    • 40 Million and Counting Have Student Loans
    • 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
    • Electric Car Automaker Tesla Showing Signs of Financial Problems
    • Energy Future Holdings Bankruptcy Preparations
    • Fannie and Freddie Employees Rake in the Big Bucks!
    • Fed Takes Steps to Prevent Future Bailouts
    • Greek Austerity Risks Depression
    • IRS to Use Private Debt Collectors
    • 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
  • Fun Stuff
    • 2013 Veterans & The Law CLE Seminar
    • Expensive Car Crash
    • Michael McBride is on the cover of the Tarrant County Bar Bulletin
    • Only on Friday
    • Top Attorney announcement by Fort worth, Texas; The City's Magazine
    • Toyota to Kill Scion Brand
  • Interesting Cases
    • Advisers Give Dewey & LeBoeuf $23.6 million Tab
    • American Apparel Dodges Bankruptcy
    • AMR & US Airways Approve Merger
    • Avoid Debt Limit by Minting a One Trillion Dollar Coin......Not So Fast
    • Baker McKenzie Sued
    • Bankruptcy Trustees Sue Law Firms
    • Chapter 7 Debtor has 240 Pairs of Shoes
    • Defunct For Profit College Ordered to Pay Former Students Millions
    • Department of Education Expands Income Based Student Loan Repayment Plans
    • Dynegy Bankruptcy Filing
    • Emojis Becoming New Visual Evidence
    • Eva Longoria Files Ch 11
    • Famed Designer Betsey Johnson Files Chapter 11
    • Firm Update -- July
    • Judge May Issue Sanctions for Slurs
    • Lift Stay Denied Because US Bank Cannot Prove Ownership
    • More on Longoria Filing
    • New Case Re Transacting Business in Texas
    • Opinion on Defense of Marriage Act…by a Bankrutpcy
    • Patterns: Rise and Fall of Rich
    • Prince Turns the Tables on Debt Collectors
    • Recent Case on Discharge
    • Risky Business or when not to add a lateral hire
    • Saab May File Bankrutpcy
    • Suzuki's American Division Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    • Tax preparation company files for chapter 11
    • Thelen Trustee Files 98 Lawsuits
    • Was the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Bankruptcy Filing