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Chico's and Abercrombie Add to the Retail Wreck
by J. Michael McBride on 5/26/2016 4:38:20 PM
"The retail collision continued Thursday, with shares of Chico's 

Energy Future is Restarting the Bankruptcy Process after the failed Oncor deal
by J. Michael McBride on 5/24/2016 9:44:40 AM
"Energy Future Holdings Corp.’s protracted reorganization saga will restart this summer, when the company offers two...

Appeals Court Throws Out $1.27 Billion Penalty Against Bank of America
by J. Michael McBride on 5/23/2016 12:07:45 PM
"A federal appeals court on Monday reversed a lower court order that Bank of America Corp. pay a ...

Ace Gallery Fires Douglas Christmas
by J. Michael McBride on 5/23/2016 11:20:40 AM
Ace Gallery in Los Angeles has fired art dealer Doug Christmas over millions in suspicious transfers of both money and art. His questionable financial dealings date far back but have recently sparked ...

Meet our newest attorney
by J. Michael McBride on 5/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

We are very excited t...

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...

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Banking & Bankruptcy
  • Banking
    • Annual Stress Test Getting Stricter for Big Banks
    • Appeals Court Throws Out $1.27 Billion Penalty Against Bank of America
    • 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
    • Ace Gallery Fires Douglas Christmas
    • Another Day Another City Files Bankruptcy
    • Chico's and Abercrombie Add to the Retail Wreck
    • 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
    • Meet our newest attorney
    • 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
    • Energy Future is Restarting the Bankruptcy Process after the failed Oncor deal
    • 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