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Elizabeth Warren's Work in the CMC Heartland Case

12/09/19

Elizabeth Warren’s bankruptcy work continues to be in the news, now with a Washington Post article on her work in the CMC Heartland case. Unfortunately, the Washington Post completely misses the point about why Elizabeth decided to work on this case.

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The end of the UFCA?

12/09/19

Governor Cuomo has signed into law New York's version of the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (UVTA). Does this mean I don't have to talk about the UFCA in my bankruptcy classes anymore?

It also means that both California and NY are on the UVTA, which may be the beginning of the end for the UFTA.

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Sovereign Gold Bonds in 2019: Really?

12/06/19

Mark Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati

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Dysfunctional Sovereign Debt Politics in Lebanon, Italy, and [Your Country Here]

12/03/19

Mark Weidemaier & Mitu Gulati

Debt, like the full moon, is known to make politicians act strangely. There have been some good examples over the last few weeks, most recently in Lebanon and Italy.

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Trump Administration Declares Open Season on Consumers for Subprime Lenders

11/18/19
The Trump administration has just proposed a rule that declares open season on consumers for subprime lenders.
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The Rigged Game of Private Equity

11/15/19
The Stop Wall Street Looting Act introduced by Senator Warren has the private equity industry's hackles up.
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Private Equity’s Chicken Little Dance

11/14/19
The private equity industry is lashing out at Senator Warren’s Stop Wall Street Looting Act with some pretty outlandish claims that rise to Chicken Little level.
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Bankruptcy Filing Rate Remains Flat

11/14/19

Annual Filings Oct 2019Every month I see stories about the bankruptcy rate moving up and down. The truth is that the U.S.

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