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Bill on Bankruptcy: Big Surprises For AMR, MF Global Creditors
Dec. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Surprises about the financial condition of MF Global Holdings Ltd. and AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines Inc., make up the first topic for discussion in the newest video by Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill Rochelle. Rochelle next discusses how Mexican glass maker Vitro SAB is ginning up strategies to fend off US bondholders who now have authority from US courts to attempt collecting on the $1.2 billion in defaulted bonds they hold. The video ends with discussion of two significant appellate decisions of recent vintage. In the first, the US Court of Appeals in New Orleans explains how professionals make a pact with the devil if they agree to a fixed fee. In the second, a district judge in Vermont becomes the first appellate court in the Second Circuit to rule that objections to the power of a bankruptcy court based on Stern v. Marshall can't be waived.
ST. JOHNSBURY >> The new statewide pretrial services program violates constitutional rights to due process, an attorney and against self-incrimination, a St. Johnsbury defense attorney argues in recently filed court papers.
A Vermont man wounded by state police troopers following a high-speed chase could spend the rest of his life in prison if he's found to be a habitual offender. Orleans County prosecutors added the habitual offender enhancement to some of the charges already filed against 27-year-old Eric Jackson of Lyndon. The Caledonian Record reports that on Monday a judge found probable cause to charge ...
The Vermont man who authorities say used his family's 20,000-pound farm tractor to flatten most of the nearby sheriff department's fleet of vehicles in that state two years ago may never see prison for those crimes, his lawyer said Friday.