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Michigan Lawyers Weekly names Cook among leading 'Women in the Law' - Midland Daily News
August 17,2017
Michigan Lawyers Weekly names Cook among leading 'Women in the Law'Midland Daily NewsShe is also a member of the Commercial Law League of America and the American Bankruptcy Institute, where she has held several leadership roles. She has been named to Best Lawyers in American and Super Lawyers of Michigan, earning a stop in the ...

Republicans wage 7-year war against Obamacare on behalf of a tiny fraction of aggrieved Americans - CNBC
July 26,2017
CNBCRepublicans wage 7-year war against Obamacare on behalf of a tiny fraction of aggrieved AmericansCNBCPersonal bankruptcies, historically associated with medical debt, fell by half between 2010 and 2016, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. That period coincided with recovery from the Great Recession as well as implementation of Obamacare.and more »

Costs trigger 8% drop in July bankruptcy filings - Auto Remarketing
August 10,2017
Auto RemarketingCosts trigger 8% drop in July bankruptcy filingsAuto RemarketingIt appears some consumers not only are struggling to maintain monthly payments, but they are also lacking the resources to file for bankruptcy. The American Bankruptcy Institute indicated total U.S. bankruptcy filings decreased 8 percent in July as ...

Wisconsin posts fewest bankruptcy filings in a decade - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
August 1,2017
Milwaukee Journal SentinelWisconsin posts fewest bankruptcy filings in a decadeMilwaukee Journal SentinelTotal bankruptcy filings through June increased 0.2% in the United States, to 399,454 from 398,627, during the same period in 2016, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. Most of the Wisconsin filings were for Chapter 7 bankruptcy — the type ...and more »

Monday round-up - SCOTUSblog (blog)
August 7,2017
Monday round-upSCOTUSblog (blog)The American Bankruptcy Institute's Rochelle's Daily Wire (subscription or registration required) argues that by granting the pending cert petition in Ivey v. First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, the “Supreme Court can resolve a split of circuits and ...

Morning briefing: Paul Ryan: 'It is time for the wall' - Madison.com
August 2,2017
Madison.comMorning briefing: Paul Ryan: 'It is time for the wall'Madison.comTotal bankruptcy filings through June increased 0.2 percent in the United States, to 399,454 from 398,627, during the same period in 2016, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. Most of the Wisconsin filings were for Chapter 7 bankruptcy ...Paul Ryan predicts an easier time passing tax overhaulMadison.comall 93 news articles »

ABI: Commercial Chapter 11s Fall 44% Sequentially, 9% Y/Y - Monitor Daily
August 4,2017
Monitor DailyABI: Commercial Chapter 11s Fall 44% Sequentially, 9% Y/YMonitor DailyAccording to the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), citing data provided by Epiq Systems, total U.S. bankruptcy filings decreased 8% in July 2017 from June. Total filings registered 61,366 in July 2017, down from the June 2017 total of 66,789. The 58 ...and more »

How Third-Party Litigation Funding Can Help Attorneys and Clients Get Results - Litigation Finance Journal (subscription) (blog)
August 10,2017
Litigation Finance Journal (subscription) (blog)How Third-Party Litigation Funding Can Help Attorneys and Clients Get ResultsLitigation Finance Journal (subscription) (blog)Roni has been published in multiple law review journal including but not limited to NYU, Georgetown, DePaul Law, Thurgood Marshall Law, Tulsa Law, American Bankruptcy Institute(ABI) Law Review & much more. Roni is an elected officer of the Federal Bar ...

How the Affordable Care Act Drove Down Personal Bankruptcy - ConsumerReports.org
May 2,2017
ConsumerReports.orgHow the Affordable Care Act Drove Down Personal BankruptcyConsumerReports.orgThe American Bankruptcy Institute suggested that veteran Chicago bankruptcy attorney and trustee David Leibowitz could also help parse the reasons for the decadelong decline. First, he says, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act ...and more »

The South has the highest bankruptcy rates in the country - Christian Science Monitor
August 16,2016
The South has the highest bankruptcy rates in the countryChristian Science MonitorPersonal bankruptcy filings in the U.S. last year fell to lows not seen since before the beginning of the Great Recession in 2007, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. But while the tide of bankruptcies in 2015 ebbed nationwide, bankruptcy ...