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Each month members of Gordian Group team pick three articles, posts or current news events that we found interesting and worth sharing with Gordian clients and our growing network . We provide some commentary and context and where applicable how Gordian Group can help.

More Mergers and Bankruptcies in the Oil Industry

CNBC recently reported on the link between failing shale “frackers”, industry consolidation and the potential for rising oil prices. I think the author’s conclusions are bang-on, and have dramatic implications for distressed shale producers – and their equity constituencies.

My own logic of getting to these conclusions is a bit different from the author’s, and goes as follows:

Read More from: Gordian Group

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I did some digging into Joe Biden's previously unexplored roll call vote on floor amendments to BAPCPA. They were ugly then and have not improved with age. My full take is in The American Prospect

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Patrick O'Brien had been CF Financial's president and CEO for about two years.

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The Pennsylvania company will pay $80 million for the parent of USNY Bank.

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How Often is Too Often to File for Bankruptcy in Arizona?

Life happens. And when it does, it can get expensive. You can lose your job and drain your savings or start living on your credit cards. You can get sick and suddenly have tens of thousands of dollars in medical debt to deal with. Or you can get divorced and struggle to learn how to live on one income – or to actually get an income after being the stay-at-home partner for so long.

Bankruptcy can give you the debt relief you need when life happens. A bankruptcy attorney in Mesa can help you review your finances to determine if bankruptcy might be right for you and how it would best help you.

Read More from: My AZ Lawyers

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Bank employees need to stop seeing new technology as a threat.

Read More from: BankThink

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Fed proposal is at odds with the one offered by the FDIC and OCC; judge wants to dispel the “myth” that student loans can’t be expunged in bankruptcy.

Read More from: BankThink

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As I have blogged before, election years spawn bankruptcy (and student loan) law reforms, but not much actual legislation. “I’m announcing my plan to repeal the harmful provisions in the 2005 bankruptcy bill and overhaul consumer bankruptcy rules in this country to give Americans a...

The post Warren Bankruptcy Proposal appeared first on Detroit Bankruptcy Lawyer Kurt O'Keefe.

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1 week 5 days ago

In trying to adapt and survive in an increasingly tech-dominated world, banks may unintentionally give up their most valuable commodity — their relationship with the consumer, and the data that comes with it.

Read More from: BankThink

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With loan demand weak due to factors beyond their control, small-bank execs can expect to field lots of questions about capital and expense management.

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JPMorgan Chase is boosting the annual fee for customers to $550 from $450 as it adds new perks with partners such as DoorDash and Lyft.

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In the newly created role, Daniel Budington will be responsible for developing strategic partnerships and identifying growth opportunities.

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Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria discussed the possibility of having Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac operate under a consent order to allow the government-sponsored enterprises to be able to raise capital.

Read More from: BankThink

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Filing for bankruptcy can be a stressful experience, though it is sometimes necessary to relieve or deal with certain forms of debt and move on with your life. And while filing for bankruptcy can liberate people from certain debts, it can also have some negative financial consequences, such as a lower credit score. People who […]

The post Can You Buy a Home in New Jersey If You File for Bankruptcy? appeared first on .

Read More from: Young, Marr & Associates

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Though she stopped short of mentioning the FDIC and OCC by name, Fed Gov. Lael Brainard objected to several key elements of those agencies' proposal.

Read More from: BankThink

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reaffirmation lossIt isn’t often I go into bankruptcy court, hoping to lose.

But when the issue is reaffirmation of a car loan, that’s the strategy.  I desperately want the judge to deny approval of my client’s proposed reaffirmation of his car loan.

And most of my judges will deliver, from the bench, the pitch I’ve made to the client:  you are better off if this reaffirmation is denied.

So, how did we get to this state of affairs?

Like many screwups, it started with Congress.

Or rather, it started with the car creditor lobbyists and their boat-load of money earmarked for Congress.

Read More from: The Soap Box

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Upcoming Committee Formation Meeting: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Case Name: 20-10028 (LSS)

Location: The Doubletree Hotel 700 N. King Street Wilmington, DE 19801

Notice of Formation Meeting for Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors can be found here. See the petition for relief.

Cole Schotz does not represent the Debtor in this case. We are posting this for informational purposes only. If you have received a notice and have any questions, you should contact Debtor counsel.

1 week 5 days ago

Upcoming Committee Formation Meeting: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Case Name: 20-10028 (LSS)

Location: The Doubletree Hotel 700 N. King Street Wilmington, DE 19801

Notice of Formation Meeting for Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors can be found here. See the petition for relief.

Cole Schotz does not represent the Debtor in this case. We are posting this for informational purposes only. If you have received a notice and have any questions, you should contact Debtor counsel.

1 week 5 days ago

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