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Peabody Energy Corp, the world's largest private-sector coal miner, squares off in court on Thursday against opponents of its reorganization plan, including state regulators, shareholders, environmental activists and even former executives.
The key to successful deleveraging of corporate debt is a clear line between the government and the marketplace, a commentary in the People's Daily, the official newspaper of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, said Wednesday.
The odds of being struck by lightning are an insignificant 0.03%, yet many people still worry it might happen to them. There’s even a name for it: astraphobia. Similarly, some muni bond investors worry about municipal bankruptcies, based on recent high-profile cases, even though such cases occur very infrequently.
As China's economy slows and Beijing becomes more relaxed about letting its companies fail, a rising number of foreign bondholders risk being caught up in the country's unpredictable court system.
The trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff's victims on Monday announced a settlement to recoup $93 million from a "feeder fund" that sent client money to the swindler's firm, boosting the total sum raised to roughly $10.65 billion.
Greece needs to implement reforms, or its time in the euro is going to run out soon.
James River Coal Co. filed for bankruptcy for a second time, listing $818.7 million in debt.
The CCC was founded by Koutoulas and John Roe shortly after MF Global declared bankruptcy when it became apparent that there was a lack of urgency inside and outside the industry to protect the sanctity of customer segregated funds.
MF Global Inc. Trustee James Giddens achieves milestone: Final 100% Distribution to all former MF Global Inc. customers begins this month.
PwC, which provided auditing and accounting experts, failed to advise the firm to account properly for its European sovereign debt holdings, leading it to invest too much in them, MF Global said in a complaint.