Blog Posts in May, 2010

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  • Amendments to California Chapter 9 Bill
    Amendments to California Chapter 9 Bill

    As I previously noted , the California Senate is considering a bill that would limit the right of municipalities to file for bankruptcy protection. The primary movers behind the bill are public ...

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  • Mr. Fear Will Be Speaking at Two Bankruptcy CLE Events This Summer
    Mr. Fear Will Be Speaking at Two Bankruptcy CLE Events This Summer

    The first is entitled Fundamentals of Bankruptcy and is taking place on June 25, 2010 at San Joaquin College of Law. Mr. Fear will be speaking at 2:45 p.m. (different from program schedule) on ...

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  • Morality of Strategically Defaulting on a Mortgage
    Morality of Strategically Defaulting on a Mortgage

    This is a very interesting paper on the morality of strategically defaulting on mortgage payments. The paper examines some of the common concerns expressed by borrowers as to the morality of deciding ...

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  • City of Fresno to Lay Off 225 City Employees
    City of Fresno to Lay Off 225 City Employees

    The City of Fresno announced today that the City has to layoff 225 employees. This is going to be a huge blow to a lot of people, but it is almost certainly necessary due to the current economic ...

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