It’s still fashionable today to promote tech startups and tech hubs based on models from the global north. But new, alternative and more sustainable models might be emerging.
When researchers examined the outcomes for cases to discharge student loan debt, they found that judges are often biased against people based on their gender and other factors.
Thousands of adults who say they survived abuse when they were growing up finally have the chance to have their voice heard.
Chinese authorities have an intriguing, if troubling, option in handling the Evergrande crisis.
Congress first imposed a lifetime ban on discharging student loans through bankruptcy in 1998. Two scholars explain how that could change under a proposed law.
Charles Schwab mistakenly transferred over $1.2 million to the account of a woman who then kept the money. Did she have a moral obligation to return it? An expert says the answer is not that simple.
Judge Harlin Hale found that the gun group wasn’t acting in ‘good faith’ when it filed for bankruptcy.
From some statistics 2020 looks like economic good times. Have relief measures averted economic pain or simply deferred it?
Few middle-class Americans undergoing Chapter 13 bankruptcy blame the government. They portray themselves as hardworking victims and resent others for taking more than their fair share.
While declaring bankruptcy, the gun group confusingly said it was in great financial shape.
Grocon as a construction business might be on its last legs, but Grocon as a property development and landlord business should be fine.
The new rules will allow insolvent small businesses to keep trading rather than go straight into administration.
As a former financial counsellor and former consumer credit educator for ASIC, here’s what I think you need to know if you’re considering mortgage deferral, rent relief or bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy is meant to offer breathing space to struggling companies, but it may not be enough given the unpredictable nature of the pandemic.
They stumble around, baying for assistance, hoping to drink the lifeblood of other companies’ financial aid.
The bankruptcy system has always been difficult to navigate, especially for minorities and other vulnerable groups. The pandemic is making it a lot harder.
This reorganization may provide roadmaps for other nonprofits to follow if they face abuse allegations in the #MeToo era.
Distress is normally identified when a company is no longer profitable, when it’s not a going concern anymore, when it has major problems.
Customers, cities and investors are all eager for a piece of PG&E, but it isn’t the only US utility that may have new owners soon.
Economic and political trends are driving a shift away from coal. What kind of assistance do coal workers and communities need?