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A Delaware judge on Friday gave the green light to Simon to become part owner of Brooks Brothers, the two-centuries-old menswear retailer that was tipped into bankruptcy last month by the coronavirus pandemic.
AMERICA’S LARGEST SHOPPING MALL OWNER GETS A NEW TENANT: ITSELFDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 20, 2020OZY
A huge portion of consumer bankruptcies involve at least some amount of gambling that occurs.
THE ECONOMICS OF SPORTS GAMBLING (EP. 388 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 20, 2020FREAKONOMICS
During the first half of 2020, total bankruptcy filings — the vast majority of which were by individuals — were actually down 23 percent relative to the first half of 2019, according to court data from Epiq AACER.
ECONOMISTS THINK CONGRESS SHOULD KEEP PAYING UNEMPLOYED WORKERS $600 A WEEK — OR EVEN MORENEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Doing a few things that would slow down any sort of bankruptcy proceedings for any particular companies is probably the right thing.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Last year, Purdue filed for bankruptcy, but not before members of the Sackler family, the company’s owners, redirected more than $10 billion from the firm’s accounts into their own.
THE OPIOID TRAGEDY, PART 1: “WE’VE ADDICTED AN ENTIRE GENERATION” (EP. 402)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The financial burden of the war, as the full measure of it dawned upon our minds, seemed to betoken a universal bankruptcy.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
After one month, and within a year from the adjudication of bankruptcy, the bankrupt may apply for a discharge.
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Another act of bankruptcy is to convey, transfer, conceal or remove property with the intention to defraud creditors.
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The federal Bankruptcy Act prescribes what property passes to the trustee and also what is exempt.
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Every debt which may be recovered either at law or in equity may be proved in bankruptcy.
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WORDS RELATED TO BANKRUPTCY

  • abjection
  • aridity
  • bankruptcy
  • barrenness
  • beggary
  • dearth
  • debt
  • deficiency
  • deficit
  • depletion
  • destitution
  • difficulty
  • distress
  • emptiness
  • exiguity
  • famine
  • hardship
  • impecuniousness
  • impoverishment
  • inadequacy
  • indigence
  • insolvency
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • meagerness
  • necessitousness
  • necessity
  • need
  • neediness
  • pass
  • paucity
  • pauperism
  • pennilessness
  • penuriousness
  • penury
  • pinch
  • poorness
  • privation
  • reduction
  • scarcity
  • shortage
  • starvation
  • underdevelopment
  • vacancy
  • want
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