New Webinar! “Professional Responsibility in Bankruptcy Cases”

Series: Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

It has been said countless times that a debtor in bankruptcy is like a goldfish in a bowl-  exposed for the whole world to see.  Something similar can be said of debtor’s counsel.  Read more here.

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New Webinar! “Litigation in the M&A Context”

Series: Private Company M&A Boot Camp 2015

Shareholder litigation involving M&A is on the rise. Take this webinar to ensure you are up to speed on this hot topic. Read more here.

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Jobless Claims Rise but Stay Below 300,000 Benchmark

The number of U.S. workers filing new claims for unemployment rose to 282,000 last week, according to a Labor Department report released today. Despite last week’s rise in initial claims, the number stayed below 300,000 – the mark generally associated with a firming jobs market – for the 12th week. Read more here.

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How Not to Buy Pre-IPO Shares

This newspaper has published a number of articles to help investors understand how to purchase pre-IPO shares and the potential risks and rewards of doing so. Read more here.

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Consider Investing in Pharmaceuticals & Bio Tech

Ken Kurson wrote in the May 2015 issue of Esquire magazine on the changing face of pharmaceutical research. Big Pharma, Kurson explains, has evolved over the past decade to being able to develop specific drugs based upon the specific genetics of individuals. Investing in pharmaceuticals is worth considering. Read more here.

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Robo-Advisors: To Infinity and Beyond!!!

Robo, or automated, investment advising is a new trend in the financial advisory space. Recently,  AIMkts.com explored the rise of this type of investment service that large investment houses are starting to offer to the investing public. The main attraction is reduced administrative fees and costs. Read more here.

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Fraud is Alive and Well – Buyer Beware

There are many fraudsters in jail today, including Bernard Madoff, Tom Petters, Jeffrey Skilling, Bernie Ebbers, Lou Pearlman, and Martin Frankel.  But fraud remains live and well.  Take the case of Mark Malik, who was recently accused by the SEC of stealing more than $700,000 from investors.  Read more here.

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New Webinar! “Crowdfunding from the Intermediary’s Perspective”

Series: Crowdfunding 2015

What role does an intermediary play in crowdfunding? The “Crowdfunding from the Intermediary’s Perspective” webinar features three top experts in the crowdfunding space who will discuss what an intermediary will provide that could play a crucial role in how a crowdfunding deal plays out. From due diligence to vetting deals, investors often have their hands full when looking at crowdfunding investing. Read more here.

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What AIMkts Editors Are Reading: ‘Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World’

Bold unfolds in three parts. Part One focuses on the exponential technologies that are disrupting today’s Fortune 500 companies and enabling upstart entrepreneurs to go from “I’ve got an idea” to “I run a billion-dollar company” far faster than ever before. The authors provide exceptional insight into the power of 3D printing, artificial intelligence, robotics, networks and sensors, and synthetic biology. Read more here.

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Judge Cox Clarifies Creditor Post-Petition Interest Rates

A recent decision by Judge Jacqueline P. Cox in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division) sets a precedent in the Seventh Circuit for the appropriate rate of post-petition interest for unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 cases where the debtor is found to have actually been solvent. The legal implications of the Judge’s decision are interesting and worthy of examination, as are the details of the bankruptcy case itself. Read more here.

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