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District Court Orders 4 Star Resolution, FTC, and New York’s Attorney General into Mediation
4/10/2015 4:59:45 PM
Description: An ongoing dispute between debt collection agency 4 Star Resolution, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and New York State’s Attorney General’s office has been referred to mediation by a U.S. District Court. 4 Star Resolution had been

Final Mediation to Commence between El Paso Children’s Managers and the University Medical Center
3/9/2015 3:55:52 PM
Description:   An ongoing dispute between the El Paso Children’s Hospital and the University Medical Center Board of Managers over control over the hospital’s finances is set to enter the final stage of mediation. The board had given the

University of Oregon Commences Contract Mediation with Teacher’s Union
8/25/2014 4:56:42 PM
Description: With the guidance of a mediator assigned by the Employment Relations Board, the University of Oregon and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation (GTFF) have begun contract negotiations for the term running from 2014 until 2016.  The two sides

Detroit Bankruptcy Mediation “Grand Bargain” Attacked as Not Impartial
8/18/2014 9:05:27 PM
Description: Syncora, the bond issuer that has a stake worth hundreds of millions of dollars in Detroit’s ongoing bankruptcy saga has insisted that an arbitration ruling that exhibited “naked favoritism” for the city’s pension program and

Bankruptcy Mediation in San Bernardino Begins
8/18/2014 9:04:43 PM
Description: Continuing an ongoing trend of over-committed U.S. cities of all sizes seeking bankruptcy protection, San Bernardino, California has been engaged in negotiations with its largest creditor, CalPERS for several months.  When the city took the

Federal Judge Criticizes Charles Ergen Over Behavior during Mediation Process
7/9/2014 6:00:31 PM
Description: The mediation process seeking to resolve the outstanding debt structure of Harbinger Capital Management as it emerges from bankruptcy appears to be headed for success – no thanks to Harbinger’s largest creditor, who was specifically

Creditors and the LightSquared Company Use Mediation to Settle Dispute
5/29/2014 3:00:16 PM
Description:   The Wireless company LightSquared and its creditors are headed to court-ordered mediation to settle their bankruptcy plan.  The bankrupted company’s creditors include Dish Network, and they are hoping a restructured plan will help

Caribbean Resort Ordered into Mediation with Lenders
4/25/2014 1:28:03 PM
Description:   Scrub Island Resort, located in the British Virgin Islands and operated since 2010, has been ordered into mandatory mediation sessions with their primary lender, FirstBank Puerto Rico over their filed restructuring proposal involving nearly

Financial Documents To Collect For Divorce Mediation
4/24/2014 2:22:42 PM
Description: When you start a divorce process, there are a number of documents that you’ll want to collect for your reference. You’ll also need them for your mediator and attorney and ultimately for your spouse. Collecting this information for some

Overview of Equitable Distribution in Virginia …Step #2…What’s ‘Equitable’?
4/24/2014 2:19:29 PM
Description:   In our last posting (“Equitable Distribution…Step #1”), we talked about identifying “marital” and “separate” property. We’ll get into more nitty-gritty about “marital” and