Best of Twitter: Creditor’s Rights News Recap

Here are a handful of links I’ve posted to my twitter feed, @creditorlaw:

After a heated 11 USC 363 sale bidding war involving a Mark Cuban led group, Nolan Ryan’s group ultimately won the Bankruptcy auction with a bid of more than $608 million.

Will an employer hold a bankruptcy filing against an applicant in a hiring decision? This MSNBC report suggests they might.

The Wall Street Journal reports that personal bankruptcy filings are down overall in the South, including Tennessee, but Tennessee’s Shelby County (Memphis) still has one of highest filing rates.

Finally, in the age of social media, it’s a smart creditor’s rights attorney who uses Facebook, Myspace, and LinkedIn to search for debtors and information about them. But, is “friending” your debtor impermissible contact under the Fair Debt Collections Act? This NPR report says that such contact is a “gray area.”

Author: David

I am a creditors rights and commercial litigation attorney in Nashville, Tennessee.

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