Bankruptcy Legislation To Watch In 2009

Law360, New York (December 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- With President-elect Barack Obama poised to take office amid a global financial crisis, bankruptcy attorneys predict that bankruptcy legislation in 2009 will be at the top of Congress' priority list, as lawmakers face pressure to ease the financial stress crippling consumers and businesses.

Here Bankruptcy Law360 takes a closer look at some of the important legislative trends and initiatives to watch in 2009:

Consumer Issues At Forefront Of Reform

Although there was talk in 2008 of working to repeal the amendments made to the bankruptcy code...
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