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Puerto Rico Atty Fees Of $50M OK'd Amid Billing Concerns

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 8:15 PM EST) -- The attorneys and other professionals working on the Puerto Rican public’s dime in landmark court proceedings to restructure the territory’s crippling debt had their first applications for fees authorized Wednesday, totaling near $50 million, after being warned about billing practices and the close scrutiny they are under.

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain said at a court hearing Wednesday in San Juan that she took to heart concerns raised in a fee examiner report filed last week over professional travel expenses, excessive legal staff appearances and...
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COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO


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3:17-bk-03283

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Puerto Rico

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May 3, 2017

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