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Mizzou Law Co-sponsoring Consumer Empowerment Event

Mizzou Law students will discuss their research on local laws at a Consumer Empowerment Event co-sponsored by the law school, MU School of Social Work and Love INC, a Columbia-area nonprofit organization. The goal of the event is to help the public understand their legal rights in financial matters such as debt, credit and bankruptcy. Three sessions will be held on…

Professor Gotberg Examines Rental Company’s Bankruptcy Case

Professor Brook E. Gotberg examined filings in a Springfield, Mo., business’s bankruptcy case on behalf of the Springfield News-Leader newspaper, as reported in “Gatley bankruptcy dismissed, paving the way for banks to foreclose on 417 Rentals.” The case, filed by 417 Rentals, was dismissed in mid-January. 417 Rentals controls about 500 residential properties in the Springfield area. The company owes…

Professor Gotberg: Failure to Innovate Led to the Toys ‘R’ Us Bankruptcy

Professor Brook E. Gotberg is the co-author (with Professor Anthony J. Casey of the University of Chicago Law School) of a recent post in The CLS Blue Sky Blog, Columbia Law School’s blog on corporations and the capital markets.  The post, “Toys ‘R’ Us and Bankruptcy: Death by Disruption, Not Debt,” challenges conventional wisdom that the retailer failed primarily because…