TITLE

Brother, can you spare 30 cents on the dollar?

AUTHOR(S)
Seglin, Jeffrey L.
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Inc.;Apr98, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on legal and ethical aspects of bankruptcy in the United States. Governmental regulations permitting debts to be only partly paid; Protection of personal assets; Mention of the bankruptcies of Coffee By George and Hawkeye Pipe Services Inc.; Using laws to escape debt; Debt payment being a matter of honor; Comments of executives. INSET: Does your word mean anything?.
ACCESSION #
423199

 

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