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  1. Altegrity Reaches Agreement with Secured Creditors on Terms of Restructuring Support AgreementRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Freshnews

    Altegrity, Inc. today announced that, after weeks of constructive discussions with its secured lenders, the Company has finalized the terms of a restructuring support agreement with holders of more than $1.3 billion of secured debt, consisting of over 70 percent of the Company's first lien secured debt and approximately 95 percent of the Company's second and third lien secured debt. Implementation of the transactions described in the RSA will significantly deleverage the Company's balance sheet and improve its capital structure.

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  2. NFL Asks Columbia University For Help With Deflate-GateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Slashdot

    An anonymous reader writes with news that the NFL has reached out for some help answering the questions raised by deflate-gate. "Yep, it's for real.

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  3. H. Christopher Boehning and Daniel J. ToalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Law.com

    H. Christopher Boehning and Daniel J. Toal of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison discuss 'Freedman v. Weatherford International', which involved a party seeking discovery of materials meant to test the sufficiency of the discovery methods used by a responding party.

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  4. NFL Calls Columbia University Physicists to Solve Deflate-gateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    The NFL called the Columbia University physics department to find out how atmospheric conditions could affect the air pressure in footballs. In an effort to shed light on the controversy surrounding under-inflated footballs used by the New England Patriots in the first half of the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts, the NFL sought out nerds instead of jocks for answers.

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  5. NFL investigators reach out to Columbia physics departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | KITV-TV

    The NFL team investigating why 11 of 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in their AFC Championship Game win were underinflated has asked the physics department at Columbia University for help, according to The New York Times. The newspaper reported that a partner at the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison made the call to the physics department Monday.

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  6. Columbia help sought for deflation probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | UnionLeader.com

    The NFL team investigating why 11 of 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in their AFC Championship Game win were underinflated has asked the physics department at Columbia University for help, according to The New York Times.

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  7. Meet Ted Wells, Lawyer-Turned-NFL 'Deflategate' InvestigatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | FindLaw

    By now, you've either never heard of "Deflategate" or you're sick of hearing about it. Here's the short, short version: In the AFC championship game between the Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots on January 18, it was discovered that 11 of 12 footballs used by the Patriots were underinflated.

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  8. 'Deflategate': Investigator reportedly seeks Columbia University helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    New England quarterback Tom Brady throws a pass during the Patriots' 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game on Jan. 18. New England quarterback Tom Brady throws a pass during the Patriots' 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game on Jan. 18. Earlier this week, one of the NFL's lead investigators into the "Deflategate" controversy said the league's probe could take weeks to complete. That timeline appears to make sense, based on a report by the New York Times that details an assistance request made by an investigator to the Columbia University physics department.

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  9. NFL turns to Columbia University physicists for Deflategate helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The NFL is bringing in the big guns in its investigation into whether the New England Patriots tampered with the game balls before the AFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts. The big, brainy guns.

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  10. DeflateGate Inquiry Goes Ivy LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    A law firm hired by the N.F.L. to investigate footballs used by the New England Patriots has formally asked the Columbia University physics department for help in understanding how weather and temperature could affect the pressure in footballs, according to a summary of the communication obtained by The New York Times. In this Jan. 21, 2015 photo, "DeflateGate" cookies are offered for sale at Boston Common Coffee in Boston's North End neighborhood.

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  11. Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. KarpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Law.com

    In their Second Circuit Review, Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp discuss a recent decision that resolved two matters relating to residential mortgage backed securities on which district courts have been divided: the scope of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 and a named plaintiff's standing to assert breach-of-duty claims against an RMBS trustee on behalf of absent class members who had invested in trusts other than those in which the named plaintiff had invested. Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp are members of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

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  12. Paul Weiss leads 'Deflategate' probe for NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | ABA Journal

    With the Super Bowl only days away, the National Football League has tapped Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison to lead the "Deflategate" probe of the New England Patriots. Partner Theodore "Ted" Wells Jr. , who co-chairs the law firm's litigation department, will be in charge of the investigation, along with NFL executive vice president Jeff Pash, according to the Am Law Daily and CNN .

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  13. NMPA Announces Aguirre As New General CounselRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Mi2n

    The National Music Publishers' Association announced that Danielle Malito Aguirre has been promoted to General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Business Affairs. Mrs. Aguirre has for the past four years served as Senior Vice President for Litigation and Business Affairs.

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  14. Ubs Ranks as Deal Champ for Reit M&AsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | GlobeSt.com

    On the strength of third-quarter activity, UBS Investment Bank vaulted to the top of the rankings among financial advisers for REIT mergers and acquisitions in 2014, according to SNL Financial . UBS didn't place in the top three for the previous year, locally based SNL said.

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  15. Caesars Entertainment's largest subsidiary files for bankruptcy protectionRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | SNL Financial

    Randall Eisenberg, a managing director at AlixPartners, has been appointed chief restructuring officer of Caesars Entertainment Operating. Eisenberg will oversee the Chapter 11 cases and implementation of the restructuring transactions at the operational level, according to the news release.

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  16. Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. Commences Voluntary Chapter 11...Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    The plan, which has received support from more than 80% of first-lien noteholders, is intended to significantly reduce long-term debt and annual interest payments, while providing for significant recoveries for creditors and ensuring no interruption of operations across the company's network of properties. To implement the balance sheet deleveraging, CEOC and certain of its U.S. subsidiaries have voluntarily filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in .

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  17. Citigroup Inc v. Abu Dhabi Investment AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | FindLaw

    Before WESLEY, HALL, and LYNCH, Circuit Judges. Leslie Gordon Fagen , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY, for Plaintiff-Appellant Citigroup, Inc. Sanford I. Weisburst , Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, New York, NY, for Defendant-Appellee Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

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  18. NYPD Close To Changing How It Polices Public Housing BuildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Switched

    New York City's police department has agreed to reform its stop-and-frisk practices in public housing projects as part of a proposed settlement in a federal class action lawsuit, the latest step in altering a broad policing strategy that critics assailed as unconstitutional. The preliminary settlement, which requires approval from U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan, would mandate changes to police regulations and training materials that govern patrols in public housing, among other reforms.

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  19. NYC police to reform public housing stop-and-frisk in settlementRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Reuters

    New York City's police department has agreed to reform its stop-and-frisk practices in public housing projects as part of a proposed settlement in a federal class action lawsuit, the latest step in altering a broad policing strategy that critics assailed as unconstitutional. The preliminary settlement, which requires approval from U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan, would mandate changes to police regulations and training materials that govern patrols in public housing, among other reforms.

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  20. NYC police to reform public housing stop-and-frisk...Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    New York City's police department has agreed to reform its stop-and-frisk practices in public housing projects as part of a proposed settlement in a federal class action lawsuit, the latest step in altering a broad policing strategy that critics assailed as unconstitutional. The preliminary settlement, which requires approval from U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan, would mandate changes to police regulations and training materials that govern patrols in public housing, among other reforms.

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