Shareholders of Republic Airways flex muscle in bankruptcy

Two hedge funds that own a quarter of the stock argue the Indianapolis-based carrier, which flies commuter routes on contract for the nation’s biggest airlines, really wasn’t insolvent when the company filed for bankruptcy—a move that gave it the leverage to negotiate much more favorable pacts with Delta, United and American. And with those deals now sealed, the outlook is even brighter.

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New hope surfaces for victims of Durham’s Ponzi scheme

An appeals court ruling has cleared the way for Fair Finance Co.'s bankruptcy trustee to revive a lawsuit against one of the company's lenders,a Fortune 500 company with extensive resources. The trustee was able to extract a $35 million settlement from another one of the company's lenders.

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