Advocate's Edge March / April 2014 Edition
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Bitcoin on the Brink?
MtGox's Failure Highlights Concerns
Turnarounds & Workouts
by Randall Reese
Bitcoin – the virtual currency perhaps most notable for its price volatility and mysterious origin – has begun finding its way onto the radar screens of the restructuring community. While many companies which sprung up as part of the Bitcoin ecosystem have failed, the first Bitcoin bankruptcy of note was the November 2013 Chapter 11 filing of bitcoin mining company Alydian, Inc. More recently, a much larger, vastly more complex case has been filed: the cross-border insolvency of bitcoin exchange MtGox Co., Ltd.
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Take steps to protect yourself
According to the United States Postal Inspection Service, identity theft is the fastest growing crime is the United States. As fraudsters become more sophisticated, the risk of becoming a victim of identity theft continues to rise at alarming rates. Read more
Nevada health insurance exchange executive director resigns under fire
Troubles with Nevada's glitch-riddled insurance exchange may have claimed their first casualty.
Read more in this article by Jennifer Robinson posted in the Las Vegas Review-Journal
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the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago
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