‘Rutherford’s Travels’ a brave and ambitious voyage for Pegasus … – Chicago Tribune

Charles Johnson’s celebrated National Book Award-winning 1990 novel, “Middle Passage,” reconfigured classic allegorical stories of 19th-century seafaring life, a la Herman Melville, through the complex late-20th-century lenses of race, class and gender. That may sound like heavy going, but Johnson’s book is also a ripping yarn, a thrilling bildungsroman and rich in comic detail, with…

Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency rise and ‘shadowy’ behaviour – Accountancy Age

The number of business closures have risen since the Brexit vote, according to the Q3 insolvency statistics released by HMRC last week. Business insolvencies are up by 2.2% and voluntary liquidations are up by 5.5%, showing that more businesses are choosing to close. Simon Underwood, partner and business recovery specialist at Menzies, commented on Brexit…

Draft rules for insolvency professionals may not see too many changes: Official – Livemint

New Delhi: It is unlikely that the draft regulations for insolvency professionals, once finalized, will see many changes, despite concerns many practitioners have raised. A ministry of corporate affairs official, declining to be identified, said that the draft rules are well thought out and incorporate concerns outlined by the industry, an indication that these rules…