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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

06 Dec 2017

Exclusive: Baupost expected to make quick profit in Westinghouse bankruptcy - sources

Hedge funds led by the Baupost Group LLC are poised to score a $170 million profit in less than three months from a bet tied to Toshiba Corp's bankrupt nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Corp, according to three people familiar with the matter.

15 Nov 2017

Preferred Care-affiliated nursing homes seek bankruptcy after lawsuits

Thirty-three nursing homes affiliated with Preferred Care Group, one of the largest U.S. nursing home chains, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to multi-million dollar personal injury lawsuits in Kentucky and New Mexico, according to court filings.

02 Nov 2017

Harvey Weinstein's lawsuit against Weinstein Co set for January trial

WILMINGTON, Del. A Delaware judge set a January trial for Harvey Weinstein's effort to get the film production company he co-founded to turn over emails and other documents that he says will exonerate him from accusations of sexual harassment.

02 Nov 2017

Georgia-Pacific unit seeks bankruptcy in wake of asbestos cases

WILMINGTON, Del An affiliate of Georgia-Pacific LLC, which makes Brawny paper towels, has filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid soaring costs of defending against claims its products caused asbestos-related diseases, according to a company statement on Thursday.

31 Oct 2017

Units of Italy's Mossi Ghisolfi files for U.S. bankruptcy

WILMINGTON, Del, Oct 31 The chemicals business of Italian plastics multinational Mossi Ghisolfi filed for U.S. bankruptcy late on Monday due to a cash crunch caused by overruns at an unfinished Texas factory for making resins used in drink bottles, according to court documents.

26 Oct 2017

Harvey Weinstein sues The Weinstein Co for company records

WILMINGTON, Del. The Weinstein Co film company on Thursday was sued by its founder and former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein who is seeking information that could help defend himself against sexual assault allegations, and also help defend the company against potential liability.

25 Oct 2017

Bondholder coalition vows to challenge Seadrill restructuring

WILMINGTON, Del, Oct 24 A lawyer for a global group of investors in offshore drilling company Seadrill Ltd vowed on Tuesday to fight for fair treatment for bondholders unhappy with the company's proposed debt-cutting plan.

24 Oct 2017

Exclusive: Hedge fund Baupost snaps up claims against Toshiba - sources

Hedge fund The Baupost Group LLC has acquired the biggest chunk of a $2.2 billion claim that two South Carolina utilities had against Toshiba Corp following the bankruptcy of its nuclear power subsidiary, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

21 Oct 2017

Creditors win closely watched appeal in Momentive bankruptcy

WILMINGTON, Del. A U.S. appeals court in New York on Friday ruled in favor of senior creditors who had contested interest rates imposed on them during the bankruptcy of silicone maker Momentive Performance Materials, reversing a decision that had sparked alarm among lenders.

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