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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

Jul 21 2017

Hedge fund stung by unusual ruling over Sprint-Clearwire deal

WILMINGTON, Del. A Delaware judge ruled Friday that wireless carrier Clearwire Corp was sold in 2013 for more than twice its fair value, a decision that dealt a stinging loss to the Aurelius Capital Management hedge fund which spent years battling to prove Clearwire was vastly underpriced.

Jul 21 2017

Hedge fund stung by unusual ruling over Sprint-Clearwire deal

WILMINGTON, Del A Delaware judge ruled Friday that wireless carrier Clearwire Corp was sold in 2013 for more than twice its fair value, a decision that dealt a stinging loss to the Aurelius Capital Management hedge fund which spent years battling to prove Clearwire was vastly underpriced.

Jul 18 2017

Victims' lawyers say unjust to halt U.S. air bag cases vs carmakers

WILMINGTON, Del. Lawyers for people injured by Takata Corp's defective air bags told a U.S. judge on Tuesday there was "no basis" for an "unjust" request by the company's U.S. unit to halt hundreds of consumer lawsuits against car companies that used the air bags.

Jul 18 2017

Victims' lawyers say unjust to halt U.S. air bag cases vs. carmakers

WILMINGTON, Del. Lawyers for people injured by Takata Corp's defective air bags told a U.S. judge on Tuesday there was "no basis" for an "unjust" request by the company's U.S. unit to halt hundreds of consumer lawsuits against car companies that used the air bags.

Jul 17 2017

Takata's bankruptcy to pit automakers against air bag victims

WILMINGTON, Del./NEW YORK, July 17 The global recall of Takata Corp's defective air bags widened last week and the number of confirmed deaths rose, but legal experts said the bigger worry for car companies caught in the fallout is playing out in a Delaware bankruptcy courtroom.

Jul 17 2017

Takata's bankruptcy to pit automakers against air bag victims

WILMINGTON, Del./NEW YORK The global recall of Takata Corp's defective air bags widened last week and the number of confirmed deaths rose, but legal experts said the bigger worry for car companies caught in the fallout is playing out in a Delaware bankruptcy courtroom.

Jul 12 2017

Elliott tells court it was barred from seeking Oncor financing

WILMINGTON, Del. An attorney for Elliott Management on Wednesday complained to a bankruptcy court judge that the owner of Texas's largest power distribution business did not provide the investment fund with information needed to line up financing for its offer of more than $18 billion to buy the company.

Jul 12 2017

Elliott tells court it was barred from seeking Oncor financing

WILMINGTON, Del. An attorney for Elliott Management on Wednesday complained to a bankruptcy court judge that the owner of Texas's largest power distribution business did not provide the investment fund with information needed to line up financing for its offer of more than $18 billion to buy the company.

Jul 06 2017

Injured drivers get official role in Takata's U.S. bankruptcy

WILMINGTON, Del. People injured by Takata Corp's defective air bags were given an official role in the bankruptcy of its U.S. unit on Thursday, allowing them to challenge restructuring plans that plaintiffs' lawyers have criticized as protective of automakers.

Jul 06 2017

Injured drivers get official role in Takata's U.S. bankruptcy

WILMINGTON, Del. People injured by Takata Corp's defective air bags were given an official role in the bankruptcy of its U.S. unit on Thursday, allowing them to challenge restructuring plans that plaintiffs' lawyers have criticised as protective of automakers.

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