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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

Nov 21 2017

Venezuela bondholders look to form alliances under restructuring limbo

Holders of Venezuelan bonds are meeting with each other and considering forming committees, advisers and fund managers told Reuters, as questions mount about the feasibility of President Nicolas Maduro's proposal to restructure $60 billion of debt.

Nov 21 2017

Venezuela bondholders look to form alliances under restructuring limbo

Nov 21 Holders of Venezuelan bonds are meeting with each other and considering forming committees, advisers and fund managers told Reuters, as questions mount about the feasibility of President Nicolas Maduro's proposal to restructure $60 billion of debt.

Nov 20 2017

HCR ManorCare gets respite from dropped Medicare fraud lawsuit

CHICAGO The U.S. Justice Department withdrew a Medicare fraud lawsuit against HCR ManorCare, removing a cloud over one the largest U.S. nursing home chains as it nears a deadline to settle a legal dispute with its landlord.

Nov 14 2017

U.S. judge postpones decision on Breitburn plan in unusual move

CHICAGO A U.S. bankruptcy judge refused to allow a reorganization plan by Breitburn Energy Partners LP to proceed for a creditor vote for the time being, an unusual move for a large Chapter 11 case.

Nov 14 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.

Nov 10 2017

Bikram yoga guru seeks bankruptcy in wake of harassment claims

CHICAGO Bikram Choudhury Yoga Inc, the studio that popularized doing yoga in sauna heat, has filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, dogged by $16.7 million in legal judgments and numerous lawsuits and allegations of sexual misconduct.

Nov 10 2017

Bikram yoga guru seeks bankruptcy in wake of harassment claims

CHICAGO Bikram Choudhury Yoga Inc, the studio that popularized doing yoga in sauna heat, has filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, dogged by $16.7 million in legal judgments and numerous lawsuits and allegations of sexual misconduct.

Nov 09 2017

Genesis Healthcare sees nursing home lease deals saving cash

CHICAGO Genesis Healthcare Inc, one of the largest U.S. nursing home operators, expects to bounce back from industry woes after reaching a deal to restructure some of its leases, Chief Executive George Hager told investors on Thursday.

Nov 08 2017

Venezuela creditors recoil at proposed Caracas bondholder meeting

Creditors reeling from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's recent debt restructuring announcement are balking at his proposal to kick off the talks in Caracas, citing U.S. sanctions and security fears. 

Oct 31 2017

Avaya can begin seeking creditor votes on new bankruptcy exit plan

Avaya Inc can begin seeking creditor votes on an amended reorganization plan with about $3 billion in financing, a judge said on Tuesday, putting the telecommunications company on track to exiting its Chapter 11 bankruptcy this year.

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