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The Docket: Circuit Court Roundup for 6.14.10

A building owner wants money back from a renovation job it says was poorly done, and a local community bank wants $30,000 from a loan it made lent to a small business. Plus, an engineering firm wants $40,000 for work it says it performed and wasn’t paid for from a big developer.

Trading Day: SEC roundup for local public companies

First Capital Bancorp changes its articles to possibly sell more stock, while a Markel chairman buys more stock for a family trust. Plus bond news at Altria and Media General and stock awards at a handful of local companies.

Prospect finalizes liquidation plan

A year after one of Richmond’s biggest homebuilders filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, most of its property has returned to the lenders, and the company has a final plan to finish liquidating. And now unsecured creditors know what they will be getting.

Startup health insurer shutting

The hotly debated healthcare reform bill signed into law in March has killed a local insurance company, and one that had raised more than $10 million from mostly local investors.

Making bank, plus a bonus

Fresh off a year of big losses, Community Bankers Trust Corp., a local bank holding company and parent of Essex Bank, increased the base salaries and total compensation of many of its top executives in 2009, according to its latest SEC filing.

Trading day: Inside the SEC filings of local public companies

BizSense’s new weekly data section “Trading Day” is a rundown of what local publicly traded companies have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This week, it includes the reelection of board members at Altria, stock awards at C&F Bank and the announcement that a vice president at Genworth plans to retire. Publicly traded companies must file certain information with the SEC, including when “insiders” buy or sell stock.

Foreclosures 5.25.10

Two huge homes are on the list this week with home loans greater than $500,000.

Legal Roundup

This is the first story in our new legal roundup data section. We’ll soon give it a snappy new name. The data provides an incredible glimpse behind the scenes on what businesses are doing in circuit courts. But be warned, there are a ton of
“trip and fall” lawsuits. Some interesting cases this week: a printer wants $20,000 from a magazine publisher it says didn’t pay for copies, according to the lawsuit. Also this week, a hardware supplier wants more than $20,000 from a builder it says didn’t pay.