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  • Daily Dicta: Latham Dives In for ‘Blue Water’ Vets in Long-Running Agent Orange Fight
    These veterans aren't getting any younger. If they are indeed entitled to disability benefits, it's imperative to determine that now, not after going through years of litigation just to get back to where they started.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2018-11-12
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  • FX Firm Can’t Use HSBC’s UK Docs For US Manipulation Suit
    A judge in London has rejected an attempt by a debt management company to use documents that HSBC PLC disclosed in U.K. proceedings as it considers whether to sue two of the bank’s units in the U.S. over allegations of "serious wrongdoing" in the foreign exchange markets. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2018-11-12
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  • McDermott Nabs Cooley’s Litigation Head in Los Angeles
    William “Bill Donovan, Jr., former head of Cooley's Los Angeles litigation practice, has joined McDermott Will & Emery.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2018-11-09
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  • Wells Fargo To Pay $43M To Settle RMBS Trustee Litigation
    Wells Fargo Bank NA announced Friday it will pay $43 million to end allegations it failed to protect investors from billions of dollars in losses as the trustee for hundreds of residential mortgage-backed securities, a deal reached with certain institutional buyers, including funds affiliated with BlackRock Inc. and PIMCO. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2018-11-09
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  • Who Has Standing To Challenge Whitaker DOJ Appointment?
    Democratic senators have questioned the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of a Mueller critic to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions, but it may take someone directly affected by what the new acting attorney general does on immigration or other policy issues to challenge his appointment. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2018-11-09
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  • Plaintiffs Firm Chemical Distributor Univar With 5 Lawsuits Alleging Race Discrimination, Wage Viola...
    The lawsuits claim the alleged hostile actions were part of a corporate culture in which black employees were consistently overlooked for advancement opportunities, and retaliated against when they complained.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2018-11-09
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  • $630M CDO Entity Gets Involuntary Ch. 11 Case Dismissed
    Three secured creditors of $630 million collateralized debt obligation vehicle Taberna Preferred Funding IV Ltd. can't force the entity into involuntary bankruptcy, a New York bankruptcy court has ruled, because their notes are nonrecourse and therefore only give their holders claims against Taberna's collateral, not the entity itself. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2018-11-09
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  • UK Litigation Roundup: Here’s What You Missed In London
    The last week has seen a pair of disputes involving asset manager CGrowth, another suit from private equity-linked firms taking on parties linked to Thailand's KPN Group and Kodak bring a competition case against Goldman, Glencore and others the film giant has accused of manipulating aluminum prices in the U.S. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2018-11-09
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  • Joseph Meli, et al.
    Court Orders Wife of Accused Ponzi Schemer to Pay Millions of Dollars ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-11-09
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  • Trump Administration Sued by ACLU Over Asylum Restrictions
    Attorneys for the plaintiffs say the administration's move is a “direct violation of Congress's clear command that manner of entry cannot constitute a categorical asylum bar.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2018-11-09
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  • Five Steps You Can Take to Avoid Litigation Malpractice
    According to the most recent survey of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Professional Liability, personal injury litigation, alone, accounts for more than 20 percent of all legal malpractice claims brought in the United States. Being most at risk to malpractice claims, it is...Read the whole entry... »         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2018-11-09
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  • Arthur Lamar Adams et al.
    Principal of Mississippi Company Who Ran Multimillion Dollar Ponzi Scheme Sentenced to 19.5 Years Imprisonment in Parallel Criminal Action ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-11-09
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  • Kevin B. Merrill, et al.
    SEC Files Amended Complaint Adding Wives of Principal Defendants as Relief Defendants ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-11-09
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  • Eric J. “EJ” Dalius et al.
    SEC Charges Network Marketer with Masterminding a Multimillion Dollar Ponzi and Pyramid Scheme ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-11-08
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  • Ricardo H. Goldman
    SEC Charges Florida Man in Day Trading Scheme ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-11-08
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