Banking Law

Judiciary

US judge’s name is a household word in Argentina

Law Schools

Marijuana class ‘sold out fast’ at this law school

Banking Law

Fannie Mae pursues borrowers for foreclosure losses in ‘robo-signer redux’

Trials & Litigation

Unusual suit says banks are linked to Iraq attacks, seeks damages under terrorism-support law

Legal Technology

Law firms face cybersecurity audits by banking clients; are they a ‘weak link’?

Tort Law

Bank sues attorney and others over $570K wired to Japan in alleged Internet fraud by ‘client’

Terrorism

Arab Bank is held liable in first civil trial victory under anti-terrorism law

Verdicts & Settlements

IOLTA programs will get part of Bank of America settlement

Banking Law

Bank of America to pay record $16.6B in mortgage-securities settlement with US

Law Firms

Suit claims boiler room operation recruited plaintiffs in alleged law firm mortgage rescue scam

Precedents

Aug. 12, 1998: Swiss banks settle Holocaust claims

Banking Law

Judge orders Bank of America to pay $1.2B for Countrywide’s sale of faulty loans

Banking Law

Congressman demands details behind DOJ settlements with Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase

Consumer Law

Illinois AG sues over claimed student-loan debt-settlement ‘scams’

Banking Law

Citi to pay $7B in latest settlement of US claims that sub-par mortgages caused financial crisis

Internet Law

Goldman Sachs asks judge to order Google to delete email sent to wrong account

Banking Law

BNP Paribas will pay nearly $9B, a record fine for violating US sanctions

Banking Law

At least $12 billion sought in DOJ talks with Bank of America to resolve mortgage probes

Banking Law

French bank reportedly cited legal memo by ‘well-respected’ US law firm in plea negotiation

Opening Statements

Banks face a slew of suits over their ADA-violating ATMs