Banking Law

Consumer Law

CFPB seeks to ban mandatory arbitration of consumer disputes over banking, credit cards and loans

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds Iran reparations law; dissent sees separation of powers violation

Verdicts & Settlements

Another bank settles with DOJ over sales of risky mortgages; did it get a better deal than others?

White-Collar Crime

Corporate lawyer with ‘spotless record’ faces RICO case over client’s payday loan business

Cybersecurity

Massive leak of law firm documents reveals offshore wealth of politicians and celebrities

Insurance Law

Judge rules MetLife isn’t too big to fail; stripped label means less oversight

White-Collar Crime

Longtime lawyer and CEO of failed bank gets 11 years in fraud case

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court splits 4-4 in loan case alleging marital-status bias; circuit split remains

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge tells law firms their motion is a ‘monumental waste of resources’

Consumer Law

Delaware Chancery Court voids ‘unconscionable’ payday loan, awards borrower damages

Cybersecurity

Apparent cyberthieves used Bangladesh bank codes to get $100M from its Federal Reserve account

Banking Law

Feds reportedly making novel use of civil bank fraud law to pursue new Volkswagen probe

Real Estate & Property Law

California Supreme Court permits foreclosure lawsuits over ownership of loans

Tech

Bitcoin’s blockchain technology being used in business, finance and contracts

Precedents

March 14, 1984: The savings and loan crisis begins

Cybersecurity

Bank tellers may pose greater threat to customers than hackers, NY Times says

Features

Will those who led the financial system into crisis ever face charges?

Business of Law

Former Dewey chairman faces suit for loan repayment

Securities Law

Goldman Sachs OKs $5B settlement of civil claims over toxic mortgage bonds

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court appears to side with terrorism victims in arguments on Iran reparations law