Banking Law

Consumer Law

Will consumer agency ban mandatory arbitration in consumer contracts? Study could be first step

Business of Law

Jones Day to open office in Detroit

Business of Law

Paul Hastings hiring spree includes new Brazil office overseen by 3 former Allen & Overy partners

U.S. Supreme Court

Does federal law protect loan guarantors from marital-status bias? SCOTUS accepts case

Law Practice Management

Banks and law firms are collaborating on project to share info about cybersecurity threats

Law Firms

Court: BigLaw firms missed $1.5B error, erasing JPMorgan’s security interest in GM loan

Securities Law

S&P to pay nearly $80M to settle claim over 2011 ratings of mortgage securities; bigger deal looms

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer persuades jury that accused bank robber, 66, simply wanted to open an account

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawsuit isn’t required to rescind mortgage loan for disclosure violations, Supreme Court rules

Trials & Litigation

Accused bank robber, 66, was simply trying to open an account, his lawyer argues

Law Firms

Akerman Senterfitt settles FDIC suit in bank failure

Privacy Law

Looking for a promotion or a new job? Secret statistical programs could doom or aid your chances

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