Banking Law

Law Firms

Burr & Forman opens Jacksonville office, expects more growth in Florida

Banking Law

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking federal approval for credit union serving marijuana businesses

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Debt buyers use courts to collect debt, then cite arbitration clauses to deflect legal challenges

Consumer Law

Customers suing over fake Wells Fargo accounts are sent to arbitration

International Law

UK approves its first deferred prosecution agreement in bank’s bribery case

Consumer Law

Top state court says litigation funding is subject to consumer lending law

Government Law

Cases under review after ‘hero’ police officer was found to have staged his own suicide

First Amendment

Ban on credit-card surcharges is a free-speech violation, 11th Circuit says

Law Firms

Goodwin Procter opens Frankfurt office with 4 partners from Ashurst

Features

Debt-buying industry and lax court review are burying defendants in defaults

Business of Law

Dinsmore opens Philadelphia office, plucks partners from local competitors

Criminal Justice

Former House Speaker Hastert will plead guilty in hush money case, his lawyers say

Consumer Law

Consumer financial agency considers rules barring companies from blocking class actions

Law Firms

Dewey juror goes to the emergency room; judge will ask for partial verdict

Law Firms

Upscale restaurants frequented by Dewey lawyers play role in trial

Law Firms

Suits blame Simpson Thacher and JPMorgan for $1.5 billion error

Banking Law

New credit union seeking to serve pot businesses sues after an adverse decision

Constitutional Law

Bank has standing to challenge constitutionality of federal consumer agency, appeals court says

White-Collar Crime

‘Disgrace to the entire legal profession’ gets time in 2 federal fraud cases

10 Questions

Meet a lawyer trying to guide the all-cash cannabis industry into the federal banking system