Banking Law

Consumer Law

RESPA wrongdoing? Consumer agency claims law firm paid kickbacks through joint-venture title firms

Legal Ethics

Lawyer agrees to disbarment for abdicating law firm to nonlawyers

International Law

Swiss bank exec faces US extradition in $20B tax case, due to vacation in Italy

Banking Law

JPMorgan said to reach tentative deal to pay $13B to resolve civil probes, a record amount

Business of Law

Boies Schiller opens London office, firm’s first outside US

White-Collar Crime

Young lawyer takes plea in lender-looting case as trial looms for 4 other defendant attorneys

Judiciary

An ‘inflammatory’ opinion? Judge bars pre-emption defense absent a Wells Fargo resolution

Features

Judge Jed Rakoff’s stance on the SEC deals draws fire, praise—and change

Trials & Litigation

Bank and accountants to pay $40M settlement in city embezzlement case

Banking Law

TD Bank to pay $52.5M to settle regulatory complaints related to ex-attorney Rothstein’s $1.2B fraud

Banking Law

JPMorgan Chase to pay $920M for its handling of ‘London whale’ scandal

Banking Law

No criminal or civil charges against top Lehman execs, five years after investment bank collapse

Labor & Employment Law

Merrill Lynch reportedly agrees to $160M settlement in bias case

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who pleaded guilty to helping clients hide assets posts bond with $500K work of art

Legal Ethics

Some Colorado law firms billed homeowners for foreclosure suits that weren’t actually filed

Banking Law

Economic meltdown cases are being readied, Holder says

Securities Law

Is it wrong—or a crime—to hire people because of elite connections?

Criminal Justice

Two former JPMorgan traders charged in ‘London whale’ scandal

Real Estate & Property Law

Lawyers in multiple states face inquiry, or worse, over legal fees in mortgage foreclosure matters

Securities Law

SEC has power to regulate Bitcoin investments, federal judge rules