Banking Law

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

Banking Law

UK court says ex-Dewey leader must repay $540K capital loan; he hopes US court will cancel it

Business of Law

Nelson Mullins opens NYC office, expands capital markets practice

Careers

Former senator exits Bryan Cave after his testimony helped widow win $77M judgment from firm client

Consumer Law

Elizabeth Warren targets auto loans

Criminal Justice

Former Dewey partner testifies she lost $621K in equity capital while two leaders earned millions

Law Firms

Defense in Dewey leaders’ trial blames disloyal partners who ‘picked up their marbles and ran’

Banking Law

Five banks agree to pay $5.6B for conspiring to manipulate currency and interest rates