1279 ABA Journal Banking Law articles.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson issued her first opinion in an argued case Tuesday in a dispute over the right to proceeds from unclaimed MoneyGram financial products.
Feb 28, 2023 10:36 AM CST
Feb 27, 2023 10:37 AM CST
A debtor jointly on the hook for a court judgment stemming from her husband’s failure to disclose defects in their renovated home can’t discharge that debt in bankruptcy, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Feb 22, 2023 11:06 AM CST
A lender based in the British Virgin Islands has accused a California lawyer of spending and gambling away more than $10 million that was supposed to be used by her lending company to make third-party loans.
Feb 15, 2023 8:42 AM CST
A federal appeals court has dismissed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy filed by a new unit of Johnson & Johnson that was formed to assume liabilities in litigation over talc contained in its baby powder.
Jan 31, 2023 10:09 AM CST
Justice Neil Gorsuch argued Monday that the U.S. Supreme Court should have agreed to hear the case of a woman who argued that the Internal Revenue Service violated the excessive fines clause when it required her to pay a $2.1 million civil penalty for failing to report a Swiss bank account.
Jan 24, 2023 10:04 AM CST
A Connecticut judge has declined to sanction a Texas lawyer representing Infowars host Alex Jones for failing to take proper action after his paralegal mistakenly released confidential documents to the opposing counsel.
Jan 19, 2023 9:41 AM CST
A bankruptcy judge in Colorado has suspended a Denver lawyer from practicing before the court for three years as a sanction for “egregious lawyer misconduct” that included asking his clients to infect the trustee with COVID-19 or another “nasty disease.”
Jan 12, 2023 12:38 PM CST
A lawyer has failed to persuade a federal appeals court that his missed deadline should be excused because of his difficulty filing a complaint with an electronic case filing system.
Dec 21, 2022 12:30 PM CST
Indicted cryptocurrency exchange FTX founder Samuel Bankman-Fried is accusing Sullivan & Cromwell of pressuring him to seek bankruptcy protection for his company and filing documents nominating a new CEO after he tried to withdraw permission.
Dec 15, 2022 1:01 PM CST
The Trump Organization was ordered by a New York judge to appoint an independent monitor, a win for the New York attorney general in her $250 million fraud lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, his companies and his officers.
Nov 7, 2022 8:58 AM CST
Federal jurors acquitted an Oakland County, Michigan, lawyer Tuesday who had been accused of wiring $6.5 million in client money to his Swiss bank account. Jurors acquitted tax lawyer Jeffrey Freeman of Birmingham, Michigan, on charges of tax evasion and wire fraud.
Oct 26, 2022 1:53 PM CDT
Court challenges to President Joe Biden’s student-debt relief program encountered two roadblocks Thursday.
Oct 21, 2022 9:53 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that the funding structure for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional because it is funded by the Federal Reserve System, rather than Congress.
Oct 21, 2022 8:59 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a disbarred lawyer who argued that football head injuries made him unable to form an intent to defraud his bank.
Oct 20, 2022 1:14 PM CDT
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