In late February, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) released Regulatory Release 14-09, and requested public comment on the proposed rules (the “LCFB Rule Set”) for a new category of broker-dealer called the Limited…more
Some startups want to tout big fundraising numbers. Resist that urge. Focus on a smart valuation and return focus to the product…more
The Banking & Finance Litigation Update is published monthly and covers current developments affecting the Group's area of practice and its clients during the preceding month.
- Domestic Banking
In This Issue:
- FTC COMMISSIONER CRITICIZES PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PERMIT HEALTH PROVIDERS TO NEGOTIATE JOINTLY WITH HEALTH INSURERS:
In a February 26 speech before the Connecticut Bar Association, Federal Trade…more
In This Presentation:
- Different from Human Resources (HR).
- Just as important
..to ensuring your company does not violate local, state, & federal wage and hour laws.
It seems that co-investment by limited partners is more popular than ever. According to a recent study by Preqin, 43% of Limited Partners tracked by Preqin are actively seeking co-investment opportunities and 11% more are seriously…more
The much awaited appeal of the Queensland Supreme Court decision in this matter was handed down last week. In State of Queensland v Kelly  QCA 27, the Queensland Court of Appeal upheld the original judgement that the State of…more
The cost of bad behavior in the workplace can be significant and assorted. Bad behavior damages morale, results in a loss to a company’s profits, jeopardizes safety, and diminishes productivity. Use of drugs and alcohol – or partying…more
Partners in the Supreme Court practices of US law firms pick the most important commercial cases heard in 2013 and plot the court’s course over the next 12 months.
Amir Tayrani, a partner in the Washington, DC office of Los…more
Recently, a federal circuit court of appeals overturned a six-figure jury award in a case alleging racial harassment that involved talk of lynching and thinly veiled references to the Ku Klux Klan. Here’s another example of where an…more
Thomas Jefferson said, “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” Is this the framework the court used to find that the 2nd Amendment forbids the State of California from authorizing…more
Sometimes contractual provisions considered to be routine or boilerplate can have practical consequences down the road. A recent case from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia reminds us that choice of law…more