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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
China's Export Policy Changes After U.S. Antitrust Case
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
$300 Million Dairy Settlement Will Bring Reform, Lawyer Says
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) under the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering: What You Need to Know About the Safe Harbor and Limitations to Immunity
Martin Hahn on Food Labeling Lawsuits
What Every Exporter Needs to Know
Cross-Border M&A: Opportunities and Dealbreakers in Europe
Mike Koehler on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Reform
Edelman 5 Step Process for Evaluation of Third Parties
Whalen: Too Much Regulation Caused JP Morgan $2 Billion Loss
Wal-Mart Bribery Allegations: Initial Impressions
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 instituted a credit counseling requirement for debtors filing for bankruptcy protection. Credit counseling agencies sprang up quickly on the heels of this...more
The recently announced merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways creates a new carrier that is a behemoth by any measure. The combined airline will have revenues of $39 billion, slightly larger than the current revenue...more
John Hanson, a former FBI Agent and practicing forensic accountant, takes you inside of his mind and behind the numbers of a Ponzi Scheme to answer the universal question: "Where did all that money go?"
Based on actual...more
On February 10, 2012, Judge Allan L. Gropper of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York held that certain plaintiffs alleging antitrust violations against Lear Corporation and its reorganized debtor...more
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF MULTISTATE/FEDERAL SETTLEMENT OF FORECLOSURE
MISCONDUCT CLAIMS written by Philip A. Lehman, Assistant Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division, North Carolina Department of Justice.
Directors may rely on the company lawyer's confidential advice, only to find it released to prosecutors or regulators by a liquidator. Is that allowed? read on...more
The Los Angeles Dodgers Major League Baseball franchise filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday in the bankruptcy court in Delaware. An declaration filed with the bankruptcy court by Jeffrey Ingram, the Dodgers'...more
Mali Nachum, one of Eva Longoria’s partners in the restaurant Beso in Las Vegas is seeking legal action against Beso’s move to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which she described as ‘fatally flawed’. Nachum’s contention is...more
In September last year, bankruptcy judge Stuart M. Bernstein overruled the application of Quigley Company Inc to exit bankruptcy for the fourth time in its Chapter 11 plan. In his ruling, Judge Bernstein found that Pfizer,...more
In September 2008 Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Lehman Brothers Inc. (collectively, “Lehman”) sold their historically coveted brokerage business to Barclays Capital Inc. Many believe the sale was necessary to prevent a...more
The “police and regulatory power” exception to the automatic stay in 11 U.S.C. § 362(b)(4)1 and its application to 19 U.S.C. § 3372 investigations by the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) has recently yielded...more
After two years of investigating Countrywide Home Loans Inc., the U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) in Washington wrapped up litigation concerning Countrywide’s improper conduct in servicing home loans. As part of the...more
In this Issue:
*FEATURED Q&A: Will Mexico's New Banking Sector Rules Have Their Intended Effect?
*Brazilian Regulator Formally Approves Itaú-Unibanco Merger
*Venezuelan Government Seeking Extradition of Prominent...more
On July 29, 2010 at the White House, with Vice President Biden at the podium, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC” or “Commission”) announced its long awaited amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”) targeting...more
If you’re behind in paying your bills -- or if a creditor’s records mistakenly make it appear that you are -- a debt collector may be contacting you.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Rebate-Processing Company Goes Bankrupt
*FTC Proposes New Ad Guides for Endorsements
*Facebook Spammer Slapped With $873 Million Fine
*FTC Fines Debt Collector $2.25 Million
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The fascinating osculation points of bankruptcy and M&A engages many different areas of law, including corporate, bankruptcy, securities, contracts, tax and antitrust law, as well as practical matters from other doctrines...more
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