"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
What should I do when I receive a letter from a prosecutor?
Two-Pronged Approach to Defending Lawsuits – Interview with Dominic Picca, Member, Mintz Levin
Class Action Litigation Reform – Interview with Dan Pascucci, Member, Mintz Levin
Elmo Sex Scandal: More Accusers May Come Forward, Says Lawyer
Newtown Shootings Could Give Rise to More Litigation, Says Pinsky
Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
In what is being reported as the largest settlement ever between the U.S. and a single business entity, Attorney General Eric Holder and Associate Attorney General Tony West announced Thursday that Bank of America Corp....more
On July 22, the Securities and Exchange Commission authorized the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. to implement FINRA Rule 2081 prohibiting brokers from conditioning settlement of customer complaints on (or...more
New paragraph 1-bis of article 23 of Legislative Decree 21 November 2007, no. 231 (the Italian anti-money laundering law), introduced by article 18 of Legislative Decree 19 September 2012, no. 169, provides that, in the event...more
This week's discussion focuses on the 7th Circuits examination of that rationales underlying the class action attorneys' fee awards in Silverman v. Motorola Solutions, Inc....more
Civil Action No. 3:13-cv-447
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Bank of America and two subsidiaries with defrauding investors in an offering of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) by failing to...more
Bank of America was found to LACK STANDING to Foreclose.
It turns out that Chase never paid for anything. While it could be argued that they assumed the liability on billions of dollars in deposits, they also got the...more
"Whistleblower Protection for Employees of Publicly Traded Companies.--No company with a class of securities registered under section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78l), or that is required to file...more
Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed the important distinction between damage and damages with respect to the limitation issue in misrepresentation cases. In Hamilton (City) v. Metcalfe & Mansfield Capital...more
Here we go again! A commission. The politician's way of seeming to do something, though really doing nothing, all the while defusing criticism and dispersing risk.
Three years late and stunted politically at its very...more
Section 924(d) of the Dodd-Frank Act (Dodd-Frank) directs the Security and Exchange Commission (Commission) to establish a separate office within the Commission to administer and to enforce the Section 21F provisions of the...more
A fairly new legal theory called "fraud created the market" has not been accepted by the Third Circuit. This theory attempts to get a presumption that the plaintiff reasonably relied by show that the securities at issue were...more
On October 10, 2007, U.S. District Court in Ohio issued an Order requiring Plaintiff-Lenders in a number of pending foreclosure cases to file a copy of the executed Assignment demonstrating Plaintiff was the holder and owner...more
On October 10, 2007, this Court issued an Order requiring Plaintiff-Lenders in a number of pending foreclosure cases to file a copy of the executed Assignment demonstrating Plaintiff was the holder and owner of the Note and...more
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