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CFPB settles FDCPA claims against debt collection law firms

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The CFPB announced that it has entered into a consent order with two law firms specializing in the collection of medical debts and their president for alleged FDCPA violations.  The consent order also settles allegations that...more

Excalibur Litigation: Court of Appeal Confirms that Funders Will Be Put to the Sword

by White & Case LLP on

- In the recent decision of Excalibur Ventures v Texas Keystone and others, the Court of Appeal has provided important guidance on the extent to which third party funders may be required to pay the costs of a defendant who...more

Supreme Court Confirms That Trustees Are Liable Only For Loss Caused Due To Breach

by Allen & Overy LLP on

Mark Redler & Co Solicitors (Mark Redler) acted for both the claimant bank, AIB Group (UK) Plc (AIB), and the borrowers on a GBP 3.3 million loan. In return for the loan, AIB was supposed to secure a first legal charge over...more

Supreme Court "SOX" it to Employers by Extending Statute's Whistleblower Provision to Private Contractors of Public Companies

by BakerHostetler on

On March 4, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Lawson v. FMR LLC expanding the class of persons protected under the anti-retaliatory provisions set forth in the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 ("SOX"). The Court...more

Help! The bank has frozen my account! (UK)

by Chris Robinson on

Collateral damage from money-laundering legislation: your bank can block your account and leave you with no remedy, even if you lose money as a result, if they suspect illegal activity. What should you do?...more

Common mistakes in LLP agreements

by Chris Robinson on

LLPs have now been around for a while and some common and serious errors are emerging in the way LLP agrements are written - even by commercial publishers. Does yours need reviewing?...more

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