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Bill on Bankruptcy: Appeals Court Changes the Law on Fraud [Video]

Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago may be out on a limb by itself, or an opinion this week may signal change in attitude toward lenders who discover a customer's fraud and do nothing, as Bloomberg...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Must Disclose What Clients Pay  [Video]

June 19 (Bloomberg) -- Lawyers may object to disclosing how much they actually collect per hour from non-bankrupt clients, as Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill Rochelle explain on...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff [Video]

March 27 (Bloomberg Law) -- There was no settlement afoot when U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff put off a hearing on an effort by the trustee for Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC to block a $410 million settlement...more

Bank Acquistion & Fair Lending

An analysis of how to avoid and/or contain potential fair lending liability when acquiring a bank. Written by Frances Floriano Goins, Richik Sarkar, and Gregory Stein....more

Enforceability of General Terms and Conditions between Merchants under the Turkish Code of Obligations

This article aims to highlight general characteristics of "General Terms and Conditions" scheme regulated under the Turkish Code of Obligations No 6098, from a commercial point of view....more

Client Alert - MiFID II

A full overview of the MiFID II proposal of the European Commission which is aimed at being implemented in the EU Member States end 2015 after adoption by the European Parliament....more

Business News Digest - August 2011

In This Issue: Companies Propose Self-Regulation for Food Advertising to Children; Connecticut AG Launches Groupon Investigation; Historic Change to Domain Name System Has Broad Implications for Brands; President Obama...more

Is your business really PCI compliant?

If your business accepts credit cards, then you are at risk for potential liability in the event of a data breach. You need to be aware of the importance of keeping your customers' personal information secure. Many...more

The Dodd-Frank Act Will Open All States To Interstate De Novo Branching

One section, covering half a page in the 2,300 page Conference Committee Report for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, will remove the key political compromise of the 1994 Riegle-Neal Interstate...more

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