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Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
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Marijuana in the Workplace
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
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April 10 (Bloomberg Law) -- Why the Residential Capital LLC examiner's report will cost almost $83 million is the first item on the new Bloomberg bankruptcy video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy...more
Feb. 21 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The Department of Justice appears to be changing its approach on prosecuting those responsible for the financial crisis. Also,...more
Jan. 31 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. US authorities are currently trying to get RBS to plead guilty to allegations it took part in the LIBOR rigging scandal. Also,...more
Jan. 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A new report suggests lawyers need to forget about returning to the economic conditions preceding the Great Recession. Also, RBS...more
Dec. 20 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. UBS announced a major settlement with US, UK and Swiss authorities for its role in rigging global interest rates. Also, Goldman...more
Nov. 8 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news.
In a first-of-its-kind survey, American Lawyer magazine reports that compensation for non-equity partners at the...more
On October 17, 2012, Mexico's Ministry of Finance published the Federal Law for the Prevention and Identification of Transactions from Illegal Funds (Ley Federal para la Prevención e Identificación de...more
Oct. 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news. Islamic cleric, Abu Hamza al-Masri, has been extradited from the United Kingdom to stand trial on terrorism charges in...more
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
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