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Second Circuit Lays Out New Rules for Restitution

On February 6, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided an appeal, United States v. Cuti, which interpreted the restitution provisions of the Victims and Witnesses Protection Act (VWPA). The...more

Ninth Circuit Holds That Loan Purchasers Are Victims Under the MVRA

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a restitution order in favor of both the originator and purchaser of two fraudulently obtained mortgages under the Mandatory Victim Restitution Act (MVRA). ...more

Patton Boggs Reinsurance Newsletter - December 2012: Connecticut Appellate Court Rules That a Commutation Agreement Terminated...

Trenwick Am. Reinsurance Corp. v. W.R. Berkley Corp., 54 A.3d 209 (Conn. App. Ct. 2012). A Connecticut appellate court affirmed a trial court judgment holding that an agreement between the reinsurer and the cedent...more

Ninth Circuit Vacates Restitution Order In Overdraft Ordering Case, Allows State Fraud Claims To Proceed

On December 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a national bank’s practice of posting payments to checking accounts in a particular order is a federally authorized pricing decision, and that federal...more

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