Nov 23, 2016 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann
A District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals panel has found the Consumer Finance Protection bureau unconstitutionally structured, and vacated the agency director’s $109 million disgorgement ruling against mortgage giant PHH Corp.
Nov 21, 2016 By: Frank Reynolds
A corporate “revolution” is making in-house counsel independent from CEOs and directors so they can be both a partner to management and a guardian for shareholders.
Nov 18, 2016 By: Brian Greenlee
Where the agency’s words didn’t match its deeds, an arbitrator reduced an employee’s termination for off-duty drug use to a less severe penalty.
Nov 18, 2016 By: Joe Fraracci
A lawyer in Chapter 11 bankruptcy tried to nip in the bud a lawsuit filed against him by Wells Fargo Bank.
Nov 18, 2016 By: Lauren Sobel
Join Practical Law and Samantha V. Ettari, E-Discovery Counsel at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, for a discussion of the key issues and best practices surrounding social media in litigation.
Nov 15, 2016 By: David Light
A creditor holding two mortgages could not waive a portion of the amount owed on the senior mortgage in order to keep the junior mortgage from being stripped off in the homeowner’s Chapter 13 case
Nov 15, 2016 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann
Marketplace lenders and consumer financial services practitioners must familiarize themselves with the unique regulatory issues facing this fast-growing industry.
Nov 15, 2016 By: Virginia Kretschman
In many states, public employment statutes protect the right of workers to protest working conditions and other terms and conditions of employment, but may lose such protection under certain circumstances.
Nov 10, 2016 By: Patrick Hughes
Two diaper manufacturers have presented to the U.S. Supreme Court reasons for and against letting patent infringement defendants take advantage of the
Nov 10, 2016 By: Jason Schossler
An excess insurer has filed a complaint in intervention in a bid to avoid defending or indemnifying Campbell Soup Co. against a