9th Circ. Favors Nevada In BofA Appeals Rulings

Law360, New York (January 3, 2012, 8:26 PM EST) -- A Ninth Circuit panel issued rulings Tuesday on petitions for appeal in parallel cases filed against Bank of America Corp. by the attorneys general of Arizona and Nevada over alleged deceptive mortgage practices, allowing an appeal by Nevada and denying one by Bank of America.

Both cases concerned the appropriate venue for the lawsuits. The panel granted a petition by Nevada appealing a district court ruling that denied the state's motion to remand the case to state court. But it denied Bank of America's petition to...
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