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  • April 20, 2018

    Undoing CFPB Guidance May Yield Unintended Effects

    The U.S. Senate’s recent passage of a measure to scrap Consumer Financial Protection Bureau guidance on auto lending has been framed by supporters as a business-friendly move to rein in a rogue agency, but some experts say this use of the Congressional Review Act could lead to greater uncertainty and more regulation by enforcement.

  • April 20, 2018

    Orphaned By Feds, SEC Judges Find Ally In O'Melveny Advocate

    Administrative law judges at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission can no longer count on Solicitor General Noel Francisco to defend them in their upcoming fight before the U.S. Supreme Court, but they may not need him if an attorney invited by the court can convince the justices there was no constitutional foul in the way they were hired.

  • April 20, 2018

    If Lucia Wins On SEC Judges, What Comes Next?

    The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider in Raymond J. Lucia v. SEC whether the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s previous hiring of administrative law judges violated the Constitution. Let's look at two issues on the horizon if the answer is yes, says Daniel Walfish of Walfish & Fissell LLP.

  • April 20, 2018

    Windups, Jury Charge Loom In Wilmington Trust Trial

    Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys shipped 173 pages of jury-instruction proposals Friday to a federal judge hearing a criminal case in Delaware against four Wilmington Trust executives accused of hiding hundreds of millions of dollars in bad loans, with the words “past due” appearing 159 times.

  • April 20, 2018

    Disney Workers Urge 9th Circ. To Revive Valeant ERISA Suit

    Former Walt Disney Co. employees have urged the Ninth Circuit to revive their suit alleging their pension plan trustees breached a fiduciary duty by not monitoring a mutual fund’s investments in now-embattled Valeant, arguing the lower court incorrectly treated their allegations as stock-drop claims.

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  • TRANSACTIONS
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  • Mergers and acquisitions
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  • U.S. Department of Justice
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  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
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  • LITIGATION
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