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Latest News in Illinois

  • July 20, 2018

    IT Firm Investor To Pay $450K In SEC Judgment Over Fraud

    An investor in a bankrupt Illinois information technology company agreed on Thursday to pay the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission $450,000 after he allegedly aided former top company executives in a fraud scheme to embezzle $4.1 million.

  • July 20, 2018

    Oaktree To Counter Top Bidder In Claire’s Del. Ch. 11

    Private equity firm Oaktree Capital Management LP reported Friday it intends to top the current best offer for bankrupt Claire’s Inc., potentially disrupting what until now has been a pre-arranged but hotly contested plan to hand the retail jewelry and accessories chain to its first-lien lenders.

  • July 20, 2018

    Sanctuary City Grant Ban Only OK in Chicago, 7th Circ. Told

    In a brief filed before the full Seventh Circuit reconsiders whether to uphold a national injunction barring the Trump administration from imposing new, immigration-focused grant conditions, the U.S. Department of Justice argued that the court should have limited the injunction to Chicago.

  • July 20, 2018

    Atty DQ'ed Over Presuit Talks In Allstate Insurance Fight

    A Montana federal judge ruled Thursday that the attorney for a woman in a car insurance dispute with Allstate could not serve as trial counsel due to his presuit communications with the insurance company, finding the attorney may have to testify over information he provided about his client’s demands.

  • July 20, 2018

    7th Circ. Refuses To Revive Suits Against Debt Collectors

    An assertion that a tax consequence “may” happen is not the same as a declaration that it “will,” a Seventh Circuit panel has ruled, upholding the dismissals of two individuals' suits against debt collection firms for a perceived implication about their forgiven debt.

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