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Banking & Finance Law Daily
  • March 4, 2015

    In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve Board and other federal regulators have emphasized more effective supervision of the largest financial institutions due to their importance to financial stability, according to Fed Chair J

  • March 3, 2015

    A fee paid for a settlement service that was provided in violation of state law would not be a fee for no service at all under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has decided. Marking up the r

Employment Law Daily
  • March 6, 2015

    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Explaining that “breach of employer confidentiality policies in order to obtain evidence for a discrimination suit does not constitute protected activity,” a federal district court in Pennsylvania rejected an HR employee’s claim that one stated reason for her termination—her disclosure of confidential information about applicants—was not direct evidence of retaliation. Nor [...]

  • March 6, 2015

    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. A long-time city employee who walked off the job after a new sheriff gave her an upsetting written reprimand, which she claimed contained false statements and was issued in retaliation for her complaints over policy changes, failed to make out a prima facie case of retaliation because the reprimand was not [...]

Health Law Daily
Health Reform
Insurance Law Daily
  • March 4, 2015

    The asbestos exclusion in two excess liability policies held by a maker and supplier of asbestos-containing refractory products was not enforceable and did not preclude coverage for underlying asbestos-related lawsuits, a federal court in Pennsylvani

  • March 3, 2015

    Insurers for the owner of a mobile home park were under no obligation to cover a class action alleging that the water dispensed by the insured to the park's residents was contaminated with radioactive materials and coliform bacteria, a federal cour

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