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  • February 3, 2016

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has taken steps intended to boost checking account options for consumers. The bureau says it fears that lack of access to lower-risk accounts is keeping consumers out of the banking system. To address this iss

  • February 2, 2016

    Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay over $62.95 million to settle federal and state securities law claims based on misrepresentations in the offering documents for 14 residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) purchased by three failed banks. The Fed

Employment Law Daily
  • February 6, 2016

    Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has introduced a bill that would curb mandatory arbitration in employment disputes, civil rights cases, and other lawsuits. The Restoring Statutory Rights Act is aimed at restoring “the rights of Americans who too often are forced into mandatory arbitration,” as Leahy put it. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) is the lead cosponsor [...]

  • February 5, 2016

    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Affirming summary judgment on a former police chief’s retaliation claims, the Eighth Circuit noted that he agreed that his failure to keep firearms certifications updated and to return dashboard cameras on request could have shaken his boss’s faith in him and led to his firing. And though he alleged that the [...]

Health Law Daily
  • February 3, 2016

    A district court dismissed a consumer class action lawsuit which alleged that the manufacturers and distributors of the pharmaceutical product Anatabloc® misrepresented the medicinal benefits of the product. The consumers alleged that the product wa

  • February 2, 2016

    A wife and former coworker of an original relator were unable to "pick up the baton" and bring whistleblower claims over the same allegedly false marketing practices the original relator raised in an earlier lawsuit, because the suit triggered th

  • February 1, 2016

    Qualified entities may soon have access to use and disseminate analyses and data of claims from Medicare and the private sector to help providers, employers, and other entities improve care delivery. A Proposed rule, which will publish in the Feder

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  • February 3, 2016

    Senior advisers to President Obama said that the Administration opposes the Capital Markets Improvements Act of 2016 and they would recommend that he veto the bill if it makes it to his desk. The legislation, which was introduced by Rep. Randy Hultgr

  • February 2, 2016

    A shareholder won the right to look into whether Yahoo's compensation of former COO Henrique de Castro resulted from corporate wrongdoing. Although Amalgamated Bank may not prevail on the merits, the Delaware Court of Chancery found that the "troubli

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