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Assets in foreign branches off limits to domestic judgment creditors

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

New York's high court announced last week that banking institutions with branches in New York are shielded from judgment creditors attempting to

“Separate entity” rule alive and well in New York

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

In a much anticipated decision, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, confirmed on October 23, 2014, that the so-called "separate entity"

Recent appellate decisions limit access to customer assets held at foreign bank branches

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

On October 23, 2014, the New York Court of Appeals held for the first time that, under New York law, the "separate entity" rule prevents a court from

Loan officer’s statements about lien priority in home mortgage transaction do not give rise to borrower’s claims for breach of fiduciary duty and negligent misrepresentation against lender

  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

The North Carolina Supreme Court recently analyzed whether a loan officer owes a borrower a fiduciary duty in a home mortgage transaction. Dallaire v

Euroresourcedeals and debt special sovereign debt edition - October 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Argentina, European Union, Global, USA
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  • October 27 2014

On 29 August 2014, the International Capital Market Association ("ICMA"), a group of banks and investors, announced a proposal designed to reduce the

New York Court of Appeals holds that separate entity rule prevents restraint of assets held in foreign banks' branch accounts by New York courts

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 25 2014

On October 23, 2014, New York's highest court issued a ruling answering a question certified to it by the United States Second Circuit Court of

Third Circuit reverses lower court decision, rules envelope revealing consumer’s account number violates the FDCPA

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2014

Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed a lower court’s holding that the disclosure of a consumer’s account is not a

Third Circuit upholds dismissal of pay-to-play class action

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2014

Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss a class action lawsuit against a large financial

Massachusetts suit against Fannie and Freddie dismissed

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2014

On October 21, a federal judge dismissed the claims brought by the State AG that the GSEs violated state law by putting limits on the sale of pre- and

New York's highest court reaffirms separate entity rule for foreign bank branches

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 24 2014

Resolving an issue of significant importance to non-US banks which maintain New York branches, the New York Court of Appeals has held in Motorola