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State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 4 2014

The AGs of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri and the U.S. Department of Justice simultaneously filed acomplaint and proposed final judgment in the U.S

Business law quarterlysummer 2014

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

You may have encountered the term “bankruptcy remote”. It was coined to refer to a method of endowing a company with certain characteristics which

Inside the courts - September 2014

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 16 2014

This issue of Inside the Courts, Skadden’s securities litigation newsletter, includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected cases

Taking a security interest in a closely held business

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
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  • November 1 2012

If a loan or extension of credit requires collateral, banks prefer collateral that is readily marketable rather than taking a security interest in a closely-held business

Class action lawsuits follow new privacy legislation

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 10 2007

Over the last decade, the privacy of various personal information, including Social Security numbers and credit card numbers, and identity theft have become national concerns

Third-party claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 12 2014

A recent decision from the Seventh Circuit reminds creditors, including banks, that the provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the

A word of caution to co-guarantors: do not assume you will be reimbursed for partial payments of a common liability

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 24 2011

Suppose you are one of multiple individual owners of a company, and you all agreed to guarantee the company's loan from a bank

Trifurcation of trial results in reversal of gross negligence finding against accounting firm

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 20 2010

In 2004, Banco Espirito Santo International and two of its affiliates (collectively, “Banco”) sued BDO Seidman, L.L.C. (“BDO”), an international accounting firm, claiming that BDO negligently audited one of its former clients, E.S. Bankest L.L.C. (“Bankest”), which had perpetrated a loan-fraud scheme against Banco

Georgia Supreme Court refines the business judgment rule for directors and officers

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 21 2014

On July 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of Georgia confirmed in Fed. Deposit Ins. Corp v. Loudermilk, No. S14Q0454, 2014 WL 3396655 (Ga. July 11, 2014

Corporate officers and personal liability: watch what you sign

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 19 2011

Although a company is legally considered enough of a “person” to apply for a loan or enter into another type of contract, an actual human being usually an officer or partner has to sign his or her name to the document