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UK and US prosecutors focus on individual accountability
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 30 2015

Over the past two years, the UK regulatory and the US criminal and regulatory authorities have issued enormous fines against a number of global

7th Cir. confirms FDCPA is not enforcement mechanism for matters governed by other federal or state laws
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed summary judgment in favor of a debt collector, holding among other things that

Going to market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 8 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law have increased significantly in the past 12 months, with increased penalties, new fair

Taking a security interest in a closely held business
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • 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

Regulatory burdens increase for receivables-management
  • Phillips Lytle LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

Regulations came into effect in New York on March 3, 2015 ("New Regulations"), placing additional obligations on those who collect certain

Retailer fights back against $13.3 million in PCI data breach fines
  • Governo Law Firm LLC
  • USA
  • June 4 2013

A global retailer's recent lawsuit is the first to challenge fines assessed by credit card companies under the Payment Card Industry Data Security

Personal liability for corporate wrongdoing is expanded in Ohio
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • October 19 2010

In Flagstar Bank, FSB v. Adrian Sellers, 2010-Ohio-3951, 2010 WL 3294683 (Ohio App. 12 Dist. Aug. 23, 2010) (Powell, J.), the Twelfth District Court of Appeals upheld the Butler County Common Pleas trial court’s Order holding that the owner of the borrower-corporation became personally liable for the corporation’s debt when the corporation transferred its assets to another entity controlled by the owner without adequate consideration

Shareholder derivative action against Wells Fargo’s directors survives motion to dismiss
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2012

The United States District Court for the Northern District of California recently denied the motion of Wells Fargo & Company (“Wells Fargo”) to dismiss claims that its directors and officers breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders during the mortgage crisis

Ohio Court of Appeals pierces the corporate veil in fraudulent conveyance
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

An Ohio Court of Appeals recently ruled that use of a corporation to engage in a fraudulent conveyance resulted in piercing the corporate veil to impose personal liability on the 100 owner, Flagstar Bank, FSB v. Sellers, 12th Dist. No. CA2009-11-287, 2010-Ohio-3951

Keeping out of treble: what the Seventh Circuit’s adoption of net trebling means for FCA damages
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2013

On March 21, the Seventh Circuit in United States v. Anchor Mortg. Corp. adopted the "net trebling" approach to calculating damages under the False