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The Year 2015 in Anti-Bribery Enforcement: Are Companies in the Eye of an Enforcement Storm?
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Brazil, China, France, Germany, OECD, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 26 2016

While one year’s statistics do not, standing alone, make trends, several things about anti-bribery enforcement in 2015 are inescapable. In the United

California’s auto subscription law leads to wave of California consumer class actions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2015

California’s Auto-Renewal Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code 17600 et seq.) has given rise to a torrent of new lawsuits in California, many brought on a

Global Payments Newsletter - December 2015 & January 2016 Issue
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong, Poland, United Kingdom, USA, Estonia, European Union, France, Global
  • January 12 2016

On 16 November 2015, HM Treasury published a summary of responses received to its consultation on implementing the Payment Accounts Directive

A word of caution to co-guarantors: do not assume you will be reimbursed for partial payments of a common liability
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • 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

St. Paul Croatian: U.S. District Court applies Termination Provision to Claim on Credit Union’s Fidelity Bond
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

On January 14, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio released its decision in National Credit Union Administration Board v

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

Massachusetts AG takes action against debt collection law firm
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • January 1 2016

On December 21, Massachusetts AG Maura Healey filed a lawsuit against a Massachusetts-based debt collection law firm and its two owners for allegedly

eCommerce Regulation, Bitcoin, Anti-Money Laundering, Shadow Insurance, 401(k) Litigation Expect Focus - Vol. IV, Fall 2015
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

On January 1, 2016, Section 38.6 of the California Insurance Code will take effect permitting consumers to conduct certain life, disability, and

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

Corporate officers and personal liability: watch what you sign
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • 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