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2014


A Life Settlement Investment Shell Game?

A Life Settlement Investment Shell Game?

December 22, 2014

In New York, lawsuits in federal and state court following a $150 million loss.

Aggressive Regulators and the Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Who Follow Them

Aggressive Regulators and the Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Who Follow Them

December 22, 2014

One possible result: higher costs for consumers.

An Unlikely Condition Precedent to Foreclosure in Florida

An Unlikely Condition Precedent to Foreclosure in Florida

December 22, 2014

What’s the best offense to Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act defense?

Broker-Dealer Fee Disclosure Under Microscope

Broker-Dealer Fee Disclosure Under Microscope

December 22, 2014

For broker-dealers, legal violations may come into play.

California’s Northern District Bucks Standing Trend in Data Breach Class Action

California’s Northern District Bucks Standing Trend in Data Breach Class Action

December 22, 2014

An increased risk of future harm is enough.

CFPB Proposes Regulating Nonbank Auto Finance Companies

CFPB Proposes Regulating Nonbank Auto Finance Companies

December 22, 2014

The proposed rule would subject auto finance contracts and leases to Dodd-Frank’s prohibition on unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices.

CFTC Follows SEC’s Lead on

CFTC Follows SEC’s Lead on "General Solicitation"

December 22, 2014

Rules are harmonized, offering relief from certain CFTC requirements.

Considering the Impact of Driverless Cars

Considering the Impact of Driverless Cars

December 22, 2014

Likely issues will include liability, licensure, and cybersecurity.

Crisis Management: Five Steps to Take Before Providing That Comment

Crisis Management: Five Steps to Take Before Providing That Comment

December 21, 2014

A multipronged approach can mitigate the inevitable crisis.

Cybersecurity: Dig That Crazy Important Beat

Cybersecurity: Dig That Crazy Important Beat

December 22, 2014

The SEC and FINRA urge broker-dealers to assess their approaches to cybersecurity risk management.

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