Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
"The Financial Ombudsman Service Australia (FOS) issued a Determination whereby a bank had to reimburse a customer for money sent to an offshore ‘boiler room’ known to the bank to be a scam."
Bone McAllester Norton
Five action areas that should be on the board's agenda now.
Catherine M. Brennan
If a true lender challenge is successful, the Fintech company may face significant civil and criminal penalties for failing to be licensed as a lender, and the loans may be usurious and void in some jurisdictions.
Catherine M. Brennan and Nora R. Udell
The fintech revolution has spurred a host of legal questions concerning online lending. Developments at both the federal and state level are beginning to provide some answers.
Alston & Bird
Quarles & Brady
The 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning firm was recognized in Germany for Restructuring and Insolvency Law.
An interview with Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães of Brazilian "Law Firm of the Year" Pinheiro Guimarães.
An Interview With Walter Uebelhoer of Allen & Overy, 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Award-Winner for Banking Law in Germany
Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer in conversation with the leading attorney at the Allen & Overy, a 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Panayotis Bernitsas at Bernitsas Law.
Anthony J. Enea
There are numerous legitimate and logical reasons for the creation of a joint account. However, when an Article 81 Guardianship Proceeding is commenced and the Alleged Incapacitated Person (“AIP”) has accounts jointly owned with another person, it is imperative for the Petitioner to determine the reason the joint account(s) was created ...
Anthony J. Enea
A joint bank account is a ubiquitous and popular way to own an account with one’s spouse, children, loved ones and friends.
Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t a member of the U.S. Supreme Court back in 2004, when the justices ruled in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (124 S.Ct. 2739) that in certain limited circumstances, foreign nationals can use a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute, to sue in U.S. courts for violations of the law of nations.
Michelle V. Rafter
While overall business bankruptcies dropped 5.4 percent through Q3, in excess of 300 stores filed for Chapter 7 or 11 in the same period, including big names like Toys “R” Us, Gymboree, and Payless ShoeSource.
Eight years after the financial crisis, aftereffects continue to ripple through the financial sector.
The first step for a company looking to go public is to assess its viability by establishing whether or not it has the critical mass required to be a publically traded entity.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
So, what should business borrowers – private equity or otherwise - keep front of mind right now when it comes to financing debt?
FinTech companies are disrupting traditional financial models—and creating new data privacy concerns.
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
Is it a good deal and a safe opportunity for investors?
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
The approval is only required if it is requested by a member of the supervisory board, a member of the executive board, a CEO, or a 1 percent shareholder.
An interview with Pablo Perezalonso Eguía of 2018 Mexican "Law Firm of the Year" Ritch Mueller.
Q&A with Ricardo Coelho and Júlio César Bueno of 2018 Brazilian “Law Firm of the Year” Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ Project Finance and Development Practice
Can you tell me about the characteristics that make up your law firm and the project finance in development practice that led to being recognized as a “Law Firm of the Year”?
All these new regulations share certain common features: they impact on almost all areas of a bank across the board (legal counsel, legislative compliance, business, technology, etc.).
Joan Antoni Borràs Abós
Although it is evident that the intent of the framers of the Insolvency Law was always to favor the conclusion of the insolvency by the debtor...
You might be an expert on bankruptcy, but communicating its practical realities to clients can get complicated.