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.
Denys Myrgorodskiy, the managing partner of Dynasty Law Firm, looks at the process of withdrawing insolvent banks from the market in Ukraine and its potential consequences.
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.
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.).
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).
Alston & Bird
Bone McAllester Norton
Five action areas that should be on the board's agenda now.
Quarles & Brady
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.
"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."
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 ...