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Portuguese Bank Settles New York and SEC Charges over Violating Registration Provisions

The New York Attorney General and the SEC both announced that they had settled investigations into Banco EspĂ­rito Santo S.A. (BES), a Portuguese bank, for the same alleged conduct. According to the New York AG, BES and its affiliates solicited… … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Joins Fourth Circuit in Holding That CAFA's Class Action Removal Provisions Do Not Apply to State Parens Patriae Suits

It has certainly taken me long enough to get around to posting about it, but the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion earlier this month that raises an important issue for those of us who defend consumer class actions: what is … Continue reading

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Alabama Federal Judge Refuses to Strike Provisions in New Law

CBS September 28, 2011. The NewYorkTimes has called this policy the cruelest in the nation. According to CBS, "The court fight will likely continue over Alabama's immigration law, now that a judge has refused to block key parts of it. … Continue reading

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Thinking About Joining A Club? You May Want To Consider These Corporations Code Provisions First

In Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville devoted an entire chapter to the propensity of Americans to form associations. In particular, he observed: The Americans make associations to give entertainments, to found seminaries, to build inns, to construct churches, to … Continue reading

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CFTC relaxes provisions of position limits rule

CFTC relaxes provisions of position limits rule The final draft of the CFTC's position limits rule contains key changes relaxing some provisions most hated by large institutions, according to a report by Reuters. However, the Commission has not yielded ground … Continue reading

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