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- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationSyndicated Loans: Have They Been Securities All Along?Posted on September 13, 2019 by David ErrollIn a case pending in federal court in New York, Kirschner v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., No. 17-cv-06334-PGG (S.D.N.Y.), a bankruptcy trustee may upend what has long been accepted wisdom on Wall Street: securities laws apply to stocks, bonds, equity options, and the like – but not to syndicated loans. Kirschner is brought by the...… Continue Reading The post Syndicated Loans: Have They Been Securities All Along? appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.
- Blog: Waller Law BlogProvider Agreements can be sold free and clear of future liabilities, Delaware court rulesPosted on September 12, 2019 by John C. Tishler
- Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportPatchless–CFPB Seeks Comment on Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgages After Expiration of the GSE PatchPosted on September 5, 2019 by Kyle A. OwensRecent interest-rate decreases have led to a resurgence in the mortgage market, with refinance activity up sharply from levels a year ago. But lenders have underwriting on their minds for reasons other than increased application volume. The CFPB recently affirmed that it intends to allow the so-called GSE Patch to its Ability-to-Repay/Qualified Mortgage Rule to...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Family Business AdvocatesThe Small Business Reorganization Act – A New Subchapter for Small BusinessesPosted on August 29, 2019 by James Bailey and Andrew J. ShaverSince the 2005 amendments to the Bankruptcy Code, small business debtors have continued to struggle to reorganize effectively under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. On Friday, August 23, 2019, President Trump signed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 into law in an effort to address some of these issues. The act aims to... The post The Small Business Reorganization Act – A New Subchapter for Small Businesses appeared first on Family Business Advocates. Continue Reading
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateCongress, Regulators, and Justice Department Gear Up to Investigate “Big Tech,” But Focus and Scope Under Current Law Remains UnclearPosted on June 16, 2019 by Timothy H. Gray, William F. Cavanaugh, Jr.U.S. lawmakers, regulators, and agencies charged with antitrust oversight have long been criticized for failing to act on alleged anticompetitive activity by the world’s largest technology companies—the so-called “Big Four” of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. This year, however, government interest in oversight has spiked: In February the Federal Trade Commission launched a task force [...]
- Blog: Offshore Crypto TodayLaw firms collaborate on blockchain pilot programPosted on May 15, 2019 by Kerry AndersonAs the blockchain concept continues to push its way into the mainstream, professionals across various industries continue to grapple with the fundamental questions: “How will blockchain disrupt my business? How can blockchain technology be adopted into my business?: Six Canadian law firms have sought to answer these questions by collaborating on a blockchain pilot program […] The post Law firms collaborate on blockchain pilot program appeared first on Offshore Crypto Today.