Financial Services Blog
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateEvolving Antitrust Principles in the Age of Big Tech: Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Suit to Move Forward Against ApplePosted on May 19, 2019 by Meghan Larywon, Robert P. LoBueIn a recent decision decided on May 13, 2019, the Supreme Court allowed an antitrust suit to move forward against Apple. Consumers brought suit based on Apple’s operation of its App Store – which serves as the exclusive electronic marketplace through which iPhone owners may purchase iPhone applications (“apps”). Independent app developers create these apps, [...]
- 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.
- Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportThe Extraordinary Rights of Non-Ordinary Course BuyersPosted on May 1, 2019 by Darrell W. PierceArticle 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) has become highly technical, reflecting the complexity of modern secured transactions and the intricate relationships of debtors, secured parties and others who have or may have interests in a debtor’s assets. Some of its rules, however, seem relatively easy to understand and apply. One of those is...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationFlattening Yield Curve Signals Looming Recession, Some SayPosted on July 2, 2018 by Alexandra Droz and Carly ColemanRecently, investors and economists have focused increased attention on bond market yield curves, which have proven to be a compelling predictor of an upcoming economic recession. The yield curve is the measure of the difference between short-term and long-term interest rates on government bonds. In a healthy economy, interest rates on long-term (typically, ten-year) bonds...… Continue Reading
- Blog: Banking on This: Spilman Mortgage & Consumer Banking ReportFDCPA Violations Begin When the Violation OccursPosted on May 17, 2018 by Spilman AdministratorOn Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit departed from opinions issued by the Fourth and Ninth Circuits in ruling that violations of the FDCPA begin to run when the violation occurs. In Rotkiske v. Klemm, et al., plaintiff Rotkiske sued a law firm that, in 2009, had obtained a default […]