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26 Jul 2011, 10:08 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Panamanian Deputy Foreign Minister Alvaro Aleman assured that the ex-General Manuel Antonio Noriega, serving a 7 year prison sentence in France for money laundering, could be extradited to Panama in October. Aleman announced that France is expected to tell Panama’s government the exact date for Noriega’s extradition, after the U.S. government approved the solicited extradition, so he can serve sentences for up to 67 years for the crimes he convicted of. Noriega’s convictions in Panama… [read post]
6 Jun 2012, 12:27 pm by Judith Kaul
The Law Library now subscribes to HeinOnline’s State Attorney General Reports and Opinions library. The reports and attorney general opinions for each state back to at least 1980 are currently available in this collection. In addition, opinions and reports for California, New York, Washington, and Wyoming are available back to inception. HeinOnline intends to update this library on a monthly basis until all the reports and opinions of all 50 states are covered back to inception. The collection… [read post]
12 Mar 2012, 10:45 am by Thurbert Baker
By Thurbert Baker The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) convened last week in Washington, DC for its annual Spring Meeting. As a former Attorney General and president of NAAG, I know my fellow AGs really enjoy these gatherings. The informal setting provides a great opportunity to exchange experiences and to learn from one another. Camaraderie, a strong ethic of bipartisanship, information sharing, and working together make State AGs a unique community. With State AGs playing… [read post]
10 Aug 2011, 9:38 am by Kurt O'Keefe, Attorney at Law
(Dodger shirt available through " target="_blank">Amazon) And my own hometown Detroit company, General Motors, filed Chapter 11 in - New York City. Texas based Enron filed in - Delaware. Delaware and New York are the courts of choice for big corporations filing Chapter 11. Why? Well, is is something of a cottage industry in Delaware, whose courts have extra judges and personnel, and, incidentally, way more bankruptcy lawyers per capita than anywhere in the world. Because, the Delaware courts… [read post]
16 May 2012, 4:13 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C. on May 16, 2012 released the following (edited on May 17, 2012): "The US may consider an application to transfer Viktor Bout, sentenced to 25 years in jail, to serve his prison term in Russia if it sends one, US Attorney General Eric Holder told Russian reporters. The­ US Attorney General gave an exclusive interview to a number of Russian media outlets. A full interview will be published in the Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily on Thursday. Russia's Foreign Ministry stated recently that the country… [read post]
10 Aug 2010, 7:47 pm by Kevin Funnell
A recent post inspired some e-mails from readers. My concerns about the possibility of Elizabeth Warren becoming the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau motivated the chairman of a community bank to send me the following e-mail: Professor... [read post]
12 Dec 2011, 5:45 am by Matt Storms
We are please to announce that Brenda Furlow has joined AlphaTech Counsel, S.C. Brenda is a great fit at AlphaTech as not only is she an experienced practitioner, she understands the needs of emerging companies. [read post]
12 Dec 2011, 5:45 am by Matt Storms
We are please to announce that Brenda Furlow has joined AlphaTech Counsel, S.C. Brenda is a great fit at AlphaTech as not only is she an experienced practitioner, she understands the needs of emerging companies. [read post]
28 Oct 2011, 10:00 pm by Tom K.
Stephen Colbert provides his amusing spin on the corruption of big-time college sports by interviewing Taylor Branch, author of the e-book The Cartel, which is an expanded version of Branch's cover story from the October issue of The Atlantic, The Shame of College Sports (H/T Jay Christensen). The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive [read post]
18 Apr 2011, 5:14 am by Cari Rincker
Over the weekend I stumbled across the materials from the First Annual Meeting of New York Agri-Women and reviewed this excellent article titled “Doing Business in New York State:  Structures and Strategies” by Bruce L. Anderson, Brian M. Henehan, and Charles J. Sullivan, Esq. Mr. Sullivan spoke on business organizations at the New York Agri-Women’s annual meeting.  If you have not already done so I recommend reviewing this excellent guide. Exploring business organizations… [read post]
19 Oct 2009, 12:15 pm by Tracy Russo
This afternoon Justice Department leadership came together in a rare joint event to commemorate the Justice Department’s recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Attorney General Eric Holder, Deputy Attorney General David W. Ogden and Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli all delivered remarks at the ceremony to celebrate the work that has been done around [...] [read post]
13 Sep 2012, 1:04 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on September 12, 2012 released the following: "LOS ANGELES- Federal agents this morning arrested 10 defendants who worked at a Rancho Cucamonga-based business that allegedly offered bogus loan modification programs to financially distressed homeowners. As a result of the scheme allegedly run out of 21st Century Real Estate Investment Corp. and several related companies, more than 4,000 financially distressed homeowners lost at least $7 million in fees they… [read post]
28 Aug 2011, 7:40 pm by Kevin Funnell
Every once in awhile, you find a rant worthy of notice. Compliance expert Nancy Derr-Castiglione's recent "end-of-my-rope" sceeed in the ABA Banking Journal qualifies. Nancy's bottom line: consumer compliance disclosures currently required by federal and state law in connection with most loan transactions are so dense and so voluminous that they amount to an "unfair and deceptive trade practice" under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act. Obviously, Nancy's got her tongue planted in her… [read post]
11 Oct 2009, 8:56 am by ChristopherFEarley
That depends on the amount of your medical bills.  As long as your "reasonable and necessary" medical bills stemming from the car accident are at least $2000.00, then you can bring a claim for pain and suffering against the at-fault driver's insurance company. There are exceptions to the $2000.00 requirement.  Examples are injuries involving broken bones, scarring, or disfigurement, or, a hearing or vision loss, stemming from the accident. [read post]
2 Mar 2012, 11:04 am by Kevin Funnell
While "das Volk" twist themselves into hernia-inducing pretzels of rage over banks raising fees on checking accounts and/or continuing to impose overdraft fees when a customer "overdrafts," the repercussions of Dodd-Frank ensure that such additional fees (or others) are on their way--like it or not. Banks in the U.S. are on course to lose a projected $6 billion as a result of the Durbin Amendment, part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reforms. [...] As the financial institutions seek to… [read post]
3 Jan 2011, 10:01 pm by Tom K.
A Russian criminal court sentenced former OAO Yukos chairman and CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky to another seven years in prison last week. As if on cue, the mainstream U.S. media reported on the event as a reflection of the capricious and arbitrary nature of the Russian legal system. We really are better than those corrupt Russians, aren't we? Meanwhile, the mainstream media continues to neglect -- and often promotes -- similar mistreatment and persecution of business executives in the U.S. I mean,… [read post]
19 May 2011, 10:01 pm by Tom K.
As regular readers know, I have long thought that Timothy Geithner is in over his head as Treasury Secretary. So, it stands to reason that many people continue to listen carefully to what he says, this time at the opening of the new HBO film based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's book about the most recent financial crisis, Too Big to Fail. "You can't prevent people from making mistakes," observed Geithner philosophically. "Taking too much risk and making stupid mistakes may not be a crime." Yeah, right. Try… [read post]
27 Dec 2011, 5:22 am by Mandelman
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the negotiations between remaining state attorneys general and the big banks over issues related to the foreclosure practices employed by the banks’ mortgage servicing operations, are nearing an end.  According to the WSJ, $19 billion settlement is near… in fact, the Journal makes it sound imminent, although the paper does concede that delays could result from no agreement as to who should be appointed to monitor the… [read post]