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  • Blog: Antitrust UpdateDuke and UNC: No-Poach Case UpdatePosted on February 21, 2018 by Daniel A. Friedman, Melissa R. Ginsberg
    Last month, we reported on a partial settlement in an antitrust case alleging that entities within the Duke and the University of North Carolina systems agreed not to hire each other’s medical personnel unless the lateral hire involved a promotion.  The Court has now granted in part the plaintiff’s motion to certify a class. The [...]
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  • Blog: Broker-Dealer Law CornerExpungement: Already An “Extraordinary Measure,” FINRA Now Seeks To Make It Even Less AccessiblePosted on February 15, 2018 by Alan Wolper
    Expungement is a funny thing, and here’s why: for years, claimants’ counsel have complained loudly to FINRA that expungement was being granted too frequently, that legitimate customer complaints were disappearing from CRD, resulting in an unfair, sanitized representation of brokers’ records that put unsuspecting customers at risk.  As Andrew Stoltmann, PIABA’s president, put it so...… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogBetween a rock and a hard place: medical device stakeholders disappointed by cancelled CMS rulemakingPosted on February 14, 2018 by Denise D. Burke
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  • Blog: Banking on This: Spilman Mortgage & Consumer Banking ReportWest Virginia Legislature Considering Bills to Amend the Consumer Credit and Protection ActPosted on February 12, 2018 by Spilman Administrator
    The West Virginia legislature is considering bills to amend the Consumer Credit and Protection Act (“WVCCPA”) and they can affect how lenders, creditors, collectors, and others interact with consumers in financial transactions. The WVCCPA is the primary statute in West Virginia that regulates how lenders, creditors, collectors, and others deal with consumers in financial transactions. […]
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  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportFasten Your Seatbelts: Are You Ready for Another Eventful Year?Posted on January 16, 2018 by Elizabeth A. Khalil
    2018 has a tough act to follow, after a 2017 full of momentous developments—starting with a new Administration and wrapping up with a showdown over the right to serve as Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) (a fight that continues as of this writing, as discussed below). But 2018 is unlikely to...Continue Reading…
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