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- Blog: Waller Law BlogHealth care fraud and abuse enforcement overview 2018Posted on July 16, 2019 by Jesse C. Neil,Justin R. Hickerson
- 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: NextGen Financial Services ReportCreditor Beware: Supreme Court Rejects “Good Faith” Defense to Violations of Bankruptcy Discharge OrdersPosted on June 6, 2019 by Maria A. DiakoumakisStarting now, all creditors must exercise more caution when trying to collect against discharged bankruptcy debtors, because a creditor’s good faith belief that the discharge injunction did not apply is no longer a viable defense. On Monday, June 3, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the standard for awarding sanctions against a creditor for violation...Continue Reading…
- 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: 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 […]