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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogOne of the hidden benefits of Regulation A+ offerings: variable pricingPosted on June 18, 2018 by Marc J. Adesso
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  • Blog: Capital Markets LitigationPrivate Cryptocurrency Firm Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Initial OfferingPosted on June 12, 2018 by Alexandra Droz
    Investors in a private cryptocurrency firm brought a class action securities lawsuit against the firm itself, Latium Network, Inc. (Latium) and individually against Latium’s founder and CEO David Johnson and co-founder and chief commercial officer Matthew Carden. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants are subject to strict liability for violating Section 5 of the Securities...… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Broker-Dealer Law CornerPIABA Lawyers Convince Congress Of The Importance Of Them Collecting Their Attorneys’ FeesPosted on June 1, 2018 by Alan Wolper
    I have written before of the ferocious effort by PIABA lawyers to fight for their ability to collect attorneys’ fees on contingency matters – FINRA arbitrations – that they manage to win but which never get satisfied because the respondent broker-dealer has the temerity to go out of business rather than paying the award. PIABA...… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Banking on This: Spilman Mortgage & Consumer Banking ReportFDCPA Violations Begin When the Violation OccursPosted on May 17, 2018 by Spilman Administrator
    On 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 […]
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  • Blog: Antitrust UpdateSupreme Court Considers an Expansion of Class-Action TollingPosted on May 8, 2018 by Jeffrey Hughes, Melissa R. Ginsberg
    On March 26, 2018, the Supreme Court heard argument in China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh (No. 17-432), a case in which the justices will determine whether a plaintiff whose otherwise untimely claim has been tolled by the rules articulated in American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah, 414 U.S. 538 (1974) and Crown, Cork & [...]
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  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportCutback of CFPB Activities Invites State Authorities to Act — But Will They?Posted on April 16, 2018 by Kyle A. Owens and Brenna E. McGee
    Amid the uncertainty over the future of the CFPB, another continuing question is whether state consumer protection authorities will act to fill gaps left by the CFPB’s inaction. State attorneys general have tools available to pursue financial services practices that they believe harm consumers, and some have announced intentions to do so. But to date,...Continue Reading…
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