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The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently approved a class action settlement between borrowers and a large national bank for the alleged unlawful and unfair collection of post-payment interest on FHA loans....

Pick up any textbook or treatise on arbitration law, and you’ll find the same thing in the chapter on enforcing arbitral awards: courts cannot conduct a merits review of awards. Courts, in other words, do not second guess the conclusions of the...

The High Court has today handed down judgment in the closely watched case of Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited and others v European Medicines Agency. ...
By: Hogan Lovells

On February 15, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the adjusted jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act)....

USCIS has announced that it will resume premium processing on February 19, 2019 for all H-1B petitions filed on or before December 21, 2018. USCIS previously announced in January 2019 that it would resume premium processing for FY2019 cap-subject...

While the increased civil monetary penalties may impact an employer’s bottom line, OSHA did provide welcome relief to employers just two days later. ...
By: Polsinelli

The Securities and Exchange Commission took the long-awaited step of proposing rules for comment that would extend the ability to test the waters beyond emerging growth companies, or EGCs....

I waded through a slew of this week’s entertainment, past a bunch of Kardashian-related bunk, and noticed an announcement that Ben Affleck is retiring from playing Batman. Of course, Batman, and his long-suffering pals Robin and Alfred, are fictional...

Without a doubt, our forms of communication are continuing to evolve from just email and we now have to add social media, text messaging and other messaging apps as forms of communication that need to be routinely preserved, collected, processed,...

It didn’t take long. The New Hampshire Lottery has sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) to prevent enforcement of the DOJ’s opinion (issued last month) reinterpreting the Wire Act. As we reported last month, the DOJ reversed the position it took in...

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