Imagine that you are an unsecured lender who has learned that a borrower has filed for bankruptcy and has little to no assets available to pay creditors.
A letter rogatory is an application to a foreign tribunal. It seeks permission to serve process on or gather evidence from a foreign witness.
Unfortunately, a bad broker does not take on the same attributes as a fine wine. Bad brokers do rarely improve with time.
This question comes up a lot from our association clients. The short answer to the question is “yes.”
In a September 9, 2015 memo from Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, the U.S. Department of Justice described a new policy focused on individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing.
A reader of my new book, The Art of Fact Investigation, suggested that for the next edition there should be a chapter about legal ways to “hide from snoopers, private and public sector.
An insurer’s obligation to indemnify the insured does not arise until the insurer has elected whether to indemnify in money or by reinstatement.
When it comes to strategy games, count me in. Bridge and Scrabble are two of my favorites except when it looks like I have little chance for victory.
In watching television news this weekend, I am reminded that not everyone understands the proactive nature of risk management.
Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced the issuance of a consent decree with a former mortgage loan officer arising out of alleged violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act’s (RESPA) anti-kickback laws and Dodd-Frank’s prohibition on unfair, deceptive or abusive acts or practices (UDAAP).