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Dodd-Frank Litigation

Bank Has Standing to Challenge Constitutionality of CFPB

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Banking, Litigation In State National Bank of Big Spring v. Lew,  the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the plaintiff had standing to challenge the constitutionality of the CFPB.  The Court made quick work of the question, noting that the CFPB has imposed additional obligations on the plaintiff which created […] Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2015


Court Permits Settlement of Appraisal Demands on Terms Not Available to All Dissenters

Litigation, M&A Tiny deals can bring large complications.  Mannix v. PlasmaNet, Inc. involved appraisal rights in a merger where the merger consideration, after adjustments, amounted to... Read more →

by   |   July 21, 2015

Scale and Gavel

Briefing on Regulation A+ Challenge to Extend Though November

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has entered a briefing schedule in Montana’s and Massachusetts’ challenge to Regulation A+.  The states’... Read more →

by   |   July 18, 2015


SEC Cannot Use Dodd-Frank Bans Retroactively

Litigation Section 925(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act expanded a remedy for certain violations of securities laws form barring association with broker-dealers to a bar that includes municipal... Read more →

by   |   July 15, 2015