1204 ABA Journal Banking Law articles.
A San Francisco federal judge late Tuesday granted preliminary approval to a $480 million class action settlement between Wells Fargo and shareholders who alleged they were harmed by the bank’s unauthorized accounts scandal.
Sep 5, 2018 1:23 PM CDT
Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and so-called fixer for President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty to eight counts of campaign finance violations and bank and tax fraud after surrendering to the FBI on Tuesday.
Aug 21, 2018 4:36 PM CDT
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are considering filing criminal charges by the end of August against Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump.
Investigators are reportedly examining whether…
Aug 20, 2018 9:51 AM CDT
Judge T.S. Ellis III told jurors that reasonable doubt is a doubt based on reason, and the government is not required to prove guilt beyond “all possible doubt.”
Aug 17, 2018 8:03 AM CDT
The National Rifle Association has filed an amended lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that contends the state has caused financial hardship by discouraging banks and insurers from doing business with the organization.
Aug 1, 2018 1:50 PM CDT
A provision in American Express contracts that banned merchants from steering customers to competitor credit cards with lower merchant fees did not violate antitrust law, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided.
Jun 25, 2018 3:27 PM CDT
Thirty-three Democrats joined all but one Republican in the House on Tuesday to pass a bill rolling back banking regulations passed in 2010 to prevent bank practices that could lead to their collapse.
May 23, 2018 9:52 AM CDT
The lawyer for Stormy Daniels, Michael Avenatti, should not be given permission to appear pro hac vice in court proceedings involving Michael Cohen because of Avenatti’s public release of banking records, Cohen’s lawyers argued in a letter submitted to a Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday.
May 10, 2018 9:15 AM CDT
Wells Fargo has agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty for alleged violations of the Consumer Financial Protection Act.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Office of the Comptroller…
Apr 20, 2018 9:56 AM CDT
A foreclosure law firm in New York is accused in a federal lawsuit of overbilling Fannie Mae by inflating costs for mortgage-related services offered by its wholly owned affiliates.
Mar 29, 2018 2:06 PM CDT
Three whistleblowers will receive $83 million for their whistleblowing that led to a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation and a $415 million settlement.
Mar 20, 2018 7:30 AM CDT
Nearly a dozen additional students who were enrolled at the now-shuttered Charlotte School of Law will be eligible for discharge of their federal student loans as a result of an…
Mar 12, 2018 12:53 PM CDT
Rick Gates, a former campaign aide to Donald Trump, pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to Ukrainian work he did with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Gates will cooperate in the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller as a result of a plea deal, the Washington Post
Feb 23, 2018 9:18 AM CST
Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed a new, sealed charging document in the money laundering case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his onetime business associate Rick…
Feb 21, 2018 2:51 PM CST
President Donald Trump’s interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has shifted enforcement power away from the office that had pursued cases alleging interest rate discrimination.
The Office of…
Feb 1, 2018 12:38 PM CST
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