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Video: Reinsurance Implications of the Global Financial Crisis and Subprime Loans with Peter Chaffetz, Chaffetz Linsdey LLP
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Peter Chaffetz of Chaffetz Linsdey LLP was on the faculty of the Reinsurance Outlook 2010 seminar produced earlier this year by HB Litigation Conferences. During a session that focused on the reinsurance implications of the global financial crisis, Chaffetz... Read More

$2.43 Billion BofA/ Merrill Lynch Merger Results In Largest Credit-Crisis Class Action Settlement
Posted on 17 Oct 2012 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In what is by far the largest settlement of a credit crisis-related securities class action lawsuit, Bank of America has agreed to pay $2.43 billion to settle the suit filed against the company and certain of its directors and officers in connection with... Read More

Former Comptroller Of The Currency John Dugan Returns To Covington
Posted on 1 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Covington & Burling LLP has announced that former Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan is rejoining the firm as a partner. Dugan will chair the firm's Financial Institutions Group , and will advise clients on a range... Read More

FDIC Targets Failed Bank Execs With Legal Action
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (AP) Federal regulators have authorized legal action against more than 50 executives and directors of collapsed U.S. banks as they seek to recover about $1 billion in losses. A spokesman for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp... Read More

Wells Fargo To Pay Citi $100M To Settle Wachovia Lawsuit
Posted on 19 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to pay $100 million to Citigroup Inc. to settle a dispute related to its acquisition of Wachovia Corp. in October 2008, at the height of the financial crisis. Wachovia was teetering on the brink of collapse... Read More