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An Introduction To Director Duties In Bermuda

Bermuda courts’ reluctance to interfere with directors’ business decisions, coupled with the indemnity provisions generally included in the bylaws of Bermuda companies, allow directors to feel secure when considering and authorizing business combinations, provided they make such decisions on a well-informed, unbiased basis while acting in good faith, say attorneys with Appleby Global Group Services Ltd. Law360: acquitted

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Lawyers Who Landed On Santa’s Naughty List In 2015

Santa’s going to have to request an extension of page limits for his naughty list this year, on account of all the attorneys behaving badly. Here are five who have been accused or convicted of conduct unbecoming of officers of the court, plus a few more tales from the dark side of the bar. Law360: acquitted

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Former Bank CEO Acquitted In Mortgage Fraud Plot

Law360, Chicago (January 19, 2016, 8:21 PM ET) — A Chicago jury on Tuesday acquitted a former bank CEO on all counts following a weeklong bank fraud trial, rejecting prosecutors’ claim that he orchestrated a mortgage fraud scheme to help a business associate get cash to pay him thousands of dollars in late rent.

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3 Firms That Helped Shape BigLaw In 2015

From setting industry standards to serving up warning lessons, a handful of law firms played significant roles in helping shape the larger legal landscape of 2015. Here, Law360 takes a look at three firms that changed the market this year. Law360: acquitted

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New York Cases To Watch In 2016

The Manhattan District Attorney’s continued prosecution of former executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, the New York Attorney General’s Martin Act investigation of ExxonMobil Corp. and a Supreme Court case that could deal a devastating blow to public-sector unions are among the biggest cases Empire State court watchers will be eyeing in 2016. Law360: acquitted

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Dewey Trial Star Witness In Settlement Talks With SEC

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is in settlement talks with former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Finance Director Frank Canellas, who pled guilty to fraud and served as the star witness in a trial of three former executives at the collapsed firm, the agency told a New York federal judge on Friday. Law360: acquitted

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Dewey Execs Renew Bids To Ax Case Ahead Of 2nd Trial

The remaining top executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP still facing charges over a purported scheme to defraud the BigLaw firm’s lenders and investors before it collapsed on Friday launched renewed bids to end the case, taking aim at cooperators’ testimony and saying the government has failed to prove any intent to commit a crime Law360: acquitted

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