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SEC Defends Fraud Claims Against Ex-Nomura Trader​

The nation’s securities watchdog asked a New York federal judge on Tuesday not to dismiss its civil fraud claims against a former Nomura trader acquitted earlier this year on related criminal charges of exploiting counterparty opacity to inflate Nomura’s take. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Texas Atty Acquitted Of Scamming BP With Fake Claims

A Mississippi federal jury on Thursday cleared a well-known Texas plaintiffs lawyer and his brother of mail fraud, wire fraud and identify theft charges that accused him of filing false claims to BP in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but found a consultant hired by the attorney guilty. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Gawker Head Asks Nix Of $100M Atty Claims In Bankruptcy

Former Gawker Media chief Nick Denton on Friday struck back at an Illinois lawyer’s two claims for $ 100 million each over stories about the lawyer’s trial in which he was acquitted of sexual assault charges, saying a district court already heard those claims and dismissed them. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Gawker Head Asks Nix Of $100M Atty Claims In Bankruptcy

Former Gawker Media chief Nick Denton on Friday struck back at an Illinois lawyer’s two claims for $ 100 million each over stories about the lawyer’s trial in which he was acquitted of sexual assault charges, saying a district court already heard those claims and dismissed them. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Texas Atty Acquitted Of Scamming BP With Fake Claims

A Mississippi federal jury on Thursday cleared a well-known Texas plaintiffs lawyer and his brother of mail fraud, wire fraud and identify theft charges that accused him of filing false claims to BP in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but found a consultant hired by the attorney guilty. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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How The 2nd Circ. Categorizes Employee Due Process Claims

When it comes to the Second Circuit’s interpretation of due process in the employment context, the difference between a winning and losing argument may turn on how a plaintiff is pigeon-holed, not just the meaningfulness of the process he or she received, meaning both plaintiff and defense counsel should pay careful attention to how the courts in the Second Circuit ...

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