Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has brokered a record-breaking $16.6bn (£10bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for client Bank of America to resolve allegations of fraudulent mortgage handling.
A decade-long lawsuit against General Motors, involving faulty components, whistleblowers and an investigation by US prosecutors, has reignited with an investigation into the company’s in-house legal team.
Stewarts Law will launch a tax litigation group in 10 weeks’ time to hone in on the swathe of tax-related cases hitting the courts.
Clyde & Co has settled a long-running whistleblowing dispute with former partner Krista Bates van Winkelhof out of court after successive cases sought to establish the validity of the claim.
Football fans will not be pursued with legal action for sharing unofficial footage on the popular Twitter-owned video platform, Vine.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has announced that it will not take any action against former Times legal chief Alastair Brett, who had been facing allegations of perjury and perverting the course of justice related to phone-hacking at News International.
Barclays has turned to Sullivan & Cromwell to defend it against fraud allegations in the US, as analysts predict the bank could face a £1.2bn bill for a raft of litigation.
Nabarro is launching a new regime of fixed-fee deals across its litigation practice which will see the firm shoulder risk for its clients.
Irwin Mitchell has announced today that it will form ABS venture IMe Law with insurance company Esure.
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