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Belvedere Management May Have Intentionally Violated Regulator’s Freeze Order Investigative journalist David Marchant appears to be hot on the trail of Belvedere Management. It took just one day for regulators to act after David exposed some very distressing facts about the financial services giant.
With so many companies guarantying student loan debt forgiveness and using Obama’s words to market and sell their offerings, I thought I would set the record straight! YOU CAN HELP YOURSELF FOR FREE YOU CAN HIRE ONE OF THESE COMPANIES THAT MAY NOT BE LAWYERS; OR YOU CAN HIRE A LAWYER TO REPRESENT YOU Don’t be fooled into thinking these companies can get you any better deal that you can.
Most of the False Claims Act cases we write about involve Medicare fraud, residential mortgage programs or federally insured banks. Although all False Claims Act cases involve tax dollars or tax supported programs, the government usually isn’t the victim. Taxpayers are. A case this week from New York City shows that sometimes the government itself is the victim.
If you are an owner and discover construction or design defects, you are going to want consult with a lawyer to make sure you know your rights under Florida Statutes Chapter 558. This includes sending a written notice of the construction or design defects identifying the defects with sufficient detail to the potentially responsible parties.
How Long Will My Oregon Divorce Take? March 27, 2015 by BrasierLaw In Oregon, a divorce case can last anywhere from a few weeks to over a year depending on a lot of things. The most important thing that will determine the length of your divorce is how much you and your spouse are disagreeing about.
By Andres Barker, Lawyer. For the second time this year, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled on the issue of whether dismissal without notice can be warranted for a single act of misconduct. (See our previous blog post on Roe v. BC Ferries for a discussion of the first.) In this blog post we will review the circumstances of the plaintiff’s litigation in the recent ...
By now you know that ONE400 has been very active in the LegalTech community. We’ve recently partnered with Evolve Law to bring their great event to Los Angeles. Here’s what you need to know about Evolve Law: Evolve Law aims to bring legal tech companies, lawyers, in house counsel, entrepreneurs and legal tech enthusiasts across the country together for product demos, discussions ...
Finally, an independent news source and clearinghouse for whistleblowers, the Whistleblower News Review! There are a couple good whistleblower organizations within the United States but none dedicated exclusively to whistleblower news stories. All that changed today with the launching of the new site. Why are we so excited? There are two reasons; first we are advertisers on the new site.
Very soon, the Congressional House Ways and Means Committee will vote on a repeal of the federal estate and gift tax. If the measure gets through the committee, it would then move on to a full vote in Congress, before being decided upon by the Senate. Currently, the federal estate and gift tax threshold is $5.43m for individuals who pass away in 2015, up slightly from 2014’s $5.34m mark.
People’s Law School – Law Week 2015 Employment Law Times and locations: April 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm People’s Law School 900 Howe Street, Vancouver and April 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm Richmond Public Library – Brighouse Branch Community Place, Second Floor, 7700 Minoru Gate #100 The People’s Law School presents Law Week 2015 April 13 to 17 at various locations throug ...
The number one reason teens get distracted and have automobile accidents is interacting with a passenger. Interacting with a passenger is a form of distracted driving. Texting while driving (or using a phone) is not the only type of distracted driving. A study just released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found, “Distracted driving contributes to 58 percent of automobi ...
We represented a small business in its appeal of a ruling by the Canada Revenue Agency that the business’ workers were properly classified as employees, as opposed to self-employed independent contractors. The effect of this initial ruling was that our client was ordered to make certain EI, CPP and ...
It’s no secret that ATF told at least one FFL they need to run a NICS check on trustees picking up NFA firearms on behalf of a trust. In a letter addressed to Dakota Silencer, ATF explained: The term “person” is defined by the GCA at 18 U.S.C. § 921(a)(1), to include “any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, or joint stock company.
Sometimes, clients are hesitant about including creditors when seeking debt relief. One reason is that they believe the creditor has their best interests in mind. It is not uncommon for people to believe that their creditors are their friends when that could not be further from the truth. Don’t get me wrong, a fair and helpful lender can make a huge difference in your life.
March 25, 2015-Austin, TX John Morgan, Securities Commissioner for the State of Texas, entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against Lonestar Mineral Assets or Dallas and Colleyville, TX, and its owner Kenneth W. McKay of Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX. The Order alleges that Lonestar and McKay have been offering investments in mineral royalty rights in Texas though a publicly ...