• Banker Convicted of TARP Fraud

      A federal jury in Los Angeles this week convicted the former chief operating officer of United Commercial Bank (UCB) of criminal fraud and conspiracy charges. After just a few hours of deliberation, the jury convicted Ebrahim Shabudin of all charges. The indictment related to a TARP fraud that ultimately caused the bank to fail. Taxpayers were once again left holding the bag.

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  • Wyoming Based Investment Adviser Fined for Misrepresentation

    Wyoming Based Investment Adviser Fined for Misrepresentation Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:22 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The SEC has fined Logical Wealth Management, Inc., a Wyoming investment adviser for misrepresentations. Between 2006 and 2011, Logical Wealth overstated its assets under management in filings with the SEC, thereby ...

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  • A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Expect During Your Marriage Interview,

    Adjustment of Status (AOS) > A Step-by-Step Guide on What to Expect During Your Marriage Interview, One of the most gratifying things about being a Miami immigration lawyer, is the fact that I have the unique opportunity to help couples build a life in the United States. As some of you may know through personal experience, preparing for your adjustment of status (gree ...

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  • Governor LePage Intervenes in Moody’s Diner Case

    An employment discrimination case before theMaine Human Relations Commission took an unusual turn recently, when Governor Paul LePage attempted to intervene during settlement negotiations. Following the Commission’s probable cause determination against the employer, Governor LePage, acting on information from representatives of the employer, questioned the legitimacy of the Co ...

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  • U.S. Trademark Renewal Requirements and Deadlines

    As a trademark owner, you should ensure you are aware of the renewal requirements on your trademark registration. That you being said, if you are unaware of the renewal deadlines, you’re in luck: starting this year, the United States Patent & Trademark Office will be sending renewal notices to remind trademark owners of these important dates.

    Josh Gerben/ Gerben Law Firm- 4 readers -
  • Can I Recover After a Single-Vehicle Accident?

    Can I Recover After a Single-Vehicle Accident? Single-vehicle accidents injure thousands of people each year. In many cases, people assume that the driver of the vehicle must have been at fault for an accident. In many cases, this is accurate, and many single-vehicle accidents do occur due to issues such as driver fatigue, impaired driving, or speeding.

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  • New PTAB Analytics Feature: Claim Institution and Cancelation Histograms

    Docket Alarm is excited to announce the latest addition to its analytics platform: claim institution and cancellation histograms. These features allow attorneys to dig further into Docket Alarm’s PTAB statistics around instituted petitions— these graphs illustrate what types of petitions are instituted, what types of petitions are not, and why.

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  • Supreme Court speaks on Pregnancy Discrimination Act

    Today the Supreme Court issued a fractured opinion announcing new law on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Act provides that “women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions shall be treated the same for all employment-related purposes . . . as other persons not so affected but similar in their ability or inability to work . . . .

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  • Robert Gellatly Inducted into International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Luvera Law Firm attorney Robert N. Gellatly, Esq was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States. The Academy seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors those who have achieved a career of excellence through demonstrated skill and ability in jury ...

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