FINRA Proposal Confines and Confounds Plaintiff Lawyers

If the SEC approves a rule change proposed this summer by FINRA, some veteran plaintiff lawyers could have fewer opportunities to serve on arbitration panels for disputes between investors and brokers.

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Nominations Open for Texas Lawyer's 2014 Legal Departments of the Year Award

Texas Lawyer
Texas Lawyer is seeking nominations for our Legal Departments of the Year award which recognizes the Lone Star State’s top in-house departments in six distinct categories: 1. General; 2. Outside Counsel Management; 3. Technology; 4. Diversity and Quality of Life; 5. Pro Bono and Community Service; and 6. Corporate Compliance.

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The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. , August, 29, 2014.


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Video: Reversed and Remanded: Trudging Through the R. Allen Stanford Case--Five Years Later

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Brad Foster, a partner in Andrews Kurth who represents 115 defendants in the civil litigation related to R. Allan Stanford's massive Ponzi scheme. Foster discusses why even after a recent key appellate ruling by the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the case, the five-and-half-year litigation is no closer to ending.
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