Scammers are shifting away from lucrative "crash-for-cash" insurance fraud following a series of successful convictions, closer ties between police and insurers and the emerging threat of jail sentences for contempt of court, police and attorneys say.
An intermediary suing a subsidiary of financial services group Close Brothers Group PLC at a London court has claimed it is entitled to payments from a premium finance broker agreement because it carried out extra work arranging loan advances from the lender to its clients.
Motorists behind the wheel of driverless cars should not be held liable if they crash while the technology is in control of their vehicle, the insurance industry warned on Thursday, claiming that it would be unfair to expect drivers to intervene if the system fails.
A financial adviser has been sued by Britain's Financial Conduct Authority for allegedly providing unauthorized pension advice on investments in a bioethanol investment scheme that left savers approximately £1.2 million ($1.6 million) out of pocket when it collapsed.
An investment trade group vowed Thursday to name and shame companies that are failing to diversify their boardrooms or are paying directors disproportionately high pensions compared with other employees, in a bid to encourage businesses to abide by corporate governance rules.
Many of the big data protection compliance themes of 2018 will continue on this year, including even General Data Protection Regulation preparation, but the possibility of a no-deal Brexit may complicate matters, says Stewart Room of PwC LLP.
While many attorneys go their entire careers without arguing a case before a top state appellate court, Liz Soltan managed the feat before even graduating from Harvard Law School, and without missing a single class.
In yet another executive departure in what has turned out to be a year fraught with upheaval for Tesla Inc., veteran trial lawyer Dane Butswinkas will leave his post as the electric automaker's general counsel after just two months on the job, the company announced Wednesday.
Jeffrey Rosen's track record as a fierce promoter of deregulation and his lack of prosecutorial experience are already major points of contention as senators consider the U.S. Department of Transportation official and longtime Kirkland & Ellis litigator's nomination to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general.
Plaintiffs lawyers are pairing up with former Playboy Playmates and reality television stars to file dozens of suits against strip clubs over the use of their images in ads, a potentially lucrative cottage industry given how hard the claims are to fight — and how easy they are to settle.
A New York federal magistrate judge has determined that White & Case LLP needn't cough up documents that former Yukos shareholders sought for their efforts to revive $50 billion in arbitral awards against Russia, saying it's unclear whether the disclosures would comply with that country's laws.
President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has agreed to testify publicly before a Congressional panel on a slew of issues, from reports of payoffs to campaign finance law violations, after previously canceling his appearance, officials said Wednesday.
Scott Fisher, managing partner of Chicago's Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP, speaks to Law360 about how the single-office firm stays competitive with larger organizations, consolidation in the legal industry and how firms can support more diverse leaders.
In this monthly series, Amanda Brady of Major Lindsey & Africa interviews management from top law firms about the increasingly competitive business environment. Here we feature John Yoshimura, chief operating officer at McDermott Will & Emery LLP.