05/02/2012

Goodwin Procter expands private equity practice

Nissan and Nugent have represented clients across a broad spectrum of sectors, including the manufacturing; entertainment; Internet; technology and software; consulting; and product distribution industries.

05/01/2012

Bank of America directors fight back over $20 million settlement

The accord would resolve a New York lawsuit claiming the bank's board, including former Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis, had hidden how Merrill was headed toward an eventual $15.84 billion quarterly loss, even as it was paying $3.6 billion of b

04/30/2012

Regulators close 5 banks in 4 states

Regulators also closed Inter Savings Bank in Maple Grove, Minn., Plantation Federal Bank in Pawleys Island, S.C., and Palm Desert National Bank in Palm Desert, Calif.

04/30/2012

New York prosecutors probe law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf

A source familiar with the probe said a preliminary investigation was prompted after a group of Dewey partners asked District Attorney Cyrus Vance to examine "financial irregularities" at the firm.

04/27/2012

TD Says Lawyer Falsely Told Judge Document Didn’t Exist

TD Bank also replaced the law firm, Greenberg Traurig LLP, which represented it during a January trial in which the bank was sued by investors who claimed it should have detected money laundering in accounts Rothstein held there.

04/23/2012

MIT prof and son agree to pay $5M in hedge fund fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Boston-based father-son duo of hedge fund managers and their firms with securities fraud for misleading investors about their investment strategy and past performance.