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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.