Amy M. Stewart Recognized in Super Lawyers Top Lists

DALLAS, TX—Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Texas through a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research, and peer evaluation. The Texas lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Texas Super Lawyers Top Lists. Amy M. Stewart Top 50: 2023 Women Texas … Read more

Former CFPB Director Kraninger named to lead Florida Bankers Association

Kathy Kraninger, former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from 2018 to 2021, was recently named CEO of the Florida Bankers Association. Bloomberg News Kathy Kraninger, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the Trump administration, has been named CEO of the Florida Bankers Association. Alex Sanchez, the Florida bank trade … Read more

Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) Shares Purchased by FRG Family Wealth Advisors LLC

FRG Family Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT – Free Report) by 0.5% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 148,107 shares of the software giant’s stock after buying an additional 690 shares during the quarter. Microsoft accounts for approximately 11.0% of FRG Family Wealth Advisors … Read more

Federal Judge: ADA's Confidentiality Provision Does Not Cover 'Employees' Voluntary Disclosures,' in Case of Employee 'Lying' About Medical History

A federal judge in West Virginia sided with an employer who terminated an employee who “lied” on his employment application about medical conditions, finding he wasn’t protected by the confidentiality provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act because he later voluntarily disclosed his medical information. In a Sept. 27 opinion, U.S. District Chief Judge Thomas … Read more

Fincen announces Shinhan Bank America will pay $15M for BSA Violations

Picasa/Jarretera – WASHINGTON — The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network announced Friday a $15 million civil penalty against New York City-based Shinhan Bank America for willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act involving transactions connected to tax evasion, public corruption and money laundering. “SHBA willfully disregarded its obligations under the [Bank Secrecy Act] to maintain … Read more

UK: Key differences in the legal privileges in the US and England – Kennedys

To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on The US concepts of the attorney-client privilege and the work-product doctrine are rooted in England’s and Wales’s legal advice and litigation privileges. The primary purpose of the attorney-client privilege and the legal advice privilege is to foster frank communication, … Read more