Latest News for: Litigation funds


Restrictive Texas voting bill advances to floor vote

Yahoo Daily News 06 May 2021
... the polling place, and that voters will feel so uncomfortable that they will simply leave without casting their ballot," said Nina Perales, who serves as vice president of litigation for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, during a Wednesday press call.

Cohen & Company Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Tyler Morning Telegraph 06 May 2021
(a) a decline in general economic conditions or the global financial markets, (b) losses caused by financial or other problems experienced by third parties, (c) losses due to unidentified or unanticipated risks, (d) a lack of liquidity, i.e., ready access to funds for use in our ...

ConVal lawsuit: AG overspent $2.4 million on outside lawyers

Union Leader 05 May 2021
... tap the funds the state sets aside for such services ... “The Attorney General’s Office may use, and, from time to time, does use, the money within that fund for, among other things, the retention of specialized counsel to assist with certain litigation matters,” Galdieri wrote.

Hlophe’s attorney found in contempt of court

Mail Guardian South Africa 05 May 2021
In a dispute that dragged on for just under two years, Pangarker found that Xulu and BXI had repeatedly placed themselves in contempt by flouting successive orders relating to the preservation of the funds and attachment of property while litigation on the return of money to the department of environmental affairs was ongoing.

Survivors’ legal action

NIT 05 May 2021
Shine Lawyers will lead the class action and Litigation Lending Services will fund it ... Litigation Lending Services director and proud Bundjalung, Yuin and Gumbaynggirr man Warren Mundine said LLS was incredibly proud to be part of a process that calls for justice ... Litigation ...

Connecticut to get grants withheld by Trump administration

The Columbus Telegram 05 May 2021
Today’s action ends years of needless litigation and finally frees millions of dollars in wrongly-withheld funding to state and local law enforcement," Tong said in a statement.

Michigan House votes to limit state severance deals

Crains Detroit Business 05 May 2021
... would be limited to 12 weeks of severance pay unless the attorney general determines a higher payment "is necessary to serve the best interests of this state based on the risk of litigation and the need to minimize the expenditure of public funds."

Letter: City must move forward with school project

Gloucester Times 05 May 2021
To the editor. ... The letter stated that while the MSBA continues to support the East Gloucester/Veterans’ Memorial School building project, they are unable to enter into a project funding agreement with the city of Gloucester at this time because of certain pending litigation ... In essence, the children of Gloucester lose and the 10 plaintiffs win ... .

Robbins: Sequestration and recusal

Vail Daily 05 May 2021
Allow me to explain ... What is “set apart” in Washington is money ... What legal sequestration can also mean is the process by which property or funds are attached pending the outcome of litigation. In other words, it is the process by which property or funds in dispute may be glommed onto by the Court and “set apart” pending the outcome of the lawsuit ... .

Steyer paid settlements to 5 former campaign staffers

Politico 05 May 2021
The wealthy hedge fund manager-turned-environmentalist, pledged to raise the minimum wage to $22 an hour, higher than any other Democratic presidential campaign proposed ... Such lawsuits against presidential campaigns are relatively rare, Romer-Friedman said — but so are presidential campaigns as massive and well-funded as Steyer and Bloomberg’s.

Delta Capital Partners Announces the Expansion of the Global Asset Recovery Consortium into India

News-Press Now 04 May 2021
GARC India will offer state-owned enterprises, government agencies, banks, investment funds, and businesses a complete solution to enable them to pursue asset recovery projects and/or litigation having an India nexus, including..

First United Corporation Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings

Herald Mail 04 May 2021
... service charge income, primarily non-sufficient funds ("NSF") income resulting from reduced spending, and stimulus packages related to the COVID-19 pandemicOther income increased due primarily to the receipt of $0.4 million in insurance proceeds related to litigation claims.

GOEV INVESTOR LAWSUIT DEADLINE: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reminds Investors of the Deadline to ...

Omaha World-Herald 04 May 2021
A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation ... In addition to representing individual investors, the Firm has been retained by some of the largest public and private pension funds in the country to monitor their assets and pursue litigation on their behalf.

Department of Justice OKs $6.4M in law enforcement grants for Connecticut withheld under Trump due ...

Hartford Courant 04 May 2021
Today’s action ends years of needless litigation and finally frees millions of dollars in wrongly-withheld funding to state and local law enforcement,” Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said Tuesday, in a statement.

Apollo Global Management, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

Tyler Morning Telegraph 04 May 2021
... to finance our businesses and investments by our funds, litigation risks and consummation of the merger of Apollo with Athene Holding Ltd., potential governance changes and related transactions which are subject to regulatory, corporate and stockholder approvals, among others.