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Hispanic Democrats launch new voter rights initiative

The Hill 24 Jun 2021
The new political action committee, Elect Diverse Democrats, will expand Bold PAC's reach from its traditional role of recruiting and supporting candidates to grow the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) to put funding into direct action campaigns and litigation on voting rights.
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Longford Capital Teams up with Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP to Offer Litigation Funding to ...

The Marshall News Messenger 23 Jun 2021
The agreement provides Willkie’s clients with an alternative method of funding litigation and ... Longford was one of the first litigation funds in the United States and is among the world’s largest litigation finance companies with more than $1 billion in assets under management.
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Litigation funders howl as N.J. adopts disclosure requirement

Reuters 23 Jun 2021
"Our members will work with litigation counsel in their funded matters to fully comply ... "The New Jersey District Court's decision is a big deal; it will bring some much needed sunshine to the secretive litigation funding industry," Faulk said in a statement.
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Third-party funding extended to domestic arbitration

Straits Times 23 Jun 2021
The extension of third-party funding offers businesses, especially those facing financial constraints, an alternative avenue to fund such claims ... Since then, there has been positive feedback on the law and businesses have shown increasing interest in additional options for funding litigation, said the ministry.
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The State Fight To Eliminate The Federal Restriction On Tax Cuts

Forbes 23 Jun 2021
Joseph Bishop-Henchman of the National Taxpayers Union Foundation discusses the litigation of a provision in the American Rescue Plan Act restricting states from using federal funds provided by the law to offset reductions in net tax revenue ... .
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SamTrans seeks unpaid debt

The Daily Journal - San Mateo 23 Jun 2021
SamTrans, or the San Mateo County Transit District, said the debt is due to an initial $82 million investment in 1991, when San Mateo, San Francisco and Santa Clara counties formed the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board and purchased the railroad right of way for Caltrain, using state funds and money advanced by SamTrans.
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Biden to oust housing finance chief after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Metro USA 23 Jun 2021
Their preferred shares, owned largely by hedge funds that had bet that the litigation would go their way and force the government to release the companies from the conservatorship under which they have operated following the 2008 financial crisis, fell even further.
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Erika Jayne hits back after being spotted with no makeup and messy hair amid divorce ...

The Daily Mail 23 Jun 2021
... he had, with some funds allegedly being routed to her company EJ Global ... A trustee's special litigation counsel is working to investigate what happened to millions of dollars in settlement funds that Girardi's clients never received after Girardi successfully won cases for them.
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Biden ousts housing finance chief after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Metro USA 23 Jun 2021
Supreme Court expanded presidential powers to make it easier to oust the agency chief ... Their preferred shares, owned largely by hedge funds that had bet that the litigation would go their way and potentially force the government to release the companies from the conservatorship under which they have operated, fell by more than twice that margin ... .
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Roundup MDL judge: plaintiffs’ attys’ free-rider ‘obsession’ is ‘out of control’

Reuters 22 Jun 2021
(Reuters) - The federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller has put narrow limits on a fund for common-benefit legal work, calling the lead plaintiffs’ lawyers request to hold back 8.25% of Roundup-related recoveries around the country regardless of their connection to the MDL “breathtaking.”.
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Maury County approves $1.8 million for purchase of Daily Herald building

The Columbia Daily Herald 22 Jun 2021
With the county seeing an annual income of more than $700,000 from its litigation tax, Maury County Finance Director Doug Lukonen said the fund and its expected growth provides stable footing for the loan.
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Barnes & Thornburg lands in Boston, snagging IP team

Reuters 22 Jun 2021
Barnes & Thornburg called Boston "a critical market for the life sciences sector," adding that the focus of its office in the city extend beyond IP and life sciences practice to include corporate M&A, investment fund formation, commercial litigation and white collar matters.
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BlackRock to Host Call for BCAT and BIGZ Closed-End Funds on Thursday, June 24th

The Marshall News Messenger 22 Jun 2021
Availability of Fund Updates ... This press release, and other statements that BlackRock or a Fund may make, may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, with respect to a Fund’s or BlackRock’s future financial or business performance, strategies or expectations ... BlackRock Closed-End Funds.
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Georgia counties receive payments for legal costs in Trump election suits

The Hill 22 Jun 2021
The news of the two counties receiving payments comes after they filed motions in January requesting almost $20,000 in attorney fees from Trump and the chairman of the Georgia Republican Party, David Shafer, as compensation for their roles in the litigation. DeKalb County requested $6,105 in funds, and Cobb County asked for $10,875.
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Tom Girardi's law firm allegedly paid over $20 MILLION in loans to estranged wife Erika ...

The Daily Mail 22 Jun 2021
A trustee's special litigation counsel is working to investigate what happened to millions of dollars in settlement funds that Girardi's clients never received after Girardi successfully won cases for them. Legal woes ... Jayne, 49, is pictured out on Monday ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next. PICTURED ... Share this article. .

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