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FINRA Arbitration OK for Municipal Bonds Issuer (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court denies a preliminary injunction to halt a healthcare clinic from FINRA arbitration of its complaint against plaintiff financial services providers the clinic alleges fraudulently induced it to issue over $308 million in municipal bonds; on ...

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Debtor’s FDCPA Claim Against Lawyer Fails (access required)

A collections’ lawyer’s legal responses to a debtor’s TILA and usury counterclaims do not violate the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, merely because they are “unsuccessful or contain immaterial technical errors,” and an Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses FDCPA claims ...

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Confidentiality Waived in Suit Over Settlement (access required)

Virginia’s mediation statute protects the confidentiality of information provided at a mediation conference with a magistrate judge, but defendant waived that privilege in providing that information to the court, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court says it may consider the ...

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Virginia Noncompete Actions Stayed (access required)

In this action by employee the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants former employer’s motion to stay employee’s Virginia action pending a ruling on venue in employer’s more procedurally advanced Michigan action. Employee worked at former employer’s Ashland location. He signed ...

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