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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bank of Montreal v. Signet Bank (access required)

Type of Case: Bank fraud Court: U.S. District Court, Richmond Attorney: Greg A. Danilow, New York; James L. Chapman IV, Norfolk Signet Bank sold the Bank of Montreal a participation in a $330 million loan that a former employee of ...

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Worldwide Network Services LLC v. DynCorp (access required)

Type of Case: Racial discrimination Court: U.S. District Court, Alexandria Attorneys: Michele A. Roberts, Anthony T. Pierce and Debra A. Drake, Washington, DC An all-white jury found that DynCorp International LLC was motivated by racial discrimination in the termination of ...

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Jeld-Wen Inc. v. Gamble (access required)

Type of Case: Product liability Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Attorneys: Peter S. Everett and Robert J. Stoney, Fairfax; Tracy C. Hudson and Donna M. McIntosh, Manassas A 13-month-old boy suffered a severe brain injury when he fell through a ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

On July 8, Margaret Louis Bassett of Black Mountain, N.C., surrendered her Virginia law license law after pleading guilty to the felony of being convicted of drunken driving three times within 10 years. She was arrested in September 2010 in ...

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New fiduciary disclosure rules to take effect (access required)

Law firms are helping their clients implement new federal regulations on fee disclosure in participant-directed individual account plans. Fiduciaries need to know about the new federal Department of Labor laws, which also require increased disclosure of fund management costs and ...

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