• 05.18.16

    Financial Contract Changes Require Vigilance

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, a partner in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice, for an article about the CFPB's proposal released earlier this month that will restrict the use of arbitration clauses for financial firms.Gottlieb said companies that ...

  • 05.16.16

    What the Spokeo Ruling Means for Consumer Plaintiffs

    Law360 interviewed Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, a partner in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice, for an article chronicling attorneys’ reactions to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Spokeo Inc. v. Thomas Robins et al, in which it was determined that a consumer could ...

  • 05.16.16

    Crowdfunding Isn’t for Everyone

    CFO interviewed Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s Digital Finance and Marketplace Lending practice, for an article about the crowdfunding exemption, Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, that went into effect on May 16. However, industry insiders told CFO that ...

  • 05.16.16

    ‘No-Injury’ Means No Class Action, Court Says

    Forbes quoted Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, a partner in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice, for an article about implications of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Spokeo Inc. v. Thomas Robins et al, requiring plaintiffs to plead a “concrete” injury to proceed in ...

  • 05.03.16

    CFPB Arbitration Proposal Means More Lawsuits

    American Banker quoted Richard Gottlieb, a partner in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice, about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new arbitration proposal. The proposal will limit the use of arbitration clauses in millions of financial contracts, including those ...

  • 04.25.16

    Goldman Sachs Begins Online Lending Efforts

    The Financial Times interviewed Manatt's Brian Korn, a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice, for an article about Goldman Sachs partner Harit Talwar's venture into online lending. The effort, known internally as "Mosaic," has driven a series of high-level hires from ...

  • 04.20.16

    Dismissal of IM Trade Dispute Against Seaport Secured

    HFMWeek covered Manatt’s trial victory on behalf of Seaport Group Securities, for which the firm secured the dismissal of an alleged breach of contract brought by Luxor Capital over a trade discussed via instant message. A New York judge dismissed Luxor’s claims that instant messages ...

  • 03.05.16

    Did Marketplace Lending Grow Too Quickly?

    American Banker interviewed Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s Capital Markets practice, for an article about Prosper, a marketplace lending company that is in the process of laying off 22% of its workforce.   “They're built to scale,” said Korn. “If scaling is being ...

  • 02.17.16

    Online Lenders Fear Potential Impact of Scalia's Death

    American Banker quoted Manatt's Brian Korn, a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice, in an article about the banking industry's new fears following Justice Antonin Scalia's unexpected death.American Banker reports that marketplace lenders have been waiting for the court to ...

  • 01.25.16

    Manatt Receives M&A Advisor Turnaround Award

    The M&A Advisor has named Manatt the winner of its Restructuring Deal of the Year ($100M-$250M) Award, one of the organization's 2016 Turnaround Awards, for the firm's representation of Finance and Thrift Company (F&T) in its reverse merger into Pan American Bank. Manatt's ...