• 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 ...

  • 01.25.16

    Bay Area Offices and Pro Bono Director Honored

    The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area has selected Manatt's San Francisco and Palo Alto offices, as well as Partner & Director of Pro Bono Services Scot Fishman, to receive its 2016 James T. Caleshu Award for the firm's outstanding work to improve ...

  • 12.11.15

    How San Bernardino Impacts the Lending Industry

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Brian Korn, a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice, for an article on the loan issued by Prosper Marketplace to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. The loan may have helped the shooters prepare for the assault, and it has prompted ...

  • 12.08.15

    No Due Diligence Yet in Online Lending

    The Wall Street Journal interviewed Manatt's Brian Korn, a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice, for an article on the loan taken out by one of the two shooters in the San Bernardino attacks weeks before the shooting.The Wall Street Journal reports that one of the shooters took ...

  • 11.17.15

    What's Next for Madden v. Midland?

    AltFi News interviewed Manatt's Brian Korn, a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice, for an article on the next chapter in the Madden v. Midland case.AltFi News reports that the Second Circuit recently rejected the appeal of Midland Funding to overturn a District Court's ruling ...

  • 11.12.15

    Changes to Come if Supreme Court Rules in Madden

    Lend Academy interviewed Manatt's Brian Korn, a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice, for a special Q&A-style article on an important case for marketplace lending that may be heard at the U.S. Supreme Court.Lend Academy reports that Madden v. Midland Funding could have a major ...

  • 11.02.15

    Practices Ranked Among Top in Nation by U.S. News

    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers released the 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings, with Manatt earning seven Tier 1 national rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the sixth edition. In addition, the firm has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in ...