• 10.31.17

    There May Be Hope for the CFPB’s Defeated Arbitration Rule

    Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, discussed the fate of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s arbitration rule in a Business Insurance article. A Senate vote struck down the CFPB’s rule, which would have prohibited mandatory ...

  • 10.26.17

    Why the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule Failed

    Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, spoke to American Banker about the recent congressional defeat of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) arbitration rule. The publication noted that the CFPB could have avoided repeal if the ...

  • 09.20.17

    Manatt Named a Finalist for 2017 M&A Advisor Awards

    The M&A Advisor, a preeminent organization focused on offering insights and intelligence on mergers and acquisitions, has named Manatt a finalist for its 16th annual M&A Awards. The awards recognize the leading M&A transactions, restructurings, deal financings, product/services, firms ...

  • 09.08.17

    Equifax Faces Two Class Actions Following Massive Data Breach

    Manatt’s Donna Wilson, partner and chair of the firm’s privacy and data security practice, was quoted by Law360 in an article discussing Equifax’s recent data breach.   A recent cyberattack on Equifax potentially impacted the personal data of 143 million consumers. The ...

  • 08.30.17

    Korn Provides Perspective on Madden v. Midland ‘Fix’ Bills

    Manatt’s Brian Korn, partner and co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, was featured in an article by Lend Academy on bills that are being introduced to remedy the Madden v. Midland decision.   “The Madden fix bills, if passed and signed into law, will resolve the ...

  • 08.15.17

    Burg, Marshall and Schwartz Named Lawyers of the Year

    Manatt partners Edward G. Burg, Ellen R. Marshall and James R. Schwartz have been named “Lawyers of the Year” for 2018 by Best Lawyers in America.  Only one lawyer from each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the Lawyer of the Year, making this a ...

  • 07.27.17

    Manatt Named to American Lawyer’s A-List Top 20

    Manatt has been named to The American Lawyer’s “A-List” ranking of the top 20 law firms in the nation for 2017.   The A-List rankings, which The American Lawyer says include “the most elite law firms in America,” are based on results in five areas: revenue per ...

  • 07.27.17

    Upcoming SCOTUS Cases on Bank Arbitrations, Transfers and Whistle-Blowers

    Bloomberg BNA quoted Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, on a trio of upcoming Supreme Court cases that will take up arbitration, allegation of fraudulent transfers and whistle-blower questions.  National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil ...

  • 07.26.17

    SEC Finding on Digital Tokens Could Make Waves for Fintech

    Manatt’s Brian Korn, co-chair of the firm's financial services group and chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, was quoted by Politico Pro in an article discussing a new SEC finding that could have major implications for the digital currency ...

  • 07.19.17

    The Wall Street Journal Quotes Korn on National Fintech Licenses

    The Wall Street Journal quoted Manatt's Brian Korn, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, on acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika’s support of giving national licenses to financial-technology firms.   Noreika stated that the federal banking system ...