• 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 ...

  • 09.08.17

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 07.17.17

    L.A. Judge Compels Arbitration for Class Suing Toyota

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s successful representation of Toyota Motor Corporation’s financial arm in a case challenging its lending calculations. Judge Ann I. Jones of the Los Angeles County Superior Court has ruled that class members seeking relief over alleged illegal lease ...

  • 05.12.17

    Former Judge Transitions to JAMS Neutral to Resolve Cases

    The Daily Journal quoted Manatt’s Phillip Kaplan, a partner in the firm’s financial services litigation and enforcement practice, in an article about JAMS neutral Robert Hight.Kaplan noted that Hight is a good combination of personable and persistent—traits that came into play ...

  • 04.24.17

    Cooke, Hallem, Wilson Among L.A.’s Top Women Lawyers

    The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Manatt partners Michelle Cooke, Timi Hallem and Donna Wilson as three of the most influential women lawyers in Los Angeles. The publication’s inaugural list highlights 50 of the most impactful women lawyers in Los Angeles, a region that is a ...

  • 04.05.17

    States Test Loan Rate Caps

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about interest rate caps in the marketplace lending industry.In Colorado, the state has taken aggressive steps to enforce its 12% rate cap for consumer loans, ...