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Banking and finance legal blog posts, publishing by banking lawyers and law firms with expertise in banking law.

How to stop Rampant Wall Street Fraud…

by lawsherm September 17, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Rampant Securities Fraud – Why it Exists; How to Stop It… Life is about playing by rules. Sometimes we make a pact to voluntarily follow a set of rules – like when we play golf or tennis or darts or ping pong. Other times we are requited to obey a rule regardless of whether following […]

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Avoid Common Legal Mistakes in Forex Trading

by Penny Cooper September 7, 2012 Banking

Forex trading is a risky business where a lot of money changes hands. Also as international currencies are involved; laws, rules and regulations are not always clear and precise. To counter these vulnerabilities most governments have placed stringent rules and regulations when it comes to foreign exchange trading. Forex regulations are controlled and monitored by […]

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Be aware of loan laws before you borrow

by michelle31 September 3, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Securing a loan is a complex transaction that consists of different operations to be performed like knowing the track record of the lender, the amount that has to be borrowed, terms and conditions and the benefits associated with it. Only when all these details are known the loan that is acquired will be a safe […]

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Forex- The Legit Way

by lilycarter01 August 26, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

In July 2010, the Daily Finance website carried an interesting report on weird laws in many parts of the world. For instance, the law in Italy that imposes a $430 fine on unsuspecting tourists feeding pigeons in Bergamo or the Mexican law that prohibits a cyclist from lifting either foot off the pedals of the […]

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International Money Transfer Laws

by lilycarter01 August 25, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

People working overseas need to be able to send their earnings back home to their loved ones. Banks and money transfer companies allow citizens to transfer money between states and countries. Strict regulations are required especially for international money transfers as sensitive information and huge amounts of cash are involved. Transfers need to be monitored […]

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Considering Bankruptcy? These American Presidents Have Also Filed

by RyanD July 27, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Credit problems are always a challenge.  At first, you try to get your finances back on track. But that gets more difficult as creditors begin to report late payments and collections. The phone rings from morning until night with collection agents either demanding immediate payment or making you feel guilty about the debt. It’s time […]

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Understanding The Greek Bailout

by Legal Author June 26, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

The Greece bailout situation is one of the most significant news stories of recent weeks and has dominated the headlines of newspapers and TV broadcasters alike. This article will highlight – in a simplistic manner – the cause of Greece’s debt, the knock-on effect for other European countries and the possible solution to the crisis. The Cause Of Greece’s Debt Greece’s precarious situation can be pinned back to 2001 when they deceptively joined the EMU (Economical and Monetary Union) by downplaying their levels of debt in order to pass the obligatory requirements of the group. Once Greece became a part of the group, they acquired the ability to borrow […]

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Your Law Degree and the Job Market: How Finance Can Be a Plausible Career Path

by Cameron Tyler June 25, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

The economy isn’t exactly ideal for any profession, but lawyers in particular are struggling a bit more than others when it comes to securing employment in an increasingly competitive environment. An article in “The Wall Street Journal” detailed the struggle many lawyers are facing in the job market today, citing a story of one lawyer […]

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Does a Securities Investor Have Rights?

by christophers June 19, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Law blog post contributed by Christopher Stephens on behalf of Page Perry LLC, a Securities Arbitration Firm. The answer to the above question is, of course, “Yes!” This answer is particularly important in that the New York Stock Exchange has estimated that some 200 million Americans either directly or indirectly (e.g. public pension funds or […]

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Protecting Consumers—A Glance at Obama’s Credit Card Act and Its Effectiveness

by Legal Author June 13, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Below is a legal blog post regarding Obama’s Credit Card Act in the US and its effectiveness. In 2009, now three years ago, President Obama signed into effect the Credit Card Act. The Act was designed to protect debt-swallowed consumers from surprise charges and fees put in fine print by credit card companies. While the […]

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Managing the finances of a law firm: Donns collapsed owing £2.4m to Co-op Bank

by Ralli May 22, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Managing the finances of a law firm, especially in the current climate, is very demanding – but of course I would say that. However, what went so wrong here? A well respected firm in a fine city, operating in a buoyant market too. And financed by that most prudent of banks, Co-op. The clue is […]

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Changes to Mortgage Penalty Rules in Canada

by Legal Author April 17, 2012 Banking and Finance Law

Below is a guest law blog article on changes to mortgage penalty rules under Canadian Law. The Canadian Government announced some major changes to its legislation this January to make sure that the Canadian consumers are protected. There have been a lot of major changes made to mortgage loan section of the Canadian Law. Mortgage […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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