Morrison & Foerster LLP announced leadership changes, appointing San Francisco partner Brandon Parris and Tokyo partner Randy Laxer as co-chairmen of the corporate department and New York partner Gary Lee and Tokyo partner Dale Caldwell to lead the finance group.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and other U.S. swap dealers would gain limits on the Dodd-Frank Act’s reach for overseas trades under a Securities and Exchange Commission proposal released yesterday.
Anyone clicking on the website christinequinn.com for information about the leading New York mayoral candidate might be surprised to see her characterized as a paranoid “political hack” who “runs a shell game.”
A hearing on a $55 million settlement of lawsuits over a plan to take New York’s Empire State Building public will take place tomorrow after a judge declined a request by opponents of the transaction to postpone the proceedings.
Lawyers for two supporters of New York comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu told jurors in closing arguments their clients didn’t engage in a conspiracy to funnel illegal contributions to his campaign.