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Vermont News: Vermont To Receive Over $1.2 Million in a Settlement Regarding Hip Implant Devices

Montpelier, VT – Jan. 23, 2019 – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced yesterdasy that he and 45 other attorneys general reached a $120 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and DePuy to resolve allegations that DePuy unlawfully promoted its metal-on-metal hip implant devices, the ASR XL and the Pinnacle Ultamet.  Vermont will receive over … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont To Receive Over $1.2 Million in a Settlement Regarding Hip Implant Devices

Vermont News: Attorney General T.J. Donovan Resolves Consumer and Environmental Protection Cases; $3 Million Coming to The State

Montpelier, VT – Jan. 18, 2019 – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced yesterday that the State of Vermont will receive $2,941,047 million as a result of four different settlements. The settlements announced today are the results of consumer and environmental protection actions taken by the Vermont Attorney General’s Office.  “These settlements are good news … Continue reading Vermont News: Attorney General T.J. Donovan Resolves Consumer and Environmental Protection Cases; $3 Million Coming to The State

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler, Auto Parts Supplier Bosch for Adding

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that Missouri has obtained settlements providing millions of dollars for Missouri consumers who purchased or leased Fiat Chrysler vehicles containing illegal defeat devices.  The settlements also provide for combined payments of approximately $3.1 million to the State of Missouri and … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler, Auto Parts Supplier Bosch for Adding

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces For-Profit Education Company to Forgo Collecting Loans and Will Change Practices

Settlement will bring $493.7 million in debt relief for CEC students Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 4, 2018 – For-profit education company Career Education Corp. (CEC) has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices and forgo collecting about $493.7 million in debts owed by 179,529 students nationally, in a settlement with Missouri and the … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces For-Profit Education Company to Forgo Collecting Loans and Will Change Practices

JERUSALEM | Israel postpones decision on church lands bill

JERUSALEM — Israel has postponed discussion on a bill that would allow the state to seize church lands that have been sold to private developers. Under pressure from church leaders, the Israeli government on Sunday froze debate on the contentious bill. Israel’s churches have repeatedly blocked the legislation, claiming it could allow Israel to expropriate … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel postpones decision on church lands bill

MILAN | Iran sanctions, Turkish write-down hit UniCredit profit

MILAN— The Italian bank UniCredit said Thursday that third-quarter profits dropped 99 percent due to one-off provisions to cover any settlement for alleged U.S. sanctions violations in Iran and a write-down on its Turkish unit. Net profits fell to 29 million euros ($33 million), from 2.8 billion euros in the same period last year. It … Continue reading MILAN | Iran sanctions, Turkish write-down hit UniCredit profit

SEC News: SEC Charges ITG With Misleading Dark Pool Subscribers

WASHINGTON, DC – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that ITG Inc. and its affiliate AlterNet Securities Inc. have agreed to pay $12 million to settle charges arising from ITG’s misstatements and omissions about the operation of the firm’s dark pool, POSIT, and ITG’s failure to establish adequate safeguards and procedures to protect POSIT subscribers’ … Continue reading SEC News: SEC Charges ITG With Misleading Dark Pool Subscribers

HAGATNA, Guam | Guam Catholic church to file bankruptcy amid abuse lawsuits

HAGATNA, Guam— Guam’s Catholic church will file for bankruptcy — a move that will allow the archdiocese to avoid trial in dozens of lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by priests and move toward settlements. Archbishop Michael Byrnes announced Wednesday that mediation efforts that began in September led the church to bankruptcy. “This path will bring … Continue reading HAGATNA, Guam | Guam Catholic church to file bankruptcy amid abuse lawsuits