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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. In a suit arising from a loan default by the purchasers of a hotel, a federal judge in Georgia on Oct. 5 granted summary judgment for breach of note and breach of guaranty claims in favor of a bank that assumed the loan from a failed bank, rejecting […]

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TweetA federal district court did not err in granting Citibank N.A.’s motion for summary judgment in a securities lawsuit regarding Morgan Stanley & Co. International’s failure to pay on a Credit Default Swap (CDS), a Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Oct. 2 in affirming “substantively for the reasons stated by the District […]

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TweetThe defendant employer succeeded on summary judgment in Bennett v. Health Management Systems, but the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, First Department has given defendant employers a higher hurdle in discrimination cases. A unanimous court ruled that employers seeking to defeat discrimination actions brought under New York City’s Human-Rights Law (“HRL”) through summary judgment […]

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