Daily Archives: March 10, 2009, 11:59 pm

Former AUSA Edward O’Callaghan Joins Nixon Peabody in New York

Edward C. O’Callaghan has joined law firm Nixon Peabody as a partner in the firm’s New York City office.  The firm announced today that O’Callaghan (pictured) has joined its Government Investigations and White Collar Defense Practice Group. O’Callaghan previously spent nearly a decade as an assistant United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, the last three of…

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Tomorrow’s Webcast (March 11 )— The Subprime Boomerang: After the Writedowns Comes the Litigation

On March 11, 2009, Navigant Consulting is sponsoring a webcast entitled “The Subprime Boomerang: After the Writedowns Comes the Litigation” that will examine the landslide of subprime litigation that is now upon us. It’s been two years since concerns over subprime mortgages threw off the early sparks that eventually grew into the current global credit crisis. The crisis has given…

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Australia: Busy Times for Class Action Litigation Funder IMF (Australia)

In Australia, phones are ringing off the hook at class action litigation funder IMF (Australia) Ltd. IMF board member Hugh McLernon says IMF has experienced an “exponential” rise in the number of calls from shareholders who believe they have a claim against corporations since the bear market began, WA Today reports. IMF, Australia’s largest litigation funder, now has 10 people…

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