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December 3, 2015

In the News Today – December 3, 2015

SEC Faces “Crisis of Confidence” Over In-House Courts: Former SEC commissioner Joseph Grundfest told a congressional panel that the agency faces a “crisis of confidence” over its in-house court system and said there were “fundamental issues of fairness” raised by the agency’s increasing use of its administrative law judges. (Wall Street Journal)

5 Ethical Issues With Litigation Finance: David Lat writes of five “possible pitfalls or perils that might arise in connection with litigation funding.” He quotes ILR President Lisa A. Rickard, who warned that, “litigation financing is a sophisticated scheme for gambling on litigation, and its impact on American companies is unambiguous: more lawsuits, more litigation uncertainty, higher settlement payoffs to satisfy cash-hungry funders, and in some instances, even corruption.” (Above the Law)

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