Legal News

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission announced today that David C. Shonka, the Principal Deputy General Counsel at the agency, has received the 2015 Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive.

President Obama nominated Judge Susan Paradise Baxter, Inga S. Bernstein, Judge Gary Richard Brown, Judge Robert John Colville, Judge Marilyn Jean Horan, Judge Dax Eric López, and Judge John Milton Younge to serve on the United States District Courts.

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced a settlement with a Brooklyn man who entered into a cooperation agreement to help the agency mount evidence in an insider trading scheme in which illegal tips were passed via napkins or post-it notes at Grand Central Terminal.

Today, President Obama nominated John Michael Vazquez and Paula Xinis to serve on the United States District Courts.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the City of London Police signed an official memorandum of understanding Tuesday to further strengthen collaboration on cases involving intellectual property crime.