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Lead attorneys appointed in Hurricane Harvey flood litigation


Posted on: 2017-11-22

By Alyson Ward Published 6:30 am, Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Houston Chronicle

(Chron) - Federal judges Tuesday selected the lead attorneys to help guide the post-Harvey litigation involving the Addicks and Barker reservoirs, according to court records. The handful of well-known lawyers, most of them local, will wrangle a large and expanding number of lawsuits filed by property owners who were flooded by the reservoirs in late August.


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Bankers Lose Court Battle on Cutback in Fed Dividend Payments (Updated)


Posted on: 2017-10-30

Bankers Lose Court Battle on Cutback in Fed Dividend Payments (Updated)
* Bank group loses court challenge to cut in Fed dividends
* Suit said 2015 law steered $1 billion away from 72 banks

By Chris Bruce

(BNA) -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims Oct. 27 dismissed a lawsuit by the American Bankers Association lawsuit and a Seattle-based national bank that said the U.S. government breached a contract and steered more than $1 billion in Federal Reserve dividends away from banks.


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