Where is the Bull Running to for the Legal Market and for Your Practice?
April 26, 2019
Recently, several top experts shared perspectives on potential implications of the historic stock market bull run for the legal industry in general, and for litigators specifically, as they seek to advance their practices and support their clients’ needs.
The Weight of the Bull on Tomorrow’s Litigation
April 12, 2019
To provide a unique perspective on the historic bull run of the U.S. stock market, IMS ExpertServices recently interviewed several top experts in banking, finance, economics, and securities to share their thoughts and professional insights.
LIBOR Smack Down: Res Judicata Means Big Win for Banks
April 26, 2016
Ahhh … LIBOR, the Interbank Offered Rate everyone loves to hate. While you are likely familiar with the 2012 LIBOR scandal, you may not know about a recent Fourth Circuit opinion. Do you believe a bankruptcy order for foreclosure can stand as a judgment “on the merits” for a fraudulent lending claim? Do you believe an appointed Chapter 11 trustee has the incentive or means to pursue a heated LIBOR lending scandal claim in bankruptcy? Read on for more.
A “Good Gamble” Warrants Fees Even For a Bad Bet
July 16, 2015
When it comes to fee recovery, you don’t have to win to win. The Fifth Circuit recently abrogated a former opinion that analyzed the necessity of legal services with the benefit of hindsight rather than evaluating the reasonableness of the services at the time they were rendered. Now, if the gamble is good, you can still earn fees even though you placed a losing bet.