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EPA finds undisclosed emissions cheating software in Fiat Chrysler cars and trucks

January 13, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday that it is looking into emissions-control software in more than 100,000 diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram pickup... Read More


VW pleads guilty to criminal allegations, agrees to $4.3 billion in penalties

January 10, 2017 - Volkswagen AG and the U.S. government are nearing an agreement in which the German automaker would plead guilty to criminal misconduct for its emissions scandal and pay $4.3 billion in... Read More


Beasley Allen named to Executive Committee in Wells Fargo ERISA litigation

November 30, 2016 - Lawyers at Beasley Allen have been appointed to the Executive Committee in litigation filed on behalf of Wells Fargo employees claiming that the bank’s fake-account scandal is... Read More


Beasley Allen joins other firms in filing class action alleging additional VW emissions cheats

November 11, 2016 - Beasley Allen has joined with additional law firms to file a new class action lawsuit after it was revealed that Volkswagen used an emissions cheat device in Audi vehicles equipped with... Read More


FCC looking to limit mandatory arbitration agreements in telecommunications contracts

October 27, 2016 - Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it has started working on rules that would limit the use of arbitration agreements in contracts customers sign with Internet service... Read More


UPDATE: Judge grants final approval to $15 billion VW emissions cheat settlement agreement

October 25, 2016 - Judge Charles Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has officially approved the settlement agreement involving claims related to a Volkswagen (VW)... Read More


Judge set to finalize agreement over VW emissions cheat scandal

October 19, 2016 - On Oct. 18, Judge Charles Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California indicated he is prepared to approve a settlement involving claims related to a Volkswagen... Read More


Wells Fargo CEO refuses to release customers from arbitration after fraud

September 30, 2016 - After federal regulators revealed massive fraud scheme at Wells Fargo that victimized the bank’s own customers, CEO defends binding arbitration contracts and refuses customers their day... Read More


Three kinds of SEC cases where whistleblower support is invaluable

September 21, 2016 - Since the launch of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) whistleblower program, the SEC has received more than 14,000 tips from whistleblowers, including tips from every state... Read More


Millions of Wells Fargo customers victims of fraud

September 8, 2016 - Federal regulators revealed an investigation has uncovered a massive fraud scheme at Wells Fargo, whose victims were the bank’s own customers. Read More


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