Friday miscellany: Goldman arrogance, Lawyer sues self, Icel

by Vault Law Editors | April 23, 2010

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•       Former Hogan & Hartson partner Loretta Lynch was confirmed by Senate yesterday to become the top E.D.N.Y. prosecutor, will lead probes into UBS, AIG, and Lehman Bros. (WSJ)

•       “We have a constitutional scholar in the White House who is disregarding the secular underpinnings of our government.” (Wall Street Journal)

•       Andrew Grove is suing Andrew Grove & Co, of which he is a partner, for negligence and damages in the region of £300,000 in connection with advice he received ­concerning his divorce. (The Lawyer)

•     “What is the going rate for a cert petition these days?” and other question for Sidley Austin’s Carter Philips in this video interview. (The National Law Journal)

•       “Goldman Sachs’earnings call was startlingly arrogant in not remaining silent on the SEC fraud charges. Not only did they fail to disclose the Wells Notice in a timely manner, but challenged the SEC for not giving them a chance to settle before the public announcement. Goldman’s PR machine is so poor that Republicans are being forced to work with Democrats on financial reform.” (Seeking Alpha)

•        Iceland Joke: 

It was the Icelandic economy's last wish that its ashes be scattered over the EU.

         Iceland Joke: the Sequel

Iceland goes bankrupt, then it manages to set itself on fire. This has insurance scam written all over it. (The Volokh Conspiracy)

-posted by brian

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