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General counsel at U.S. financial institutions last week began the arduous task of figuring out how to comply with the Volcker Rule — a complex, 978-page rule that imposes new regulatory tasks on companies.
Indianapolis-based WellPoint Inc. is one of the largest health insurers in the country and the single biggest carrier in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield system. The legal department, led by John Cannon, has staff in 19 states with a total employee number of 224.
Last week, lawmakers on Capitol Hill announced a breakthrough in budget negotiations that could eventually soften the pain of steep cuts to federal judiciary funding. But the word from the budget staff at the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts: It's too early to tell. Plus more in this week's column.
Fox News reporter Jana Winter may invoke New York's Shield Law to block a subpoena issued by a Colorado court to compel her to reveal her sources for an article about James Holmes, the "Batman" theater shooter, a divided state high court ruled on Dec. 10. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.