Phillip Bantz

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Phillip Bantz is a reporter for Corporate Counsel. Follow him on Twitter @PhillipBantz.

  • New York Law Journal

    New York's In-House Lawyers Get Big Paychecks

    September 16, 2019

    Three of the state’s highest paid legal department chiefs also ranked among the nation’s top 10 earners, the most prominent of whom is Morgan Stanley chief legal officer Eric Grossman—he once again is king of the cash hill, according to ALM's 2019 General Counsel Compensation Survey.

  • Corporate Counsel |News

    JPMorgan Will Pay $135M to Settle Abusive ADR Practices Claims With SEC

    December 27, 2018

    The settlement highlights the pitfalls of weak American Depositary Receipts compliance efforts as the SEC continues to crack down on the improper handling of ADRs and pre-release transactions. This was the SEC’s eighth ADR-related action against a bank or broker and its fourth action against a depositary bank.

  • Corporate Counsel |News

    American Media Inc. Hires New Top Lawyer as Longtime GC Exits

    November 14, 2018

    Jon Fine, a former media lawyer for NBC and Amazon, will replace Cameron Stracher, who had served as AMI's general counsel for more than a decade. The company is publisher of The National Enquirer and US Weekly magazine. Its CEO reportedly was granted immunity earlier this year as a witness in a federal probe of alleged violations by the Trump campaign of campaign finance laws.

  • Corporate Counsel |News

    JetBlue Lawyer Brandon Nelson Tapped to Pilot Airline's Legal Department

    November 14, 2018

    Nelson joined JetBlue in 2005 and worked his way up from manager and staff counsel to director and corporate counsel to VP and associate GC before his latest promotion. He said he was stepping into the GC role at “an exciting time in JetBlue’s history as we set our company up for its next chapter of success.”


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