Delaware AG Joins New York AG In Challenging $8.5 Billion Bank Of America Settlement

Delaware Attorney General Joseph “Beau” Biden III moved on August 9 for leave to intervene in the court proceeding brought to approve Bank of America’s $8.5 billion settlement with holders of Countrywide Financial Corp.’s mortgage-backed securities. The Delaware AG challenges the fairness of the settlement, expressing concerns about the impact of the proposed settlement on the rights of the Delaware state pension funds. Motion.

Updated Attorney General Post-Election Reference Guide

Orrick has developed an Attorney General Post-Election Reference Guide to assist clients in learning about the Attorneys General (AGs) in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, including the 19 new incoming AGs. This past election was one of great significance because more than ever before in our nation’s history, AGs are recognized for playing an increasingly powerful and multifaceted role in their states. Guide.

**Due to inaccuracies in the previous version of the Guide, an updated guide is now available. For more information, please contact Lori Kalani.