A Divorce Lawyer’s Guide to the Illinois Fraudulent Transfer ActBy Andrew R. Schwartz, Thomas J. Kanyock, and Karen JeffreysSeptember 2011Article, Page 462Sometimes a dissipation-of-assets claim under the IMDMA isn't enough when a recalcitrant spouse hides assets. Never fear - the Illinois Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act is here.
The CFAA: New Remedies for Employee Computer AbuseBy Linda K. Stevens and Jesi J. CarlsonMarch 2008Article, Page 144The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act provides a path to federal court for employer-victims of computer abuse by employees and other insiders.
Asked and AnsweredApril 2007Column, Page 210"Fraud" versus "fraudulent misrepresentation."
The Mortgage Rescue Fraud ActBy James K. WestonJanuary 2007Column, Page 52This law, effective January 1, is designed to protect soon-tobe-forclosed landowners from a "rescue" scam.
New rules for work-at-home solicitations - PA094-0999December 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 650The Illinois General Assembly has added Section 2XX to the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act (Act), adopting new rules to govern the solicitation of work-at-home employees. 815 ILCS 505/2XX.
A big win for Big TobaccoBy Helen W. GunnarssonFebruary 2006LawPulse, Page 62The Illinois Supreme Court barred plaintiffs' class action claim and overturned a $10-plus billion award against Philip Morris. But experts doubt the case will have much precedential power outside Illinois.