- More trouble for BNY Mellon. Former employees seek class certification for a federal lawsuit alleging that BNY Mellon administrators breached their fiduciary duties with regard to employee pensions by engaging in currency trading fraud. They are represented by Brodsky & Smith. [Post-Gazette] You’ll recall that BNY’s currency trading is already the subject of an investigation with an exciting Pittsburgh whistleblower and several lawsuits.
- Anti-Antagonist gives lawyers a much-needed reminder to stay human. Being in touch with your feelings can help you relate to clients and ultimately resolve their disputes. [Post-Gazette]
- Highmark will hire 500 people in Pennsylvania to help administer its new federal Medicare contract. [Trib]
- State Senate approves a statewide Marcellus Shale drilling fee. This conflicts with the version of the bill in the House, which lets counties approve an optional fee. Let the games begin. [Trib] Legislators might want to consider a new poll that says most Pennsylvanians think the advantages to the industry outweigh the problems with it. [Post-Gazette]
- Politician calls for an investigation into conflict issues between the judge who let Sandusky out on bail and Second Mile. [Patriot] An Arizona man says that Penn State ignored his report of sexual abuse by a professor. Noooooo…..[Patriot]
- Trib: The NHL needs a Sunshine Law. [Trib]