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Author Archives: Kris Olson

Colleges’ suit over ICE policy resolved

The federal government has agreed to rescind the recently announced federal policy that would have barred all international students from remaining in the United States if they took only online classes. U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs announced the ...

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Universities face suits over fees, other payments

A federal lawsuit filed April 30 accuses Boston University of improperly retaining fees and other payments from students after “constructively evicting” students and transitioning to online classes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a suit filed the following day in U.S. District ...

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No fiduciary duty owed to IRA beneficiary

SANKT MORITZ, SWITZERLAND - AUGUST 16, 2018: UBS swiss bank sign

The commercial custodian of non-discretionary individual retirement accounts did not owe a fiduciary duty to a named beneficiary of those accounts, but the beneficiary could maintain a suit under the consumer protection statute, G.L.c. 93A, by credibly alleging that the ...

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