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  • Fresenius, Akorn Set To Fight Over Busted Tie-Up’s $117M Tab
    The Delaware Chancery Court set the stage Friday for the next high-stakes chapter in the landmark battle over a broken $4.3 billion merger between Akorn and Fresenius, with Fresenius slated to argue that Akorn owes $117.4 million while Akorn fights against surrendering a single penny. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-01-17
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  • Ex-NY Congressman Gets Over 2 Years For Insider Trading
    Former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York was sentenced to over two years in prison Friday for leaking inside information to help his son avoid biotech investment losses and then lying to the FBI. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-01-17
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  • Liberty Tax Beats Investors’ Suit Over CEO Misconduct Claims
    A proposed class action against Liberty Tax Inc. failed to show that the company's stock price was hurt by turmoil connected to misconduct claims against the company's founder, a New York federal judge ruled Friday. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-01-17
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  • Podcast: ‘Big Law Loves Litigation Financing’: Legalist’s GC Breaks It Down
    Third-party funding is a recipe for Big Law attorneys to increase their book of business and make clients happy, says Legalist GC Curtis Smolar, a former Fox Rothschild partner.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-01-17
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  • Lender Curo Denies Wrongdoing In Answer To Investor Suit
    Online lender Curo is fighting back against investors' proposed securities class action accusing it of concealing the impact of an aggressive product transition on its bottom line, saying shareholders have failed to show how the company misled them. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-01-17
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  • Ribbon Communications Investor Sues To Block $456M Deal
    An investor filed a lawsuit in Delaware federal court Thursday seeking to block Ribbon Communications Inc.’s proposed $456 million acquisition of ECI Telecom Group Ltd., claiming not enough information has been disclosed for stockholders to make an informed vote on the transaction. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-01-17
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  • Daniel Markel
    SEC Charges Operator of Substance Abuse Center with Securities Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-01-17
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  • And the LOTW Runners Up…
    Honorable mention goes to lawyers from Irell & Manella; Gibson, Dunn; Hogan Lovells; Covington & Burling; Willkie Farr; Quinn Emanuel and Sidley Austin.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-01-17
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  • Hill International, Inc. et al.
    SEC Charges Construction Management Consulting Company and Former Employees with Accounting Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-01-17
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  • Ken Starr, Alan Dershowitz Join Trump Impeachment Team
    Dershowitz on Friday said on Twitter that he will present oral arguments on the constitutional grounds against impeachment.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-01-17
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  • Litigators of the Week: Big Law Trio Deflate Suits Against Viagra and Cialis
    'The suggestion that these medicines might be linked to melanoma in patients was something our clients felt very strongly was not true.'         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-01-17
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  • Phila. Judge Cuts $8 Billion Risperdal Verdict Down to $6.8 Million
    Although the two-sentence order did not outline his reasoning for drastically cutting the $8 billion jury award, the decision brings the punitive damages award to 10 times the $680,000 compensatory award for plaintiff Nicholas Murray.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-01-17
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  • Allan L. Lundervold
    SEC Charges Individual with Acting as an Unregistered Broker ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-01-16
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  • Drake et al., Messier et al., Brooks
    SEC Charges Eight Unregistered Brokers for Their Participation in Fraudulent Offerings of Microcap Securities ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-01-16
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  • Todays Growth Consultant Inc. and Kenneth D. Courtright, III
    SEC Obtains Emergency Asset Freeze, Charges Businessman with Operating a Ponzi-Like Scheme ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-01-15
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