Popular Litigation Topics & News

  • Litigators of the Week: Kirkland Trio Drive Home a Pair of Class Action Wins
    Kirkland & Ellis partners Rick Godfrey, Wendy Bloom and Andrew Bloomer successfully defended class actions against General Motors and Polaris.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-04-03
    4 hours ago
  • IEX To Pay Nothing In Settling Nasdaq’s Trading IP Suit
    Nasdaq has agreed to settle a patent dispute against the IEX stock exchange over electronic trading platform technologies, the companies said Thursday, which will see neither party pay for the trouble. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-04-02
    11 hours ago
  • OwnZones Media Network, Inc., Daniel Goman, and Joseph Goman
    SEC Charges Beverly Hills-Based Entertainment Technology Company in $45 Million Offering Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-04-02
    11 hours ago
  • Trump Admin Escapes States’ Suit Over ‘2-For-1’ Order
    The Trump administration on Thursday won a bid to nix a suit in D.C. federal court brought by three state attorneys general over a 2017 executive order requiring federal agencies to repeal at least two existing regulations for every new regulation that agency issues. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-04-02
    11 hours ago
  • DOJ, States, SEC Pursue COVID-19 Enforcement Actions
    A Baker Donelson government enforcement group looks at the building effort targeting COVID-19 scams and virus-related crimes, including the arrest of a California man who solicited investments in a company that he claimed "would be used to market pills to prevent coronavirus infections and an...Read the whole entry... »         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-04-02
    11 hours ago
  • Coffee Chain Takes Heat In Investors’ New Stock-Drop Suit
    Chinese coffeehouse chain Luckin' Coffee Inc. was slapped with a stockholder suit in New York federal court Thursday alleging the company's negligence and misinformation caused the stock to nosedive amid reports that a senior executive and employees fabricated transactions. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-04-02
    11 hours ago
  • 2nd Circ. Snubs Ship Co. Shareholders’ ‘Death Spiral’ Claims
    The Second Circuit on Thursday affirmed the dismissal of a proposed shareholder class action accusing a holding company that owns tanker vessels of deploying a "death spiral financing scheme" to manipulate the market. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-04-02
    12 hours ago
  • As COVID-19 Cools Courts, Business Is Booming for Mediators
    "Business is dramatically increasing, as long as mediators are able to offer options for remote attendance," said Mark Lemke, incoming president of the Southern California Mediation Association.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-04-02
    12 hours ago
  • SEC Chief Says Coronavirus Won’t Stop Reg BI Plans
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Chairman Jay Clayton said Thursday that the June 30 compliance deadline remains in effect for Regulation Best Interest despite the continued impacts of the coronavirus on financial markets. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2020-04-02
    12 hours ago
  • Marriott Hit With Class Action After Latest Data Breach Revelation
    The new case was filed in the wake of Marriott's announcement Tuesday that it had been the victim of another data intrusion, one that could affect as many as 5.2 million people.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-04-02
    12 hours ago
  • At the Supreme Court, DOJ Fights a Navy Vet’s $35K Fee Request
    The dispute confronts provisions of the Equal Access to Justice Act, a law that allows "prevailing party" plaintiffs in certain instances to recoup litigation fees in cases involving federal agencies.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2020-04-02
    14 hours ago
  • Jeffrey E. Wall and The Lighthouse Events, LLC
    Highlights Issue of Fraud in Faith-Based Communities ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-04-01
    1 day ago
  • Bryan Cohen and George Nikas
    Former Investment Banker Found Liable in International Insider Trading Scheme ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-03-30
    4 days ago
  • Adam Matthew Root
    SEC Charges Individual Involved in Offering Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-03-26
    1 week ago
  • David M. Mahan
    SEC Charges Pharmacy Chain Employee with Insider Trading ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2020-03-26
    1 week ago