Popular Litigation Topics & News

  • SEC’s Rio Tinto Fraud Case Trimmed, But Moves Forward
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's suit against mining giant Rio Tinto over its public forecasts for the success of an ultimately decimated Mozambique mining project can go forward, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled Monday, though multiple claims were dismissed. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-03-18
    6 hours ago
  • ‘Questions for the Bench’: U.S. District Judge Mark Cohen in Atlanta
    "If I could mandate one change in the practice of law, it would be to ban the use of e-mail communication between civil practitioners."         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-03-18
    6 hours ago
  • Tivity Atty’s ‘Suspicious Stock Sales’ Support Suit, Judge Says
    Fitness and wellness program provider Tivity Health lost a bid to kill a stock-drop suit on Monday when a Tennessee federal judge said allegations of "suspicious stock sales" by executives, including Tivity's chief legal officer, bolstered the case against the company. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-03-18
    6 hours ago
  • Qualcomm Can’t Shake Investor Suit Over Licensing Battles
    Qualcomm Inc. lost its bid Monday to shut down investors’ claims that the chipmaker and its top officials lied about the company’s anti-competitive licensing practices that ultimately sparked an enforcement action, tanked the company’s stock price and cost shareholders billions. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-03-18
    7 hours ago
  • Level 3 Investors’ Deal Denied After CenturyLink Tie-up OK’d
    A Colorado federal judge has declined to approve a settlement of claims brought by a class of Level 3 Communications Inc. shareholders who sued to block the company's sale to CenturyLink for $34 billion, saying the suit is likely moot because the shareholders have approved the deal. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-03-18
    7 hours ago
  • Sanctions Sought Over Appeal In Synergy Pharma’s Ch. 11
    A New York bankruptcy judge was asked on Friday to sanction a committee of equity holders and attorneys from Stevens & Lee PC involved in the Chapter 11 case for Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc., saying the group has jeopardized the case by appealing matters it already agreed to support. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-03-18
    8 hours ago
  • Manatt Sues Brown Rudnick Over Contingency Win by Ex-Partner
    The case marks the second time in last five years that a lateral move involving D.C. litigator Benjamin Chew has led to headaches.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-03-18
    9 hours ago
  • Quinn Emanuel Hits Back Against Uber’s Disqualification Bid in Sidecar Case
    The firm claims that its prior representation of Uber wasn't substantially related to the antitrust claims it's pursuing on behalf of the ride-hailing app's defunct rival Sidecar.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-03-18
    9 hours ago
  • Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Tap Latham, Foley Hoag in College Fraud Case
    Big Law defenders from Latham & Watkins and Foley Hoag are getting the work representing Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, respectively, in the college admissions fraud case in Boston.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-03-18
    11 hours ago
  • Kent R.E. Whitney, David Lee Parrish, The Church for the Healthy Self a/k/a CHS Trust, and CHS Asset...
    SEC Halts Ponzi Scheme Targeting Vietnamese Investors ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-03-18
    11 hours ago
  • Sotomayor Is ‘Profoundly Troubled’ by Racial Bias in Georgia Death Penalty Case
    "I concur in the denial of Tharpe's petition. I write because I am profoundly troubled by the underlying facts of this case," Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Monday.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-03-18
    13 hours ago
  • Dale M. Walker
    SEC Charges Former Municipal Officer with Fraud in Connection with Public Pension Funds ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-03-15
    3 days ago
  • Edward Withrow, et al.
    SEC Obtains Final Judgment Against Former Medical Diagnostics Company Chairman ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-03-15
    3 days ago
  • Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, et al.
    SEC Charges Volkswagen, Former CEO with Defrauding Bond Investors During "Clean Diesel" Emissions Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-03-15
    4 days ago
  • Christina Marie Daniels, et al.
    Court Enforces SEC Subpoenas Ordering Witnesses to Produce Documents and Appear for Testimony ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-03-15
    4 days ago