Popular Litigation Topics & News

  • Daily Dicta: In Memoriam: Lawyers in Love
    If Judith represented the changing face of the legal profession, then Bill was a throwback to an earlier, more genteel era.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-07-21
    15 hours ago
  • Greg Craig’s Team Ditches Plan to Introduce Law Firm Evidence, Resolving Judge’s Recusal...
    The prosecution of former Skadden partner Greg Craig in Washington had kicked up a judicial ethics question when the defense team said they wanted to introduce evidence linked to the judge's former law firm.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-07-20
    2 days ago
  • FTC Pushes Back at DOJ Over Qualcomm Antitrust Case
    Justice Department's concerns about national security are "unsubstantiated," the commission says, and an improper attempt to shield Qualcomm from the antitrust laws.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-07-20
    2 days ago
  • California Judge Leans Toward New Trial or Slashing Damages on $2B Roundup Verdict
    Alameda County Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith found in a tentative ruling that the trial evidence did not support that Monsanto “consciously disregarded a known probable danger that its Roundup herbicide contained carcinogens, requiring a reduction of damages.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Attys Seek $6M Award For El Pollo Loco Stock-Drop Deal
    Lawyers have asked a California federal court to award them $6 million in attorneys’ fees after settling a suit for an investor class that claimed El Pollo Loco’s top executives concealed the source of the chicken chain's decreasing sales then sold their own shares ahead of a stock plunge. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Ex-Credit Suisse Director Cops To Role In $2B Loan Fraud
    A former Credit Suisse managing director on Friday admitted to his role in a bribery and investor fraud scheme involving $2 billion in loans to state-backed companies in Mozambique, telling a New York federal judge he conspired to defraud those who invested in the debt. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Did Fla. Federal Judge Have to Drop a Case Because His Wife Works for Defense Firm Holland & Kni...
    U.S. District Chief Judge Mark E. Walker's order hinted that the Holland & Knight attorney might have been hired purposely to get him off the case. Legal ethics experts weigh whether the judge really needed to step aside.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Failed Tech Co. Execs Get Claims Trimmed In Investor’s Suit
    The Delaware Chancery Court has partly dismissed a suit brought against former executives at now-defunct Basho Technologies Inc. by an investor, who accused them of violating their fiduciary duties by inducing him to invest millions in what they knew was a failing enterprise. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Chancery Nixes Investor Bid For $5B Jarden Appraisal Bump
    A Delaware vice chancellor on Friday rejected a post-deal appraisal challenge by hedge fund investors that claimed the $13.2 billion sale of Jarden Corp. to Newell Rubbermaid Corp. in 2016 was undervalued by roughly $5 billion, citing recent Delaware Supreme Court decisions as a road map in setting the merger's fair share value. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • CFTC Gets $2.9M Win Against No-Show Alleged Fraudster
    A Texas federal judge granted the Commodity Futures Trading Commission a $2.9 million final judgment on Friday against an alleged fraudster who never appeared in the case or responded to the agency’s complaint. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Gary Winemaster, Craig Davis and James Needham
    SEC Charges Engine Manufacturing Company Executives with Accounting Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Garrett M. O’Rourke and Michael J. Black
    SEC Obtains Asset Freeze in Microcap Pump and Dump Scheme Targeting Elderly Retail Investors ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Carol J. Wayland, et al.
    SEC Obtains Final Judgments against Issuers and Promoters for Oil Well Offering Fraud ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Ying
    SEC Obtains Final Judgment Against Former Equifax Executive Charged with Insider Trading ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-07-18
    3 days ago
  • Mark Loman
    SEC Charges Former Company Controller with Insider Trading ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-07-18
    3 days ago
  • Potential Lawsuit: Ford Fuel Economy Rating Lawsuit News and legal Information
    Ford announced in February 2019 that its fuel economy ratings were not accurate on some of its vehicles due to its fuel economy testing procedures. As a result of the automaker’s admittedly flawed testing, a Ford Fuel Economy class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of consumers who claim their vehicle is getting mileage per gallon (MPG) substantially different than the MPG advertised. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2019-07-16
    6 days ago