Popular Litigation Topics & News

  • Quinn Emanuel Co-Founder Emanuel Retires After 3 Decades
    Eric J. Emanuel, who co-founded Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP in 1986, has retired from the firm, leaving John B. Quinn as the only active founding member, a firm spokesperson told Law360 on Thursday. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-01-17
    11 hours ago
  • After 32 Years with Quinn, Firm Co-Founder Emanuel Retires
    Eric Emanuel's retirement from Quinn Emanuel leaves managing partner John Quinn as the last of the founding partners still practicing at the 800-lawyer firm.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-01-17
    12 hours ago
  • Missouri High Court Halts Upcoming Talc Trial of 13 Women
    An order issued earlier this week sustained a petition filed by Johnson & Johnson to stop the trial, which was to begin in St. Louis on Tuesday.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-01-17
    12 hours ago
  • Brafman’s Withdrawal From Weinstein Case Underscores Tensions That Come With High-Profile Clie...
    The news this week that Benjamin Brafman would withdraw as defense counsel for former movie titan Harvey Weinstein in his sexual assault case called to mind for some attorneys the challenges they face when representing powerful clients who are used to having it their way.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-01-17
    12 hours ago
  • New Emails Suggest Gov’t Leaked Platinum Probe Info: Execs
    Two executives at the investment firm Platinum Partners asked a Brooklyn federal judge Thursday to reconsider his decision not to dismiss the criminal fraud case against them based on alleged prosecutorial misconduct, saying they recently obtained emails that show an assistant U.S. attorney met a reporter for drinks the day before the reporter published a story about the investigation. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-01-17
    13 hours ago
  • Ex-PE Boss Gets 3 Months For Lattice Insider Trading
    The co-founder and partner of China-backed private equity firm Canyon Bridge Capital Partners was sentenced to three months in prison on Thursday, after he was convicted at trial of insider trading-related charges in connection with an attempted $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-01-17
    13 hours ago
  • Court Fight Over Puerto Rico Sales Tax Deal Wraps Up
    The fate of a closely-watched deal designed to restructure nearly $18 billion in debt carried by the Puerto Rico Sales Tax Corp., or COFINA, hangs in the balance as a two-day hearing on the matter came to a close Thursday with opponents complaining it amounts to an unjust taking. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-01-17
    14 hours ago
  • UK Finance Cop ‘Aggressively’ Pursuing Robo Regulation
    The United Kingdom’s head of regulatory technology shed new light Thursday on the Financial Conduct Authority’s “aggressive” pursuit to roboticize oversight of financial services and the watchdog’s vision to automate filings not only for digital currencies but human broker-dealers and investment advisers as well. ... Read more...
    Source: Law 360Published on 2019-01-17
    14 hours ago
  • Skadden Settlement Spotlights Ex-Partner Greg Craig’s Ukraine Work
    Skadden will pay $4.6 million under a settlement agreement involving its work on behalf of the Ukrainian government.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-01-17
    14 hours ago
  • Ex-CBS Head Moonves to Fight for $120M Severance in Arbitration
    CBS said in a filing with the SEC that Moonves had informed the company Wednesday that he intended to use a binding arbitration provision in his contract to try to recover his "golden parachute" after the company determined there were grounds to fire him for cause.         ... Read more...
    Source: Litigation DailyPublished on 2019-01-17
    14 hours ago
  • Oleksandr Ieremenko, Sungjin Cho, David Kwon, Igor Sabodakha, Victoria Vorochek, Ivan Olefir, Andrey...
    SEC Brings Charges in Edgar Hacking Case ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2019-01-17
    19 hours ago
  • Potential Lawsuit: 3M Combat Arms Defective Earplugs Lawsuit News and Legal Information
    Military servicemen and women who have used dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs manufactured by 3M Company may have suffered noise-induced deafness, hearing loss, tinnitus and other problems due to a design defect that allows the earplugs to gradually, and subtly, loosen until they fail to properly provide the desired noise cancellation for certain users. ... Read more...
    Source: Lawyers and SettlementsPublished on 2019-01-15
    3 days ago
  • Cherubim Interests, Inc., PDX Partners, Inc., Victura Construction Group, Inc., and Patrick Jevon Jo...
    SEC Files Subpoena Enforcement in Possible Market Manipulation Scheme ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-12-26
    3 weeks ago
  • John T. Place, et al.
    SEC Obtains Judgment Against Former CEO in Transition Management Fraud Case ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-12-21
    4 weeks ago
  • China United Insurance Service, Inc., et al.
    SEC Charges a Taiwan-Based Insurance Company and a Former Insider with Fraudulent Market Manipulation Scheme ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-12-21
    4 weeks ago
  • Grenda Group, LLC, et al.
    SEC Settles Charges with Previously Barred Buffalo, N.Y. Adviser ... Read more...
    Source: SEC Litigation ReleasesPublished on 2018-12-20
    4 weeks ago