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Goldman, JPMorgan Beat Aluminum Price-Fixing Case - Lawyers for Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, the London Metal Exchange and other defendants drove another stake through claims that the companies conspired to stockpile aluminum in warehouses and drive up prices.
Lawyers for Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, the London Metal Exchange and other defendants drove another stake through claims that the companies conspired to ...
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NCUA Win in Barclays Case May Hurt Credit Suisse, Other Banks - Handing a win to Kellogg Huber's David Frederick, the Tenth Circuit reinstated the National Credit Union Administration's lawsuit against Barclays PLC over allegedly shoddy mortgage-backed securities.
Handing a win to Kellogg Huber's David Frederick, the Tenth Circuit reinstated the National Credit Union Administration's lawsuit against Barclays PLC over a...
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Cadwalader Revives Houston Office With Addition of Energy Partner - After a dip in profits in 2014 and an emptying of the firm?s Houston office, Cadwalader is looking to regain ground with three big lateral hires, including Chad Mills, a former transactional energy partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.
After a dip in profits in 2014 and an emptying of the firm’s Houston office, Cadwalader is looking to regain ground with three big lateral hires, including C...
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Justices Won't Put Brakes on 'Largest Class Action Ever' - Declining to review a price-fixing case that defense lawyers have dubbed the "largest class action ever certified," the Supreme Court on Monday deprived Gibson Dunn's Ted Boutrous of a chance to slay another giant class suit, as he did inWal-Mart v. Dukes.
Declining to review a price-fixing case that defense lawyers have dubbed the 'largest class action ever certified,' the Supreme Court on Monday deprived Gibs...
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Hogan Lovells Seeks Freedom for Swazi Human Rights Attorney - A team of Hogan Lovells attorneys has submitted a petition to the United Nations on behalf of Swazi human rights attorney Thulani Maseko, who is halfway through a two-year prison sentence. Maseko was imprisoned along with the editor of a local magazine after publishing an article that was critical of the judiciary in Swaziland.
A team of Hogan Lovells attorneys has submitted a petition to the United Nations on behalf of Swazi human rights attorney Thulani Maseko, who is halfway thro...
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New Patent Headaches Plague Apple - The company last week found itself coping with a $530 million infringement verdict and new multi-front IP battle with Ericsson Inc.
The company last week found itself coping with a $530 million infringement verdict and new multi-front IP battle with Ericsson Inc.
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Law Firms to Form Cybersecurity Alliance - As pressure to strengthen defenses against security breaches increases, at least five firms are working to form an alliance that would allow them to ultimately share information with each other about cyber threats and vulnerability. The group, which includes Sullivan & Cromwell, Debevoise & Plimpton, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, Allen & Overy and Linklaters, will be affiliated with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center.
As pressure to strengthen defenses against security breaches increases, at least five firms are working to form an alliance that would allow them to ultimate...
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PwC, Citco Must Face Madoff Feeder Fund Class Action - Thought major investor class action litigation sparked by the Bernie Madoff affair was over? Think again.
Thought major investor class action litigation sparked by the Bernie Madoff affair was over? Think again.
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Intellectual Ventures Must Face Antitrust Claims in Banking Patent Fight - Fanning the flames of a patent dispute between patent licensing giant Intellectual Ventures and Capital One, a judge ruled that the bank's lawyers can pursue claims that IV abused its patent portfolio to "hold up" the banking sector.
Fanning the flames of a patent dispute between patent licensing giant Intellectual Ventures and Capital One, a judge ruled that the bank's lawyers can pursue...
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Ex-Bryan Cave Partner's Suicide Mars Missouri Gubernatorial Race - Thomas Schweich, a former Bryan Cave partner serving as Missouri?s state auditor, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at his home last week in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton. Schweich's death came a month after he entered the state's Republican race for governor in 2016.
Thomas Schweich, a former Bryan Cave partner serving as Missouri’s state auditor, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at his home last week in...
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Cohen Milstein Beats Claims It Usurped 'Police Power' in Painkillers Case - Facing accusations by the city of Chicago that they hid the truth about addictive painkillers, a quintet of drug companies took aim at the city's decision to hire a private law firm, Cohen, Milstein Sellers & Toll, to prosecute the case.
Facing accusations by the city of Chicago that they hid the truth about addictive painkillers, a quintet of drug companies took aim at the city's decision to...
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The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Willkie Farr & Gallagher Achieves Personal Best in 2014 - M&A and private equity work helped Willkie Farr & Gallagher?s partner profits rise 14.5 percent to $2.56 million last year. Gross revenue also increased 14.5 percent, to $640 million, while revenue per lawyer jumped 8.5 percent, to $1.155 million. All three totals marked record highs for the firm.
M&A and private equity work helped Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s partner profits rise 14.5 percent to $2.56 million last year. Gross revenue also increased 14.5...
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