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Never Give Up? Never Surrender? Probably Bad Advice in the North Carolina Business Court
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Mack Sperling

Section 6-21.5 of the North Carolina General Statutes is the closest thing the State has to " loser pays ." It allows for the award of attorneys' fees to a prevailing party "if the court finds that there was a complete absence of a... Read More

A Million Dollars in Fees for Class Counsel in Wachovia/Wells Fargo Merger Lawsuit
Posted on 17 Apr 2014 by Mack Sperling

When I first looked at Judge Murphy's (unpublished) Order in Ehrenhaus v. Baker earlier this month awarding attorneys' fees to the class action attorneys who sued Wachovia and Wells Fargo over their merger in 2008, I was disappointed, though the... Read More

Further To Wal-Mart’s Pre-Enforcement Action Professional Fees And Expenses
Posted on 28 Aug 2013 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor This recent guest post on the FCPA Blog regarding Wal-Mart, specifically its disclosed pre-enforcement action professional fees and expenses, stated “some FCPA watchers are so indignant... Read More