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DLA Piper: Merger Enforcement Actions Below The HSR Threshold ˗ Top 10 Tips In Non-Reportable Transactions
Posted on 20 May 2014 by DLA Piper

By Steven Levitsky and Paolo Morante “Less is more” may be true in architecture, but in merger clearance law, “less” is still enough to trigger antitrust investigations and litigation and rescission of the whole transaction... Read More

High Court Hears Couple's Arguments Challenging Clean Water Act Order
Posted on 11 Jan 2012 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A couple told the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 9 that their inability to challenge an Environmental Protection Agency order issued under the Clean Water Act (CWA) violated their due process rights and the Administrative... Read More

High Court Says Couple Can Seek Review Of EPA's Compliance Order
Posted on 21 Mar 2012 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on March 21 unanimously found that an Idaho couple could file a lawsuit challenging a compliance order issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act (CWA) because... Read More

Federal Judge Dismisses States' Gun Lawsuit
Posted on 2 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal judge in Missoula has dismissed a lawsuit by gun rights advocates and states seeking freedom from federal gun laws, a move that the advocates promised to appeal. The decision Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy... Read More

Lawsuits Filed Against Jesuits In Oregon Bankruptcy Court
Posted on 22 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. - (AP) Attorneys representing a group of people who allege sexual abuse by Jesuit priests have filed 37 lawsuits in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Portland, seeking about $3.1 million. The Oregonian reports that the lawsuits f iled late Thursday... Read More

Mining Company To Pay $263 Million To Settle Superfund Lawsuit
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SPOKANE, Wash. - (AP) The largest mining company in Idaho's Silver Valley will pay $263.4 million plus interest to settle one of the nation's largest Superfund lawsuits one of the top 10 such settlements in history, the U.S. Environmental Protection... Read More

Judge To Hear Arguments In Wolf Delisting Lawsuit
Posted on 27 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HELENA Mont. – (AP) A federal judge in Missoula will hear oral arguments June 15 on whether gray wolves in Montana and Idaho should be removed from the list of federally protected species. U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy filed paperwork Monday... Read More

Utah Suing Federal Government Over Wilderness Plan
Posted on 1 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) The state of Utah filed a lawsuit Friday against the federal government over an Obama administration plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert... Read More

Advocates: Wolf Case A Test For Endangered Species
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal court hearing on Tuesday could decide how the federal Endangered Species Act is interpreted, and whether the government can use political considerations in choosing how and where a species can be listed under the act, according... Read More