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Susan M. Finegan Named To Massachusetts Commission On Judicial Conduct

BOSTON - Susan M. Finegan , a member of the Litigation Practice and chair of the Pro Bono Committee of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. , has been appointed to the Massachusetts Commission on Judicial Conduct (CJC). Finegan, who was...

Tom Moylan
Abbott, B. Braun, Boehringer Ingelheim Settle Drug-Pricing Cases For $421M

BOSTON -- (Mealey's) Drug and medical supply makers Abbott Laboratories Inc., B. Braun Medical Inc. and Roxane Laboratories (now known as Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc.) have agreed to pay a total of $421 million to settle False Claims Act allegations...

Timothy Raub
SEC Reaches $137M Settlement With Bank Of America Subsidiary In Municipal Bond Investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A former subsidiary of Bank of America Corp. that is now part of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith LLP on Dec. 7 agreed to a $137 million settlement of a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into allegations...

Stephen Fisher, Janet Kim Lin, Gail Manuguid
Court Dismisses Viacom's $1 Billion Copyright Claims Against YouTube

In June 2010, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of YouTube by dismissing Viacom's claims for copyright infringement. The court held that general knowledge was not enough to bar YouTube from protection under...

Michael Lefkowitz
D.C. Circuit: E-Cigarettes Are Tobacco Products, Not Medical Devices

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Electronic cigarettes, which deliver a dose of nicotine vapor without flame or smoke, are for regulatory purposes tobacco products, not medical devices, the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Dec...

Timothy Raub
Oral Argument Heard In Securities Class Action Challenging Primary Liability Of Service Providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 7 heard oral argument in a securities class action lawsuit challenging whether a service provider can be held liable in a private securities fraud action for helping or participating in...