GGW LLC and its affiliates ("GGW"), which produce and distribute the soft core pornography videos known as "Girls Gone Wild", recently filed for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The filing follows years of legal troubles...
Last week I
published a blog post on the US Supreme Court's unanimous decision in Bullock
v. BankChampaign, N.A. , No. 11-1518 (May 13, 2013) ( pdf )
[ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ],
that focused on...
An interesting and growing debate in the antitrust arena
is whether most favored nation ("MFN") pricing provisions are pro-competitive
or anticompetitive. For many years, MFN provisions have been considered a
fairly noncontroversial contract...
Proposes Expansion of USPTO's Business Method Patent Challenge Proceeding
As I pointed
out last week , Congress is considering fixes to the U.S patent
system are designed to combat the patent troll problem. On May 7, S.866
or the "Patent...
Primedia, Inc., Shareholders Litigation , Cons., C.A. No. 6511-VCL (Del.
Ch. May 10, 2013) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
Issue Addressed :
Whether insider trading claim based on state law...
The bankruptcy context is particularly ripe for D&O
claims, and it also represents a particularly difficult claims context for
D&O insurers. Anyone with any doubts about just how complicated bankruptcy
claims can be will want to take a look...
By Armando F. Benincasa, Brian J. Pulito and Thomas J. Sengewalt
After a 16-month investigation, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced Monday that hydraulic fracturing for natural gas by WPX Energy, Inc. was not responsible...