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    6 Cos. Price IPOs Totaling $1B To Conclude Flurry Of Deals

    Six companies raised nearly $1 billion from initial public offerings late Thursday in a blitz of deals capping a busy week, including technology “unicorn” Cloudera Inc., which raised $225 million after pricing above range and promptly saw...

    Flawed Analyses Undermine Gold Price-Fixing Suit, Banks Say

    Barclays Bank PLC and three other banks want another shot at tossing a proposed class action accusing them of manipulating a benchmark gold price, telling a New York federal court in a letter that they have discovered errors in the statistical evidence...

    Anthem Ruling May Shake Up Companies' Merger Case Strategy

    The D.C. Circuit on Friday handed another monumental win to the U.S. in its challenge to Anthem’s $54 billion combination with Cigna, and experts say attorneys advising clients in merger cases may need to rethink their strategies following the government’s...

    Freshfields Hires US Bankruptcy Team From Arnold & Porter

    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP has hired a team of three bankruptcy and restructuring pros from Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP as partners at its New York office, in an effort to bring the firm’s U.S. bankruptcy practice up to speed with...

    Agency Vacancies Threaten Trump Rollback Of Energy Regs

    President Donald Trump's offshore drilling executive order inked Friday is the latest directive calling for the review and rollback of energy and environmental regulations crafted by the Obama administration, but former government officials say Trump's...

    FINRA Charges Broker Over Misleading Offering Docs

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority filed charges Thursday against a broker who allegedly raised more than $1.6 million from his customers using misleading offering documents that omitted facts about his fund, including that the assets were actually...

    Qualcomm Rips Apple For Unpaid Contractors In Royalty Row

    Apple Inc. ratcheted up an escalating royalties dispute with Qualcomm Inc. when it decided to withhold payments to contract manufacturers who owe royalties to the chipmaker under their licenses for sales ending March 31, Qualcomm huffed in a statement...

    Banking Giants Hit With Indirect Investors' Forex Rig Suit

    JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp. and several other major banks are facing yet another proposed class action for allegedly manipulating the foreign exchange market, after investors who indirectly bought the firms' products sued Friday...

    Banking Giants Hit With Indirect Investors' Forex Rig Suit

    JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp. and several other major banks are facing yet another proposed class action for allegedly manipulating the foreign exchange market, after investors who indirectly bought the firms' products sued Friday...

    Trump Exec Order Seeks To Expand Offshore Drilling

    President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order that directs the U.S. Department of the Interior to review his predecessor’s restrictions on offshore oil and gas drilling, declaring that America is better when it takes full advantage...

    FBI Hit With FOIA Suit Over 2007 NBA Betting Scandal

    The FBI is wrongfully withholding documents regarding the investigation and prosecution of disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy, according to a Freedom of Information Act action initiated Thursday in New York federal court by documentary filmmakers...

    FBI Hit With FOIA Suit Over 2007 NBA Betting Scandal

    The FBI is wrongfully withholding documents regarding the investigation and prosecution of disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy, according to a Freedom of Information Act action initiated Thursday in New York federal court by documentary filmmakers...

    FBI Hit With FOIA Suit Over 2007 NBA Betting Scandal

    The FBI is wrongfully withholding documents regarding the investigation and prosecution of disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy, according to a Freedom of Information Act action initiated Thursday in New York federal court by documentary filmmakers...

    FBI Hit With FOIA Suit Over 2007 NBA Betting Scandal

    The FBI is wrongfully withholding documents regarding the investigation and prosecution of disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy, according to a Freedom of Information Act action initiated Thursday in New York federal court by documentary filmmakers...

    Texas High Court Upholds Taxes On $162M In Stored Gas

    A split Texas Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the right of Harris County to tax $162 million worth of stored natural gas belonging to Energy Transfer Partners subsidiary ETC Marketing Ltd., upholding lower court rulings and rejecting ETC's argument...

    No EIS Required For USDA Role In Oregon's Wolf Program

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture escaped a lawsuit filed by conservationists over wolf removal in Oregon after a federal judge ruled Thursday the agency did not have to conduct an environmental impact statement before it killed two wolves at the state's...

    Fed. Circ. Affirms Alice Win For Nintendo On Image Patent

    The Federal Circuit on Friday agreed to free Nintendo from infringement claims over an image processing patent invalidated under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice standard, ruling the company asserting the technology for encoding and decoding information...

    DOT Raises Fines For Pipeline Safety Violations

    Entities that violate federal pipeline safety laws will face new, increased fines of $209,002 for each day the violation continues, or more than $2 million for a related series of violations, under revised maximum civil penalties that the U.S. Department...

    DOT Raises Fines For Pipeline Safety Violations

    Entities that violate federal pipeline safety laws will face new, increased fines of $209,002 for each day the violation continues, or more than $2 million for a related series of violations, under revised maximum civil penalties that the U.S. Department...

    New GM Says Tronox Decision Blocks Successor Liability

    General Motors LLC tried Thursday to use the Second Circuit’s recent Tronox ruling to shut down the onslaught of faulty ignition suits it’s been fighting for years, telling a New York federal court those claims would benefit all the creditors...

    Hobby Lobby Moots Co.'s Contraception Rule Case: 7th Circ.

    The Seventh Circuit on Friday vacated an injunction blocking the Affordable Care Act’s pre-Hobby Lobby contraceptive mandate for for-profit employers, noting the grounds for such relief were mooted when Congress amended the ACA to shield religious beliefs...

    Hobby Lobby Moots Co.'s Contraception Rule Case: 7th Circ.

    The Seventh Circuit on Friday vacated an injunction blocking the Affordable Care Act’s pre-Hobby Lobby contraceptive mandate for for-profit employers, noting the grounds for such relief were mooted when Congress amended the ACA to shield religious beliefs...

    Litigation Funders Try Speed Dating To Drum Up Business

    A few dozen litigation funders, would-be investors and lawyers scoped each other out at a hip Manhattan co-working space Friday, looking to make friends — and deals — to put private investment behind legal claims. ...read more

    Litigation Funders Try Speed Dating To Drum Up Business

    A few dozen litigation funders, would-be investors and lawyers scoped each other out at a hip Manhattan co-working space Friday, looking to make friends — and deals — to put private investment behind legal claims. ...read more

    Deals Rumor Mill: Paytm, M1, BASF

    Indian mobile payment platform Paytm has received a $1.87 billion investment from SoftBank, multiple suitors have placed bids for Singaporean wireless operator M1 and BASF will not pursue an acquisition of Akzo Nobel's chemical business. ...read more