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    10th Circ. Bars FCA Suit Based On First-To-File Rule

    The Tenth Circuit on Monday, in a reversal of a lower court’s ruling, shot down a lawyer’s attempt to revive his former client’s False Claims Act suit as a relator, saying the suit is barred under an FCA provision prohibiting new relators...

    Chipotle Worker Says Overtime Suit Didn't Flout Texas Court

    A Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. worker who filed a putative class action in New Jersey seeking overtime pay under an enjoined U.S. Department of Labor overtime rule change urged a Texas federal judge on Monday not to hold her and her counsel in contempt...

    NY Aims To End Questions Over Credit Bureau Cybersecurity

    New York’s bid to bring consumer credit reporting bureaus under the state’s exacting cybersecurity standards could plug some regulatory leaks that have been exposed after the colossal breach Equifax Inc. reported recently, experts say. .....

    NY Aims To End Questions Over Credit Bureau Cybersecurity

    New York’s bid to bring consumer credit reporting bureaus under the state’s exacting cybersecurity standards could plug some regulatory leaks that have been exposed after the colossal breach Equifax Inc. reported recently, experts say. .....

    NY Aims To End Questions Over Credit Bureau Cybersecurity

    New York’s bid to bring consumer credit reporting bureaus under the state’s exacting cybersecurity standards could plug some regulatory leaks that have been exposed after the colossal breach Equifax Inc. reported recently, experts say. .....

    NY Aims To End Questions Over Credit Bureau Cybersecurity

    New York’s bid to bring consumer credit reporting bureaus under the state’s exacting cybersecurity standards could plug some regulatory leaks that have been exposed after the colossal breach Equifax Inc. reported recently, experts say. .....

    Jurors Hear Secretly Recorded Spat At NY Atty's Fraud Trial

    California federal jurors were treated Monday to profanity-laden recordings secretly made by a contractor while he confronted New York attorney Joel Zweig about forging his name on a lease agreement and an affidavit, as the lawyer's trial on fraud...

    Jurors Hear Secretly Recorded Spat At NY Atty's Fraud Trial

    California federal jurors were treated Monday to profanity-laden recordings secretly made by a contractor while he confronted New York attorney Joel Zweig about forging his name on a lease agreement and an affidavit, as the lawyer's trial on fraud...

    Windstream Drops Appeal For Copyright Shield Against BMG

    Internet service provider Windstream dropped its Second Circuit appeal Monday, ending a bid for a preemptive ruling that the ISP remained protected from copyright litigation initiated by music publisher BMG Rights Management LLC for failing to end the...

    Windstream Drops Appeal For Copyright Shield Against BMG

    Internet service provider Windstream dropped its Second Circuit appeal Monday, ending a bid for a preemptive ruling that the ISP remained protected from copyright litigation initiated by music publisher BMG Rights Management LLC for failing to end the...

    Benefits Paid To Ex-Avaya Worker's Widow Deemed Unsecured

    The widow of a former Avaya Inc. employee on Monday failed in her bid to have her survivorship benefits treated as an administrative expense rather than any other unsecured claim in the company’s ongoing restructuring in New York bankruptcy court...

    'Bourne' Wannabe Gets 5 Years For Selling Satellite Secrets

    An ex-defense contractor employee with an affinity for Jason Bourne and other spy characters who tried to sell sensitive satellite information to a buyer he believed to be Russian was sentenced in California federal court Monday to five years in prison...

    'Bourne' Wannabe Gets 5 Years For Selling Satellite Secrets

    An ex-defense contractor employee with an affinity for Jason Bourne and other spy characters who tried to sell sensitive satellite information to a buyer he believed to be Russian was sentenced in California federal court Monday to five years in prison...

    'Bourne' Wannabe Gets 5 Years For Selling Satellite Secrets

    An ex-defense contractor employee with an affinity for Jason Bourne and other spy characters who tried to sell sensitive satellite information to a buyer he believed to be Russian was sentenced in California federal court Monday to five years in prison...

    Ex-NHLer Fights Team, Insurer Bids To Bench Head Injury Suit

    Former NHL “enforcer” Michael Peluso on Friday hit back at motions to dismiss his Minnesota federal suit alleging the New Jersey Devils, St. Louis Blues and insurance companies intentionally hid the dangers he faced from continued head injuries...

    Merger Bills Show Dems Embracing Antitrust Enforcement

    A pair of bills recently released by Senate Democrats to combat corporate consolidation may be destined for the scrap heap, but the legislation and the support it has garnered among Democrats show that aggressive antitrust enforcement could come to play...

    Merger Bills Show Dems Embracing Antitrust Enforcement

    A pair of bills recently released by Senate Democrats to combat corporate consolidation may be destined for the scrap heap, but the legislation and the support it has garnered among Democrats show that aggressive antitrust enforcement could come to play...

    Merger Bills Show Dems Embracing Antitrust Enforcement

    A pair of bills recently released by Senate Democrats to combat corporate consolidation may be destined for the scrap heap, but the legislation and the support it has garnered among Democrats show that aggressive antitrust enforcement could come to play...

    Chipotle Hit With Sexual Harassment, Retaliation Suit

    Workers at a California Chipotle locked a coworker in a walk-in freezer after he reported their manager for sexual harassment that included her propositioning him and pantomiming sex acts with vegetables, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

    Cancer-Focused Biotechs Launch 2 IPOs Totaling $200M

    Two cancer-focused biotechnology companies launched initial public offerings on Monday totaling $200 million, representing the latest of several venture-backed life science companies returning to the IPO pipeline after Labor Day. ...read more

    Togolese National Hit With Identity Theft, Mail Fraud Charges

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts announced on Monday that a citizen of the Republic of Togo was accused of identity theft and mail fraud last week after she allegedly picked up a package of Fitbit watches addressed to...

    Stroock, Wilf Steer Skyline's $83M NYC Development Site Buy

    Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and the Wilf Law Firm represented Skyline Developers on its purchase of a Manhattan development site located next to the University Club and the Peninsula Hotel for $83 million, according to an announcement from sell...

    Teva Sells Off Remaining Women’s Health Assets For $1.4B

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it will sell the remainder of its global women’s health portfolio in a pair of transactions totaling nearly $1.4 billion as the company turns its focus toward central nervous system and respiratory...

    Teva Sells Off Remaining Women’s Health Assets For $1.4B

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it will sell the remainder of its global women’s health portfolio in a pair of transactions totaling nearly $1.4 billion as the company turns its focus toward central nervous system and respiratory...

    Teva Sells Off Remaining Women’s Health Assets For $1.4B

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it will sell the remainder of its global women’s health portfolio in a pair of transactions totaling nearly $1.4 billion as the company turns its focus toward central nervous system and respiratory...