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    Atty Seeks $2M Damage Challenge After Frivolous Suit Ruling

    In the wake of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling questioning the constitutionality of punitive damages against attorneys for pursuing frivolous litigation, a lawyer facing a nearly $2 million verdict over a purportedly meritless lawsuit urged a trial...

    ISPs Say Internet Will Remain Open After FCC Regs Rollback

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s announcement that he wants to open a probe regarding broadband’s classification as a Title II common carrier has drawn the applause of internet service providers, including AT&T, Comcast and Verizon, and the ire of internet...

    ISPs Say Internet Will Remain Open After FCC Regs Rollback

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s announcement that he wants to open a probe regarding broadband’s classification as a Title II common carrier has drawn the applause of internet service providers, including AT&T, Comcast and Verizon, and the ire of internet...

    Seller In Stock Row Slams $20M Award In Federal Court

    A Canadian hedge fund founder urged a California federal court Friday to vacate a $20 million arbitration award he and others were ordered to pay a trading company that claims to have been the victim of a complex international stock scam, saying the Financial...

    US Investors In Chinese Online Lender Fight To Preserve Suit

    Shareholders in Chinese peer-to-peer lending company Yirendai Ltd. asked a California federal judge on Thursday to keep their securities fraud suit against the company and its executives alive, saying their request to dismiss the case rested on mischaracterizations...

    US Investors In Chinese Online Lender Fight To Preserve Suit

    Shareholders in Chinese peer-to-peer lending company Yirendai Ltd. asked a California federal judge on Thursday to keep their securities fraud suit against the company and its executives alive, saying their request to dismiss the case rested on mischaracterizations...

    Brazilian Fund Intermediary Wants $3.6M Award Confirmed

    A Brazilian intermediary for investment funds on Friday asked a New York federal court to confirm an arbitral award, now exceeding 11.4 million Brazilian reais ($3.6 million), against a broker after a tribunal found that the broker had failed to pay a...

    Brazilian Fund Intermediary Wants $3.6M Award Confirmed

    A Brazilian intermediary for investment funds on Friday asked a New York federal court to confirm an arbitral award, now exceeding 11.4 million Brazilian reais ($3.6 million), against a broker after a tribunal found that the broker had failed to pay a...

    Quest To Pay $6M To End Blood Test FCA Suit

    Quest Diagnostics Inc. agreed to pay $6 million to escape a long-running False Claims Act suit accusing a company it acquired of shelling out kickbacks to doctors who referred patients for blood tests, the government said Friday. ...read more

    Quest To Pay $6M To End Blood Test FCA Suit

    Quest Diagnostics Inc. agreed to pay $6 million to escape a long-running False Claims Act suit accusing a company it acquired of shelling out kickbacks to doctors who referred patients for blood tests, the government said Friday. ...read more

    Quest To Pay $6M To End Blood Test FCA Suit

    Quest Diagnostics Inc. agreed to pay $6 million to escape a long-running False Claims Act suit accusing a company it acquired of shelling out kickbacks to doctors who referred patients for blood tests, the government said Friday. ...read more

    Retrophin Waived Privilege Rights Over Katten Docs, Shkreli Says

    Retrophin Inc.’s cooperation with the government in the criminal case against Martin Shkreli and the company’s separate action against the former Turing Pharmaceuticals Inc. CEO amounts to a “wholesale waiver” of privilege over...

    Retrophin Waived Privilege Rights Over Katten Docs, Shkreli Says

    Retrophin Inc.’s cooperation with the government in the criminal case against Martin Shkreli and the company’s separate action against the former Turing Pharmaceuticals Inc. CEO amounts to a “wholesale waiver” of privilege over...

    W.Va. University Sues Dow Over Groundwater Contamination

    West Virginia State University slapped Dow Chemical Co. and several other chemical manufacturers with a lawsuit Thursday for allegedly contaminating the groundwater underneath the university’s property, saying the companies flouted environmental...

    FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan Sets Up Repeal Without Replace

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to undo the reclassification of broadband as a utility leaves open-ended how, or if, the FCC will continue to compel broadband providers to follow net neutrality principles, experts...

    FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan Sets Up Repeal Without Replace

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to undo the reclassification of broadband as a utility leaves open-ended how, or if, the FCC will continue to compel broadband providers to follow net neutrality principles, experts...

    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...

    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...

    SEC Seeks $363K Secretly Owned By Jailed Fund Manager

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asked a California federal judge on Thursday to let it seize $363,000 in a frozen investment account, saying an investor from Monaco who claimed to own the account was coached to do so by convicted fund manager...

    SEC Seeks $363K Secretly Owned By Jailed Fund Manager

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asked a California federal judge on Thursday to let it seize $363,000 in a frozen investment account, saying an investor from Monaco who claimed to own the account was coached to do so by convicted fund manager...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    FCC's Clyburn Pushes Help For Independent Programmers

    Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on Thursday called for the FCC to move forward with a final order to boost independent programmers by limiting certain provisions in agreements between them and pay-TV providers. ...read more

    FCC's Clyburn Pushes Help For Independent Programmers

    Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on Thursday called for the FCC to move forward with a final order to boost independent programmers by limiting certain provisions in agreements between them and pay-TV providers. ...read more