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    Axiom Asia Brings In $1B For Fourth Fund Of Funds

    Axiom Asia Private Capital has closed its fourth fund of funds with more than $1 billion in tow, the firm said Monday, with plans to invest in buyout, venture capital, growth capital and other private equity funds in the Asia-Pacific region. ...read more

    Axiom Asia Brings In $1B For Fourth Fund Of Funds

    Axiom Asia Private Capital has closed its fourth fund of funds with more than $1 billion in tow, the firm said Monday, with plans to invest in buyout, venture capital, growth capital and other private equity funds in the Asia-Pacific region. ...read more

    GM Drivers Say Sale Doesn’t Bar Ignition Switch Claims

    Drivers suing General Motors in a multidistrict litigation over alleged ignition switch defects said GM cannot hide behind its 2009 bankruptcy sale to escape successor liability, telling a New York federal judge on Friday that allowing the automaker to...

    Justices Won't Hear Google Online Child-Tracking Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it won't weigh in on whether Google and Viacom violated the Video Privacy Protection Act and other federal statutes by allegedly tracking children's internet and video-viewing activities, letting stand a...

    Justices Won't Hear Google Online Child-Tracking Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it won't weigh in on whether Google and Viacom violated the Video Privacy Protection Act and other federal statutes by allegedly tracking children's internet and video-viewing activities, letting stand a...

    Justices Won't Hear Google Online Child-Tracking Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it won't weigh in on whether Google and Viacom violated the Video Privacy Protection Act and other federal statutes by allegedly tracking children's internet and video-viewing activities, letting stand a...

    Justices Won't Hear Google Online Child-Tracking Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it won't weigh in on whether Google and Viacom violated the Video Privacy Protection Act and other federal statutes by allegedly tracking children's internet and video-viewing activities, letting stand a...

    Supreme Court Won't Block Wash. AG's CRT Price-Fixing Suit

    The U.S. Supreme Court will not interfere with a holding by Washington’s highest court that the state could pursue a lawsuit alleging a conspiracy among electronics makers to fix the prices of cathode ray tubes, saying Monday it had denied a cert...

    Curbing The Power Of Pari Passu Clauses

    The New York courts’ interpretation of the pari passu clause in Argentine bonds to provide a basis for a powerful injunctive remedy was widely viewed as novel. But a new ruling out of the Southern District of New York will likely limit the precedential...

    Curbing The Power Of Pari Passu Clauses

    The New York courts’ interpretation of the pari passu clause in Argentine bonds to provide a basis for a powerful injunctive remedy was widely viewed as novel. But a new ruling out of the Southern District of New York will likely limit the precedential...

    Curbing The Power Of Pari Passu Clauses

    The New York courts’ interpretation of the pari passu clause in Argentine bonds to provide a basis for a powerful injunctive remedy was widely viewed as novel. But a new ruling out of the Southern District of New York will likely limit the precedential...

    Opposing Class Cert. At 9th Circ. Just Got Tougher

    By eliminating the ascertainability requirement to certify a class, the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Briseno v. ConAgra Foods followed in the footsteps of the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Circuits, while disagreeing with the Third Circuit. However...

    Ex-Coin.mx Operator Cops To Bitcoin-Fueled Conspiracy

    Former Coin.mx operator Anthony R. Murgio pled guilty to three conspiracy charges on Monday, telling a Manhattan federal judge that he schemed to operate an unlicensed money exchange, to defraud banks and to obstruct an investigation into a credit union...

    Ex-Coin.mx Operator Cops To Bitcoin-Fueled Conspiracy

    Former Coin.mx operator Anthony R. Murgio pled guilty to three conspiracy charges on Monday, telling a Manhattan federal judge that he schemed to operate an unlicensed money exchange, to defraud banks and to obstruct an investigation into a credit union...

    2 More SEC Whistleblower Actions And Lessons Learned

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's recently settled cases against NeuStar and SandRidge Energy continue its efforts to bring enforcement actions for violations of whistleblower protections and provide more confirmation that the SEC considers...

    Ex-Coin.mx Operator Cops To Bitcoin-Fueled Conspiracy

    Former Coin.mx operator Anthony R. Murgio pled guilty to three conspiracy charges on Monday, telling a Manhattan federal judge that he schemed to operate an unlicensed money exchange, to defraud banks and to obstruct an investigation into a credit union...

    Ex-Coin.mx Operator Cops To Bitcoin-Fueled Conspiracy

    Former Coin.mx operator Anthony R. Murgio pled guilty to three conspiracy charges on Monday, telling a Manhattan federal judge that he schemed to operate an unlicensed money exchange, to defraud banks and to obstruct an investigation into a credit union...

    Course Corrections For Oil Spill Cleanup Reimbursements

    A D.C. federal court’s recent decision in Water Quality Insurance Syndicate v. U.S. overturned the U.S. Coast Guard National Pollution Funds Center’s action in the matter of an oil spill from an offshore supply vessel. The ruling promises new hope for...

    FCPA Predictions For 2017

    Everyone is predicting major changes in the U.S. Department of Justice's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement. I do not share this view. Frankly, FCPA enforcement is more bipartisan than other controversial enforcement programs, and the DOJ’s...

    FCPA Predictions For 2017

    Everyone is predicting major changes in the U.S. Department of Justice's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement. I do not share this view. Frankly, FCPA enforcement is more bipartisan than other controversial enforcement programs, and the DOJ’s...

    Top 8 ITC Developments Of 2016

    Looking ahead, it seems likely that the U.S. International Trade Commission will designate more cases for early disposition under the 100-day program, as the program gained increased popularity and visibility in 2016, say David Scannell and Daniel Muino...

    FCPA Predictions For 2017

    Everyone is predicting major changes in the U.S. Department of Justice's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement. I do not share this view. Frankly, FCPA enforcement is more bipartisan than other controversial enforcement programs, and the DOJ’s...

    Top 8 ITC Developments Of 2016

    Looking ahead, it seems likely that the U.S. International Trade Commission will designate more cases for early disposition under the 100-day program, as the program gained increased popularity and visibility in 2016, say David Scannell and Daniel Muino...

    FCPA Predictions For 2017

    Everyone is predicting major changes in the U.S. Department of Justice's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement. I do not share this view. Frankly, FCPA enforcement is more bipartisan than other controversial enforcement programs, and the DOJ’s...

    Easing The Process For Requesting Experimental Drugs

    The 21st Century Cures Act passed last month includes a key provision which will require pharmaceutical companies to publicly provide policies for evaluating experimental drugs requests. This law ensures that seriously ill patients in search of their...