Steven Donziger, a New York attorney accused of leading a racketeering scheme in an environmental lawsuit against Chevron Corp., hired appellate attorney Deepak Gupta of Washington’s Gupta Beck PLLC to represent him in an anticipated appeal, the firm said on its website.
Beats Music, whose founders turned headphones into a must-have accessory, unveiled a subscription music-streaming service that will attempt to make the money- losing category as hip and profitable as its gear.
AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, introduced a plan that lets companies cover a customer’s cost for mobile-data charges on downloads of videos, music or apps, taking the toll-free model to Internet users.
Lloyd’s of London asked a U.S. judge to declare that it and Transocean Ltd. ’s other excess-insurance carriers have no obligation to cover BP Plc clean up and damage claims resulting from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider longstanding business complaints that states including California are undermining the benefits of arbitration by requiring that consumers be allowed to press cases as a group.