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Michael Bromwich News

  • Apple Settles E-Book Pricing Case With States, Consumers

    Apple Inc. reached a settlement with U.S. states and consumers seeking damages over the company’s fixing of electronic book prices, avoiding a July trial in which it faced as much as $840 million in claims.

  • U.S. Moratorium on Deep-Water Oil Drilling May End Early, Bromwich Says

    A U.S. moratorium on deep-water oil and gas drilling may end sooner than Nov. 30 if evidence from hearings that start this week support lifting the ban, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Michael Bromwich said.

  • Apple Objects to Monitor’s Fees in E-Books Antitrust Case

    Apple Inc. said a monitor appointed to oversee antitrust compliance at the company in the wake of its electronic books price-fixing case is “operating in an unfettered and inappropriate manner” and overbilling for it -- charging more than $138,000 in his first two weeks.

  • Apple Loses Bid to Block Antitrust Monitor in E-Book Case

    Apple Inc. antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich may continue his court-ordered duties after a judge rejected a bid by the computer maker to stop him from seeking out interviews with top company officials. Bromwich, a former U.S. Justice Department inspector general, was appointed in October to oversee the company’s compliance with terms of an electronic books price-fixing ruling. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote ruled Apple “played a central role” in the scheme and that it broke antitrust laws in its contracts with five of the six biggest book publishers.

  • Apple Objects to Monitor’s Fees in E-Books Antitrust Case

    Apple Inc. said a monitor appointed by a judge to oversee antitrust compliance in its electronic books price-fixing case is charging too much money.

  • Apple Loses Bid to Delay E-Books Antitrust Monitor

    Apple Inc., which faces as much as $840 million in state and consumer antitrust claims stemming from an electronic books lawsuit, lost its bid to halt oversight by a court-appointed compliance monitor.

  • Lifting U.S. Drilling Moratorium Is Too Risky, Bromwich Says

    Lifting the moratorium on deep-water oil drilling is too risky as companies have yet to show they are capable of preventing and containing spills following the BP Plc disaster, the main regulator for U.S. offshore drilling said.

  • Weil Gotshal Tax Partner Sontag Joins Paul Weiss in N.Y.

    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP said Scott M. Sontag, formerly of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, joined the firm as a partner in the tax department in the New York office.

  • Apple Faces $840 Million E-Books Claim, Fights Monitor

    Apple Inc. faces as much as $840 million in state and consumer antitrust claims related to electronic-book deals with publishers as it continues to oppose a court-ordered monitor in a related U.S. government case.

  • Apple Judge Explains Denial of Bid to Delay Monitor

    Apple Inc. failed to show that it was in the public interest to delay a court ruling appointing a monitor overseeing its sale of electronic books, a judge said in explaining a ruling announced earlier this week.

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