Jacob E. Gersen, a professor at Harvard Law School and director of the food law lab at Petrie- Flom, discusses the Supreme Court’s ruling that Coca-Cola Co. can be sued by a rival over accusations that it deceived consumers about the amount of pomegranate juice in one of its beverages. Alina Das, associate professor of clinical law at New York University School of Law, discusses the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that most immigrant children who waited for years with their parents to obtain visas, have to go to the back of the line when they turn 21. They talk with June Grasso and Mark Mills on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law.”
Foley & Lardner LLP announced that Tad Ferris joined as a partner and co-chairman of the firm’s Greater China regulatory practice in Washington. He was previously a principal on the China team at Holland & Knight LLP.
The U.S. is pressing for guilty pleas from the parent companies of banks under investigation, including Credit Suisse Group AG, in a marked departure from the past, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
Leonard M. Rosen, a founder of the Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz law firm who helped avert a New York City bankruptcy in 1975 and created a restructuring practice that would guide the U.S. through the 2008 mortgage crisis, has died. He was 83.
Facebook Inc.’s purchase of messaging startup WhatsApp Inc., which carries a $2 billion breakup fee, will probably avoid a U.S. antitrust challenge because of the dynamic market for mobile applications.
The lawyer representing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s office in probes over deliberate traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge withdrew from unrelated litigation involving the span’s operator, a move that may have avoided a potential conflict of interest.