U.S. News & World Report’s law school rankings for 2015 are led by the usual schools, with one exception: Duke University’s School of Law broke into the top tier for the first time since 2010 by tying for 10th with University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , the world’s largest retailer, is resuming normal operations at half the stores hampered by Japan’s strongest earthquake as residents struggle to find water, food and other necessities.
Mayhem erupted around Boston early today as police pursued suspects thought to be armed with automatic weapons and explosives, heightening tensions in a city reeling from this week’s terrorist bombings.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Jorge Paulo Lemann’s 3G Capital agreed to buy HJ Heinz Co. for about $23 billion as the billionaires increased their bets on consumer products. Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP represented Berkshire Hathaway. Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented 3G Capital, and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP provided legal counsel to the ketchup maker.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. last year laid out plans to set up retail stores in India. The world’s largest retailer faces a setback to those ambitions after ending a six- year local partnership with billionaire Sunil Mittal.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, is in talks with partner Bharti Enterprises Pvt. about opening retail outlets in India after the government eased rules for foreign ownership in multibrand store chains.