Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta asked a federal appeals court to overturn his insider-trading conviction, with his lawyer arguing that prosecutors shouldn’t have been allowed at his jury trial to use secretly wiretapped calls in which he wasn’t a participant.
Google Inc. asked an appeals court to deny class status to a group of authors who claim in a $3 billion lawsuit that the company’s project to digitally copy millions of books from libraries violates their copyrights.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP introduced Manatt Digital Media, an entity combining legal, consulting and investment services for digital-media, entertainment and advertising clients. It will be led by Los Angles partner T. Hale Boggs.
The Major League Baseball debut of No. 1 draft pick Stephen Strasburg has at least one Washington Nationals fan dreaming of a mythical pitcher with a 100 mile-an- hour fastball who can single-handedly win games.
The trustee liquidating Bernard L. Madoff ’s investment firm filed more than $50 billion in so- called clawback suits to compensate victims of the con man’s fraud since his arrest two years ago for masterminding the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.
Barclays Plc’s deferred prosecution for improper dealings with sanctioned countries ended after the judge overseeing the U.S. case weighed whether the bank’s admissions in a probe involving manipulation of the London interbank offered rate should affect the deal.