The U.S. government’s China expert for an economic espionage criminal trial copied verbatim from Wikipedia large portions of a report summarizing his proposed testimony and should be disqualified, defense attorneys said.
When Facebook Inc. recently lifted its restriction on public posts by teenagers, some privacy scholars applauded the move as a win for parents -- offering them a chance to teach their children about digital accountability. They may be overstating the case, however. If information and communication technologies aren’t designed to help users -- especially younger ones -- guard their information, appeals to good judgment and discipline won’t go very far.
Federal securities class actions decreased in the first half of 2012 compared with last year largely because of a decline in Chinese reverse mergers and the lowest number of mergers and acquisitions since the third quarter of 2009, according to a study.
Major League Baseball won dismissal of antitrust claims in a lawsuit accusing it of keeping the Oakland Athletics from moving to San Jose, California, to shield the San Francisco Giants from competition.
Securities-fraud class-action lawsuits dropped the first six months of this year from the latter half of 2010, even with a boost from a wave of new cases targeting Chinese reverse mergers, according to a study.
White & Case LLP hired five Linklaters LLP capital markets lawyers in Paris, all of whom join the firm as partners. Philippe Herbelin, Cenzi Gargaro and Séverin Robillard were partners at Linklaters. Gilles Endréo, formerly a partner at Linklaters, though now a consultant according to White & Case, and Thomas Le Vert, an associate, also join White & Case as partners.