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.
Apple Inc. won a temporary reprieve from having a court-ordered monitor oversee its compliance with an antitrust ruling on electronic book prices until a federal appeals court holds a hearing on its bid for a longer stay.
Chevron Corp., which faces a $19 billion damage award in an Ecuador environmental case, shouldn’t be allowed to obtain information about the e-mail accounts of lawyers, activists and scholars in contact with plaintiff attorneys, a privacy rights group told a judge.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. agreed that women planning to sue for sex bias after a group lawsuit representing more than 1 million workers was rejected by the Supreme Court should get an extra 90 days to file their cases, a lawyer for the company said today.
Four energy lawyers are joining Bracewell & Giuliani LLP in the London office. Ben James, from Linklaters LLP, Darren Spalding, from Allen & Overy LLP, and Martin Stewart-Smithwill, from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, join as partners, along with a senior counsel from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.
The U.S. Supreme Court fight over California’s Proposition 8, viewed by gay-rights advocates as a historic opportunity to establish same-sex marriage nationwide, may not even settle the issue in the state.
The U.S. Supreme Court gave the country’s largest companies a new shield from multibillion- dollar lawsuits, as the justices rejected a bid to sue Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on behalf of more than a million female workers.
A decision overturning California’s ban on same-sex marriage remains valid even though the federal judge who issued it didn’t disclose that he is gay and recuse himself before taking the case, another federal judge ruled.
Comcast Corp. and Amgen Inc. are to ask the U.S. Supreme Court today to further limit class actions following a decision last year in the landmark Wal-Mart Stores Inc. discrimination case that restricted such group litigation.