General Motors Co. said it wants a New York court to handle lawsuits arising from its ignition- defect recall as lawyers for car owners said the number of people killed as a result of the flaw was higher than the automaker’s count of 13.
Japan’s industrial heartland in the west is facing the prospect of electricity shortages over the summer, underscoring the risks that the absence of nuclear power pose to the world’s third-largest economy.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Nestle SA on its agreement to pay Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. $1.4 billion for a handful of dermatology products, accelerating a shift by the world’s biggest foodmaker toward health care. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP represents Valeant.
General Motors Co. wants to return to a New York courtroom to fight at least 90 ignition-switch defect lawsuits while some car owners are driving for the cases to be heard by a California judge seasoned in auto litigation.
As the former head of U.S. security company Blackwater USA, Erik Prince thrived in war zones like Iraq and Afghanistan. South Sudan, the world’s newest nation where violence erupted in December, is proving a little tougher.