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Harvey Keitel Fails Twice to Prove Binding Contract to do Commercials for E*Trade

by Farrell Fritz, P.C. on

In an action for breach of contract, Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs star Harvey Keitel sued E*Trade based upon a Term Sheet entered into between Keitel and advertising agency Ogilvey & Mather NY (“Ogilvey”) for the actor to...more

SEC Charges Oxford City Football Club With Fraud

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

It was touted as “the largest publicly traded diversified portfolio of professional sports teams in the world.” The firm actually owned interests in a U.K. football team and other sports teams. The company was put together by...more

District Court Dismisses Securities Class Action Against Electronic Arts

The US District Court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed with prejudice a securities fraud class action against Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) and its officers, holding that the plaintiffs’ amended...more

Is It Worth It For Plaintiffs' Counsel To Gamble On Merger Class Actions in North Carolina?

by Brooks Pierce on

I hadn't written anything yet about the multiple shareholder actions challenging the merger of PokerTek -- a developer and distributor of electronic table (gambling) games -- with Multimedia Games -- another developer and...more

District Court Holds Video Game Company’s Optimistic Statements Are Not Actionable

The US District Court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed a securities fraud class action against Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) and named officers and directors, holding that optimistic statements about...more

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