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Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
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Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
- Viacom International v. Google Inc., USDC S.D. New York, April 18, 2013:
On remand from the Second Circuit, district court grants summary judgment in favor of Google and its YouTube platform on all copyright...more
On October 11, 2012, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences won cancellation of an “Oscar Della Lirica” design mark from the Cancellation Division of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (“OHIM”). ...more
In This Issue:
- “NO MORE BETS”: ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL DISMISSES “FLOATING BALL”1 CASE:
“The process of removing a floating ball from the wheel, declaring a ‘nospin’, and rendering all bets void has no...more
In Universal Music Venezuela v. Montaner, No. 3D12-1580 (Dec. 26, 2012), the Third District Court of Appeals reversed an order denying a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction. The action arose out of a series of...more
On December 3, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Celador International, Inc. v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., et al. upheld an interesting jury verdict, resulting in a $319 million judgment...more
Defendant Chris Ferguson's Demurrer to all 3 of Plaintiff Cardroom's purported causes of action sustained by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elizabeth White:
Ferguson had argued in his demurrer that Plaintiff’s...more
As commonly known, the protection of a patented method does not stop at the application of that method, but encompasses the product directly obtained through that method. However, it is less clear whether only tangibles can...more
As previously reported, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the territorial limits of the first sale doctrine under U.S. copyright law. Oral arguments in that case have been set for October 29....more
Plaintiff’s lawsuit is nothing more than a base attempt to capitalize on an indictment and civil forfeiture action that is wholly unrelated to the claims alleged. Plaintiff, Cardroom International LLC (“Plaintiff”), claims...more
The PPA is a non-profit organization, whose membership includes over a million
professional and amateur poker players and enthusiasts with years of experience playing poker, is in a unique position to help inform the Court...more
The government’s in personam claim for civil money laundering penalties against
Howard Lederer is premised on allegations that (1) Lederer participated in FTP’s fraud against its players; and (2) FTP operated in violation of...more
Christopher Ferguson joins in the Memorandum of Points and Authority in Support of Howard Lederer’s Motion to Dismiss the Verified First Amended Complaint (the “Complaint”) for failure to state a claim under Rules 9(b) and...more
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that upon the accompanying Memorandum of Christopher
Ferguson joining the Memorandum of Points and Authority in Support of Howard Lederer’s Motion to Dismiss the Verified First Amended Complaint and the...more
Twelve million scanned books and six years after Google was sued for digitizing entire libraries of books without authorization, in late March 2011 Federal District Judge Denny Chin rejected a controversial settlement of the...more
Award winning film producer Joseph Berlinger made a documentary entitled Crude, which followed the case brought against Texaco by a group of civilians who allege that the oil exploration and drilling conducted by Texaco, now...more
In August, 2009, the Ninth Circuit decided en banc by 9-2 that a California resident Claude Cassirer can sue Spain to recover his grandmother's oil painting "Rue Saint-Honore, apres-midi, effet de pluie," painted by the...more
Golden Beauty: The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) & The Gilded Battle for Adele Bloch-Bauer I, Griffins-View on International & Comparative Law, volume 8, number 1, VU University Amsterdam (The Netherlands) January...more
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