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Anbang Insurance founder Wu Xiahoui’s fall from grace now includes an 18-year prison sentence for his conviction by a Shanghai court for using Anbang to “cheat investors out of more than $10 billion”....more

Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: May 2018 #2

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Reuters discussed Pizza Hut expansion of beer delivery. Phys.Org discussed new sustainable food packaging research. Reuters reported on Walmart and Uber ending their delivery partnership....more

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Takeda has officially emerged victorious in the battle for Shire. The Japanese drug giant will pay more than $66/share to acquire Shire in a deal valued at $62 billion....more

Wal-Mart’s $32.5 Million BACKYARD Brawl

Legal departments sometimes get a bad reputation for saying “no” too often. A “no” from legal is particularly hard to stomach when you think the potential legal risk is farfetched. In this dispute, Wal-Mart must have decided...more

EEOC Sues Walmart For Disability Harassment

Giant Retailer Refused to Accommodate Disabled Employee by Reassigning Her to a Nearby Store, Federal Agency Charges - BANGOR, Maine - Walmart, Inc. violated federal law by failing to reassign a long-term employee to a...more

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After years of flirting, Sprint and T-Mobile have made it official—announcing over the weekend that they have reached a deal to become one company. The deal—if it passes regulatory muster—would create a company with a...more

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Another day, another massive Chinese IPO. This time, its ride-hailing company (and former Uber rival) Didi Chuxing, which could go public later this year and has its sights set on a $70-$80 billion valuation....more

Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: April 2018 #2

by Husch Blackwell LLP on

Agriculture.com discussed ag group efforts ahead of White House meetings on biofuels. The Kansas City Star reported on potential meetings between ag state representatives and the White House on Chinese tariffs....more

Walmart’s Patent for Drone Customer Service

Walmart recently filed a patent for drones to aid their shoppers inside their stores –that is, a shopper would use a mobile device, provided by the store, to request a drone, and then direct the drone to conduct a price...more

Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: March 2018 #3

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The Financial Buzz discussed McDonald’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. USA Today reported on online grocery delivery....more

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Just days after profiled Walmart’s efforts to keep pace with Amazon in the grocery biz, a whistleblower and former WM director of business development is accusing Walmart of issuing “misleading e-commerce results” and...more

Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: March 2018 #2

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USAgNet discussed PepsiCo Foundation efforts to combat student hunger. The Minnesota Star Tribune discussed expansion of Walmart grocery delivery....more

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There’s falling from grace, and then there’s Elizabeth Holmes. Once compared glowingly to Steve Jobs, Holmes’ well-documented Theranos ills (including exaggerated and faked blood-test results) have landed her with SEC...more

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Walmart’s shares took a hit yesterday on Q4 results that showed slowing online sales and below-expected earnings despite a rise in revenue....more

Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Dismissal Of Stockholder Derivative Claims On Issue Preclusion Grounds Based On A Demand-Futility...

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

On January 25, 2018, the Supreme Court of Delaware ruled that the Court of Chancery’s dismissal on issue preclusion grounds of the derivative claims of stockholder plaintiffs against the directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc....more

Delaware Supreme Court Issues Opinion Affirming the Preclusive Effect of a Prior Dismissal of Derivative Claims on Demand-Futility...

The Delaware Supreme Court recently unanimously affirmed the Delaware Court of Chancery's dismissal of a stockholder derivative claim against directors of Wal-Mart, holding that these claims were precluded because a federal...more

Delaware Supreme Court Confirms Preclusive Effect of Dismissal of Derivative Actions Based on Lack of Demand Futility

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

The Delaware Supreme Court held yesterday that the dismissal of a shareholder derivative action for lack of demand futility can preclude other derivative actions as long as the plaintiff in the dismissed case adequately...more

Delaware Supreme Court Gives Preclusive Affect To Prior Dismissal In Wal-Mart Derivative Litigation

by Morris James LLP on

California State Teachers Retirement System v. Alvarez, No. 295, 2016 (Del. Jan. 25, 2018) - This is an important decision clarifying the rules regarding the preclusive effect a dismissal of a derivative suit may have on a...more

What Does Tax Reform Mean for Retail?

by Goulston & Storrs PC on

We all know now that the federal corporate tax rate for many retailers is dropping this year from an industry effective average rate of 32.9% to 21%, as a result of changes implemented by the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”...more

Update on Floating Warehouses and Drone Delivery

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In the age of instant gratification, retail giants are turning to technology to fill customers’ orders as quickly as possible. The once-unimaginably-fast two-day shipping standard is starting to seem outdated and sluggish....more

4 Key Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation For 2017: #1 Class Action Settlements

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: The monetary value of the top workplace class action settlements skyrocketed in 2017. Though all-time highs in this category were reached in each of the past three years, this year’s Report found that...more

Case Dismissed For Failure To Produce PMQ

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

Creed-21 v. City of Wildomar - Court of Appeal of the State Of California, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two November 28, 2017 - Walmart wanted to build a store in Wildomar. An alleged non-profit, social advocacy...more

New Filings – January 10, 2018

by Perkins Coie on

Community Science Institute v. Target Corp, et al., No. RG18-887565 (Cal. Super. Ct. – Alameda Cnty.): Proposition 65 action alleging Defendant fails to warn consumers that its Up & Up Toddler Beginnings Infant Formula with...more

California Court of Appeal Affirms Case-Ending Sanction in CEQA Lawsuit - Decision Signals Re-Examination of Standing Requirements...

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• In Creed-21 v. City of Wildomar et al., the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, upheld a lower court's dismissal of a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) case filed by a plaintiff's attorney who...more

Employee’s Decision To Forego Certain Damages Against Third-Party Does Not Diminish Employer’s Recovery Rights

In Duncan v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Cert. for Pub. on 12/13/17, No. G054220), the California Court of Appeal held that a plaintiff-employee is not entitled to reduce her employer’s lien to recover paid temporary disability,...more

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