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Today

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In a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission, Organic Consumers Association, Animal Equality and Food & Water Watch accused Tyson Foods of misleading consumers by falsely claiming that Tyson chicken products are produced in a natural,...

12:55
Take notice that the dates for the hearing on the merits in the above-named matter have changed. The hearing on the merits date July 3,...

12:33
On June 17, 2020, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution. The contraband and unauthorized items seized included...


1 july 2020

21:00
Upadhye Cwik LLP prides itself as an innovative law firm that can provide efficient and effective legal representation to large and small pharmaceutical and device companies alike. Upadhye Cwik takes an integrative approach to problem solving, and is...

20:12
James E. Miller of Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP ("SFMS")(www.sfmslaw.com), Lead Counsel for Plaintiff-Relator, Oswald Bilotta (the "Relator" or "Whistleblower"), announced today that Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") has...

17:45
Enbridge Inc.  ? Today the Ingham County Circuit Court of the State of Michigan amended its temporary restraining order requiring Enbridge to temporarily shut down the west segment of the Line 5 dual pipelines through the Straits of Mackinac....

16:40
The International Trademark Association (INTA) applauds the United States Supreme Court on its June 30 ruling in United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com. In an 8-1 decision drafted by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Court ruled that...

14:48
The first wrongful death lawsuit was filed  today against the notorious Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center ? linked to at least 80 COVID-19 deaths - by the family of a beloved housekeeper at the Beaver County facility with a long history of...

11:50
Amgen today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has held in Amgen's favor on the validity of two patents that describe and claim Enbrel® (etanercept) and methods for making it. Specifically, the appellate court...

11:41
According to recent reports, some nursing homes are requiring residents to sign their stimulus checks over or outright seizing the funds illegally. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, one of the largest plaintiffs' firms in North Carolina, is...

09:30
BIC, a recognized world leader in manufacturing safe, high-quality stationery, lighters and shavers, received a General Exclusion Order from the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) that prevents the importation into the U.S. of all...

09:30
Arizona Superior Court for Pima County has denied the defendant's motion to preclude DNA evidence in the trial for the murder of Robert Belman. Defense counsel in Arizona v. Martinez (Case No. CR-20181689-001) had challenged the relevancy,...

08:37
On 30th June 2020, in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com, the Supreme Court of the United States has affirmed that generic terms including .com domain names may be trademarked when consumers do not perceive the mark to signify the class...

06:37
A surprising number of taxpayers make the mistake of thinking that there is no need to disclose foreign information and offshore income on their tax return because the money and income generating assets are not located in the U.S. and many...


30 june 2020

19:33
Green Therapeutics LLC and Meridian Companies LLC (together referred to herein as the "Plaintiffs") announced today that they commenced formal legal action against Australis Capital Inc. ("Australis"), Australis Prosper LLC, Australis Terrain LLC and...

18:01
Indivior PLC (LON: INDV) notes that Shaun Thaxter, its former Chief Executive Officer, entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today and pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count under the Responsible Corporate Officer...

17:54
A settlement hearing in the matter of Keybase Financial Group Inc. ("Respondent") was held on June 29, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario by electronic hearing before a three-member Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers...

17:53
The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") announced that it has issued a Notice of Settlement Hearing dated June 22, 2020 regarding the presentation, review and consideration of a proposed settlement agreement by a Hearing Panel of the...

17:51
A settlement hearing in the matter of MD Shakirul Alam ("Respondent") was held on June 29, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario by electronic hearing before a three-member Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of...

17:48
A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued its Reasons for Decision dated June 30, 2020 ("Reasons for Decision") in connection with a settlement hearing held by electronic...

17:37
National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) said he is pleased that the Robinson-Huron Treaty annuities case was successful in its second phase of legal challenges and will now move on to determining proper compensation for...

15:30
3 billion images are shared online every day, and 85% of them are either stolen or without the proper copyright clearance for commercial purposes. The biggest problems are found on the most popular image-websites such as Unsplash, Pixabay and Pexels,...

15:15
A discipline hearing was originally scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the matter of Alberto Storelli on June 9, 2020. The discipline hearing was rescheduled to October 15, 2020....

15:00
A Burnaby woman has been sentenced to one year of probation, including 90 days of house arrest, after being convicted of violating an order of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). Enna Keller pleaded guilty on June 25 in B.C. Provincial...

14:12
Forteam Investments Ltd., an investment company controlled by the American private equity firm Delta Capital Partners Management LLC ("Delta"), which is seeking approximately USD $86 million from Mariusz ?witalski and companies he controls, has...

14:05
Michigan Catholic Conference released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 today in Espinoza v. Montana.  The Court found unconstitutional that state's policy to prohibit religious schools from equal access...

10:15
On June 4, 2020, a panel of the Alberta Securities Commission (the "ASC") issued an order (the "Order") changing the penalties imposed on Michael Francis O'Brien. Mr. O'Brien appealed two IIROC Panel decisions ? dated December 31, 2019 and March 26,...

10:00
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and NATA Compliance Services (NATACS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Transportation (DOT) in support of the Blue...

09:00
Pennsylvania labor, employment and workers' compensation law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson is pleased to announce that partner Nancy B. G. Lassen has been elected as a Fellow to the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Election as a Fellow is...

08:53
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a jury verdict that a management company and skilled nursing facilities owned by Consulate Health Care engaged in a multi-year scheme to defraud Medicare by misrepresenting the...

08:47
Globe Specialty Metals, Inc., a subsidiary of Ferroglobe PLC ("GSM"), and Mississippi Silicon LLC ("MS"), collectively representing the majority of American silicon metal production, today petitioned the U.S. Department of Commerce ("Commerce") and...

08:38
New professional license law AB-2138 effective July 1, 2020 affects 30 percent of all California jobs and will help 8 million residents with criminal records. This new law changes how California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) licensing boards...

07:00
- The top ten car manufacturers are facing a collective fine of ?114.6 billion in 2021 unless they drastically reduce their carbon footprint, research shows....

05:00
Actifio, the pioneer of multi-cloud copy data management software, today filed a lawsuit in federal court in Delaware alleging that Rubrik, Inc., unlawfully infringed and continues to infringe four Actifio patents relating to copy data management...


29 june 2020

22:48
Chesapeake Energy Corporation today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas ("the Court") has approved the Company's motions seeking a variety of "first-day" relief, including authority to pay owner royalties,...

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) this afternoon issued the following statement on the ruling issued earlier today by the state Court of Appeal in which the Court affirmed 2019 findings by the...

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The following is a statement issued by the law firm Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, on behalf of the family of Marshall Miles in the case of Soto v. County of Sacramento, et al:...

15:53
Koskie Minsky LLP has commenced a class proceeding against the Province of Ontario in respect of the widespread illness, suffering and loss of life among long-term care home residents due to COVID-19. The class action is brought on behalf of all...

15:45
Brian G. Bembenick has joined McDonald Hopkins LLC as Of Counsel in the firm's Cleveland office, where he will bring 30 years of experience to the firm's Intellectual Property Department....

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If you watch television, then you have seen commercials for Home Advisor and Angie's List.  Their ads state they are the place to access ratings and reviews of service professionals posted by real-life consumers.  "Not so" says Derrick Sieber, owner...

11:37
Drug company Hoffmann-La Roche falsified scientific conclusions and mounted a high-powered marketing and lobbying campaign to deceive the government about the effectiveness of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) for fighting a flu pandemic, according to new...

09:17
A new compilation of regulatory enforcement actions shows that states have collected $17 billion in penalties from financial services companies over the past two decades. Most of that sum comes from cases brought by New York State against major U.S....

07:25
On June 25, 2020, Justice Edward M. Morgan of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released his judgment in a civil lawsuit brought by 28 former patients of the Oak Ridge Division of the Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre against the government of...

07:00
Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Pre-Settlement Funding Company, announced their commitment to assisting victims of childhood sexual abuse. The Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February, and plaintiffs believe the move was made to...

01:00
China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. , a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China, today declared that the Company disagrees with the notice delivered by Xinjiang Deyuan Bioengineering Co., Ltd. ("Xinjiang Deyuan")...


27 june 2020

23:56
Tune Up Salon Holdco LLC ("Tune Up The Manly Salons") has filed a challenge in Montgomery County, Texas asking that Governor Abbot's Executive Orders issued since March 19, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, be declared unconstitutional.  "This is...


26 june 2020

19:37
Far Point Acquisition Corporation , a special purpose acquisition company ("FPAC"), today announced the following in connection with its previously announced pending business combination transaction (the "Transaction") with Global Blue Group AG...

17:19
As part of its ongoing efforts to stand up for Canadian consumers, Distributel is supporting the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) in its appearance this week before the Federal Court of Appeal as the Court looks to rule on an issue that...

15:26
The Law Offices of Jason Turchin announces that national pressure cooker lawyer Jason Turchin, Esq. has been brought on as co-counsel in a product liability class action lawsuit filed against Sunbeam Products, Inc. regarding allegedly defective...

13:15
The Supreme Court of Texas has unanimously upheld the constitutional rights of fit parents by ruling in favor of the biological father of a 5-year-old girl. The ruling reverses a Denton County trial court judge's order that had granted partial...

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