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California counties (including San Francisco, Oakland, Alameda and Los Angeles) and paint companies (including Sherwin-Williams and Conagra) involved in the nearly 20-year lawsuit over lead paint in California homes have finally agreed to a $305...

17:07
The Office of the Secretary issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to Subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act. A copy of the Notice of Hearing dated July 17, 2019 and Statement of Allegations dated July 16, 2019 are available at...

16:09
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has scheduled a hearing to consider whether a Settlement Agreement entered into between IIROC staff and Jean-Pierre Paquette should be accepted. The Agreement concerns an allegation...

15:30
Viasat Inc.  , a global communications company, today announced a jury in the Superior Court for San Diego County found that Acacia Communications violated intellectual property law by misusing Viasat's proprietary technology. Viasat was awarded...

13:17
10 California cities and counties, The Sherwin-Williams Company and two other companies have mutually agreed to resolve litigation, subject to approval of the Court. This litigation, which started nearly 20 years ago, challenged the companies' legal...

10:51
American terror victims whose loved ones were murdered and maimed in a terrorist attack perpetrated in Israel by extremist organizations financed by Iran, have brought a civil action in Paris against the international trade vehicle established by the...

10:04
Food & Water Watch and Organic Consumers Association (OCA) sued Tyson Foods, Inc. in D.C. Superior Court under the D.C. Consumer Protection Procedures Act, for deceptive marketing and advertising of chicken products sold under the Tyson brand and...

09:19
The Joint Liquidators of Kingate Global Fund, Ltd. and Kingate Euro Fund, Ltd. (the "Kingate Funds") today announced a global settlement with Irving H. Picard, as trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC ("BLMIS")....

09:00
JL Energy Transportation Inc. ("JETI", more: www.jlenergy.com) announces that it has successfully defended a Federal Court challenge to its gas transportation patent, with the Court confirming the validity of its key patent terms. This endorsement...

08:47
Press release from the offices of Irving H. Picard, SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), and Josephine Wang, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation...

08:33
The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says. "We have endorsed the law firm of Karst von Oiste for an electrical worker or an electrician who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma nationwide and we are urging a person like this or their family...


16 july 2019

18:00
The Heiltsuk Nation believes today's criminal sentence for Kirby Corporation in BC Provincial Court for a 110,000 liter diesel oil spill that occurred in Heiltsuk territory almost three years ago, is a long way from justice, and the community has...

17:55
Tia Coleman, whose husband, Glenn, and their three children, Arya, 1, Evan, 7, and Reece, 9, drowned in the Branson, Missouri duck boat disaster last July 19th, says, "The crippling pain of loss continues every day." Mrs. Coleman, whose family...

16:52
The Office of the Secretary issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to Subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act. A copy of the Notice of Hearing dated July 16, 2019 and Statement of Allegations dated July 15, 2019 are available at...

15:52
The Commission issued an Order in the above named matter. A copy of the Order dated July 16, 2019 is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca. OFFICE OF THE SECRETARYGRACE KNAKOWSKISECRETARY TO THE COMMISSION SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

14:38
The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Roman Vendrov ("Respondent") by Notice of Hearing dated October 12, 2018. The misconduct phase of this disciplinary proceeding was held on July...

14:32
The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has commenced disciplinary proceedings in respect of Sylvia Suk Fan Wong (the "Respondent"). In its Notice of Hearing dated July 4, 2019 ("Notice of Hearing"), Staff of the MFDA alleges that the...

14:30
The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Richard Charles Rhodes ("Respondent") by Notice of Hearing dated June 22, 2018. As the result of a settlement agreement entered into between...

13:18
More victims are coming forward since learning about the arrest and impending prosecution of hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein for sexual abuse and sex trafficking. Though many years have passed in most of these cases, new legislation can help to...

13:00
Responsible Telemedicine is a 501(c)(4) registered non-profit that works to safeguard the health and well-being of patients that choose to utilize telemedicine services. The group is the de facto consumer-driven telehealth industry watchdog. The...

13:00
Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP and The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class action lawsuit today on behalf of AT&T customers in California to stop the telecom giant and two data location aggregators from allowing numerous...

12:45
A woman from Burnaby has been charged with violating the Securities Act after an investigation by the Criminal Investigations Branch of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). Enna Keller allegedly breached an order of the BCSC.  ...

12:09
Savage Enterprises, known as "Savage", plans to partake in making history as an open system company in the vaping industry. Its belief is concurrent with a statement released by the former FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb mentioning "Data shows that...

11:26
Candela Corporation, a leading global aesthetic device company and the exclusive licensee of certain patents of General Hospital Corporation, d/b/a Massachusetts General Hospital,  Lumenis Ltd., a global leader in the field of minimally-invasive...

10:07
Earlier this month, Ford O'Brien LLP won a complete victory for a defendant in the Platinum Partners criminal case, after a nine-week jury trial in Brooklyn federal court.  The jury found client Joseph SanFilippo, Platinum's former CFO, not guilty of...

10:00
Now that the Magistrate Judge overseeing the discovery phase of the racial discrimination case challenging New York City's outsider-restriction policy in its affordable housing lotteries has ruled that the reports of plaintiffs' expert can no longer...

08:32
The National Police Association (NPA) opposed the ACLU's attack on law enforcement's ability to investigate street gangs, arguing to Massachusetts in a friend-of-the-court brief, it should uphold the right of the Boston Police Department to maintain...

08:32
The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We grew up in the water works business so it should not be surprising that we are especially passionate about making certain a boilermaker, plumber or waterworks worker with mesothelioma anywhere in the nation...

08:00
In a motion filed today, Mordechai Korf and Uriel Laber asked Judge Joseph R. Slights III, of the Delaware Chancery Court, to dismiss "with prejudice all claims against them" and their U.S. companies, Optima 1375 II, LLC and Optima International of...


15 july 2019

18:51
A U.S. District Court order takes strong first steps to address the opioid crisis, setting common sense lower limits for opioid prescriptions offered by the nation's three largest pharmacy benefit plan managers: Optum, CVS Caremark and Express...

18:45
RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased CannTrust Holdings Inc. ("CannTrust" or the "Company") on behalf of purchasers of the Company's securities between November 14,...

17:28
Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn and attorneys Tim Tietjen and Robert Igleheart achieved a $58 million judgement on behalf of 28-year-old Harley Squires, a worker who was struck by a 20-30 lb. tree limb that was dropped 20 feet by a contractor. After a...

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The Commission issued an Order in the above named matter.  A copy of the Order dated July 15, 2019 is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca. OFFICE OF THE SECRETARYGRACE KNAKOWSKISECRETARY TO THE COMMISSION SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

14:40
Universitas Financial, an industry-leading name in the field of education savings, announces the conclusion of the assignment undertook by the Honourable Paul Vézina regarding the implementation of the mitigation measures plan launched last March. As...

14:03
In response to the release of the Final Report of the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) CEO Lynne Groulx met with United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights...

13:06
Ncardia announced today that following retraction of the Cor.4U product line from the market and resulting insolvency of its former legal entity in Germany (operating under the name Ncardia AG / former Axiogenesis), it has accelerated investment in...

10:42
On Wednesday, July 3, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that legally protects people in workplaces and K-12 public schools from discrimination based on their natural hair. Effective January 1, this new law prohibits the enforcement of grooming...

10:14
Debevoise & Plimpton has secured an important victory for mining company Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited ("TCC"), a joint venture between Antofagasta plc and Barrick Gold Corporation, winning an award of $4.087 billion in damages, plus $1.753...

10:00
All Desjardins caisse members are now automatically protected against identity theft. Desjardins is the first financial institution in Canada to offer this type of coverage to all members at no cost. It will be available not only to personal members,...

10:00
Shutts & Bowen, a Florida firm with a strong international practice that focuses heavily on high-profile litigation cases, announced today that it has been retained to act as legal counsel in the matrimonial case of Massa Cisneros vs. Guinand. The...

09:02
The Law Society of Ontario expresses grave concerns regarding human rights violations against members of the legal profession across the globe. Lawyers should be able to exercise their legitimate duties without fear for...

09:00
On July 9, 2019, Burckhardt Compression ("Burckhardt") issued a misleading press release and made other misleading public announcements regarding the notice of its exercise by one of its affiliates of a call option to acquire a majority interest in,...

08:00
A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit involving claims that Kiip, Inc. ("Kiip") violated the law by using its advertising platform to collect, intercept, or transmit consumers' personal information through a software application...


13 july 2019

07:00
Siskinds LLP, Rochon Genova LLP, Siskinds, Desmeules sencrl and Merchant Law Group announced today a Canada-wide settlement reached in two class actions related to certain mesh devices for treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse ("POP") and Stress Urinary...


12 july 2019

21:00
SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd.  (the "Company" or "SpeakEasy") announces that it and a number of its former directors have been named as defendants in an action commenced in the Supreme Court of British Columbia on July 11, 2019 (Tietz and Loewen v....

20:00
Wilton Manors Mayor Justin Flippen signed onto a friend-of-the-court brief in three key LGBT+ cases that will be heard at the Supreme Court next term. The brief includes nearly 100 mayors and municipalities around the U.S. encouraging the Supreme...

19:00
In October 2017, Lama Tenzin Dhonden was suspended as Trustee and Secretary of the Dalai Lama Foundation by the Board of Trustees amid false claims of financial impropriety. A thorough investigation commenced that took over one year to complete....

17:54
American Media, LLC Chairman and CEO David J. Pecker, owner and operator of Joe Weider's Mr. Olympia Fitness and Performance Expo and the Mr. Olympia Contest, today announced that he is revoking the eligibility of 2018 Mr. Olympia Shawn Rhoden from...

17:45
Yesterday, Justice Gary D.D. Morrison of the Superior Court of Quebec delivered his judgment in which he refuses to grant ENvironnement JEUnesse the authorization to institute a class action on behalf of all young Quebeckers 35 years old and under...

17:40
Today Maryland's highest court upheld the right of local governments to restrict the use of toxic lawn care pesticides more stringently than the state. By denying an appeal from the pesticide industry's challenge to a lower court ruling, the Maryland...

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