A New York state judge has ruled that an Israeli businessman owes $503 million to the ex-chairman of one of the world's biggest coal companies after agreeing to buy a 26 percent stake in it, according to a decision and order filed Friday.
Energy Transfer Partners LP launched a suit in Texas court Thursday aimed at uncovering whether Enterprise Products Partners LP was complicit in an alleged scheme by an employee that disrupted contractual relationships and operations at a natural gas pipeline during a high-stakes trial.
The Louis Berger Group Inc. on Friday fought to exit EnviroFinance Group LLC's suit claiming the engineering firm and general contractor Environmental Barrier Company LLC hid problems at a New Jersey Meadowlands wetlands project, accusing EFG of gamesmanship by excluding Berger from a related case.
Provident Bank dodged fraud and racketeering claims after a New Jersey appellate court ruled Friday that a $4 million loan contract with a developer didn't require Provident to supervise a construction project gone awry after its point person was murdered, which led to revelations of embezzlement.
A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Florida court by a company that partnered in a property flipping business pits some familiar parties against one another over claims that at least $1.2 million in profits were diverted from the largest interest holder.
A New York state appeals court on Thursday affirmed the dismissal of a trespassing claim that Miami Beach boutique hotel owner Eden Roc LLP had lobbed at Marriott International Inc. over not relinquishing control of the hotel's management and leaving the premises at the owner's request due to a contractual dispute.
Marriott International Inc. on Thursday was slapped with a proposed class action in California court alleging the company failed to pay banquet managers all their earned wages by improperly classifying them as exempt from overtime compensation.
I once walked into a room of 20 distinguished men defending the nation’s top high-tech companies. When asked if I had arrived to transcribe the deposition, I responded that I was there to take their money, says Brooke Taylor, a member of Susman Godfrey LLP's executive committee.
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The former owner of a Miami-based aviation maintenance company asked a Florida state court Tuesday to stay an arbitration over the company's disputed $11 million sale to a division of Air France KLM because he is not a proper party.
Deutsche Bank AG on Wednesday scored a victory in the cascade of litigation targeting its sale of residential mortgage-backed securities, as a New York judge tossed the Federal Housing Finance Agency's $567 million action over the bank’s alleged refusal to repurchase hundreds of millions in RMBS.
A Hogan Lovells LLP partner and her husband were hit with a fraud lawsuit in New York state court on Wednesday by a real estate broker who says the defendants forged his name on documents for operating a liquor store and accrued back taxes.
The Eleventh Circuit said Tuesday that labor regulations prohibiting employees from waiving "prospective" rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act apply only to yet-to-occur violations of the statute, rejecting a former Hartford Fire Insurance Co. employee's argument in a suit to invalidate a severance agreement.
Microsoft Corp. has become the first company to receive a declaration from Europe's privacy regulators that its enterprise cloud services contracts are compliant with the bloc's stringent privacy laws, paving the way for data to move freely through the global cloud, the company said Thursday.
Digital marketing firm GrowthWeaver LLC hit former client and newspaper management company Digital First Media Inc. with a lawsuit in Pennsylvania federal court Thursday, alleging DFM breached a services agreement by refusing to pay for GrowthWeaver’s intellectual property and services during a termination period.
The maker of InStyler curling irons claims Conair Corp. is trying to undercut its business with knockoff irons after InStyler’s producers rebuffed Conair’s attempts to buy the InStyler name, according to a patent infringement and unfair practices suit filed Thursday in California federal court.
Shutterfly Inc. and Eastman Kodak Co. have “consensually resolved” their lawsuit claiming Kodak's recently launched online photo service violated a noncompete agreement the companies signed when Shutterfly bought Kodak's Web gallery business, according to documents filed in New York bankruptcy court.
A Florida federal court ordered Karbon Arms LCC on Wednesday to pay attorneys’ fees to Murphy & King PC for allegedly failing to pay for its representation in two lawsuits, one of which resulted in a $2.4 million judgment against the company for infringing three Taser International Inc. patents.
The Eleventh Circuit on Thursday dashed an American couple’s hopes at keeping the $12 million originally awarded to them in damages in a breach of contract suit over a Nicaraguan pharmaceutical company they sold to a foreign government agency, finding that U.S. courts have no jurisdiction over the dispute.