Federal prosecutors in New York on Friday charged the founders of the three largest poker websites and eight others with bank fraud and money laundering in a scheme to get around U.S. laws banning online gambling.
An Illinois judge on Friday refused to force McDermott Will & Emery LLP attorneys to testify in GreatBanc Trust Co.'s defense in the class action over its handling of Tribune Co.'s employee stock plan.
Former Morrison Foerster LLP corporate finance and technology lawyer Craig A. Sperling has joined the PBS staff as deputy general counsel, the public broadcaster announced Thursday.
Bloomberg LP discriminated against pregnant employees and mothers across the globe in every one of its business units for at least a decade, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in court papers filed in New York last week.
Opposition noteholders in Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy argued in Delaware on Thursday that the media giant's proposed reorganization plan contains the same sort of impermissible, overly broad release provisions that tripped up Washington Mutual Inc.'s Chapter 11 plan in January.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP announced Wednesday that it had bolstered its intellectual property practice in Los Angeles with the addition of a Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon LLP attorney with extensive new media and entertainment experience.
A group of retired NFL players filed a class action Tuesday in California against the league's labor union, claiming it failed to pursue opportunities to license the players' images on their behalf.
Attorneys for billionaire Sam Zell decried potential lawsuits against him in Tribune Co.’s ongoing reorganization battle as “frivolous” on Wednesday, as numerous parties voiced their objections to two dueling Chapter 11 plans in Delaware.
A group of 21 professors and attorneys on Wednesday petitioned for a federal antitrust probe of college football's Bowl Championship Series, contending it allocates the benefits of lucrative postseason games without regard for consumer demand or on-field performance.
A reality show about a women's mixed martial arts tournament was dealt a deathly blow when its contestants divulged the results of the contest to the media in breach of confidentiality agreements, according to a trade secrets suit filed Tuesday in Illinois.
Ticket holders to Super Bowl XLV who were denied seats at the game lost a bid Tuesday to have their class action sent back to the Texas state court where it was first filed.
After yet another mediation effort proved fruitless, Tribune Co. resumed its confirmation fight against junior noteholders in Delaware on Tuesday with both sides aiming to convince a bankruptcy judge that their newly revised reorganization plans would address his concerns.
Former Blockbuster Inc. board member Carl Icahn sought sanctions on Monday against a Blockbuster bondholder that launched a short-lived and allegedly abusive suit in New York over Icahn’s maneuvers to obtain senior debt in the bankrupt movie rental chain.
AOL Inc.'s recently acquired news website The Huffington Post was hit with a class action on Tuesday in New York seeking more than $105 million for thousands of bloggers who have written for the site without compensation.
A federal judge in Texas consolidated two putative class actions Friday against the National Football League brought by Super Bowl XLV ticket holders who were denied seats and alleged breach of contract and fraud claims.
A New York federal judge ruled Monday that Arista Records LLC and other record companies suing file sharing company Lime Wire LLC for copyright infringement cannot change their statutory damages request to actual damages just one month before a trial.
With a National Labor Relations Board office targeting Thomson Reuters Corp. over its allegedly overbroad Twitter policy, lawyers are advising employers to examine their social media rules lest they find themselves in the agency's cross hairs.
A California magistrate judge refused Monday to force the heirs of the creators of "Superman" to turn over a consent agreement about negotiating rights to the popular superhero character from an earlier lawsuit with DC Comics.
Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC said Monday it had resolved its breach of contract and copyright infringement suit against alleged PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz, ending a brief but contentious battle in California.
Former Talking Heads lead singer David Byrne on Monday resolved a copyright suit against former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist over use of the band’s music in a campaign commercial.