Donald J. Trump, who says bankrupt Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. owes him thousands of dollars in rent and taxes he paid for the driveway to the now-closed Trump Plaza, said Monday he wants the debtor to stop delaying the decision on what to do with the lease.
A New Jersey federal judge on Monday preliminarily approved a $13 million settlement to end investors' claims that high-frequency trading house Knight Capital Group Inc. knew its internal controls were deficient that led to its $460 million one-day trading loss in 2012.
New Jersey business groups on Monday sued Trenton, New Jersey, to halt the implementation of a voter-approved law that requires city employers to provide workers with paid sick leave and contended that the court should invalidate the measure because it's preempted by state statutes and unconstitutional.
Investors in two bankrupt real estate companies failed Monday to revive claims against other developers over losses on residential and commercial projects, when a New Jersey appellate panel agreed with a lower court that the dispute involved corporate claims that the investors lacked standing to individually pursue.
Cleaning crews for a New Jersey janitorial service alleging they routinely worked days' worth of unpaid overtime and were threatened with deportation if they complained have hit their employer with a putative class action in New Jersey federal court alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and state labor laws.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce along with the Pacific Legal Foundation have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to hear U.S. Legal Services Group LP’s challenge to a New Jersey court’s decision that arbitration agreements must contain clear warnings that the parties can’t go to trial.
Four former New Jersey governors urged the state Senate on Monday to block the nomination of Gov. Chris Christie's appointee to the Pinelands Commission, the agency that oversees the state's Pinelands region, suggesting that the nominee's appointment may threaten the independence of the agency.
Cardinal Health Inc. has offered to buy Johnson & Johnson's vascular technology unit for nearly $2 billion, the companies said Monday, as J&J continues its plan of divesting noncore divisions in order to better hone its focus on certain aspects of healthcare.
A federal judge on Friday dismissed a New Jersey hospital's suit against health care provider Healthfirst Inc. seeking $29.5 million in unpaid Medicaid claims, saying the hospital didn't exhaust available administrative remedies before suing and made common law allegations that are preempted by federal standards.
A judge has denied summary judgment to Newark, New Jersey on a former police officer's demand for nearly $1 million in legal fees from two criminal trials over alleged official misconduct, which both ended in deadlocked juries, according to a decision posted Friday.
A New Jersey state senator on Sunday slammed as “grossly inadequate” a reported $250 million settlement inked by the Christie administration and ExxonMobil Corp. over more than $8.9 billion in estimated environmental damages from two northern New Jersey refinery sites.
Purchasers of magnesite told a New Jersey federal judge Friday that they have standing to proceed with their long-running antitrust class action accusing China-based manufacturers of the mineral of engaging in a price-fixing cartel, fighting a bid to toss their amended complaint.
PSE&G, New Jersey’s largest gas and electric utility, said on Monday that it had asked state regulators for $1.6 billion in funding over five years to upgrade the company’s aging gas system infrastructure in the state.
A New Jersey federal judge on Friday tossed a class action against Live Nation Entertainment filed by Bruce Springsteen ticket purchasers who allege the company withheld tickets to inflate profits, ruling nonpurchasers can't join the class but allowed the plaintiffs to resubmit a pared-down suit.
The scope of the Federal Trade Commission's authority will take center stage at the Third Circuit on Tuesday, with questions posed by the appellate panel in advance of the arguments indicating that the regulator faces an uphill battle to fend off Wyndham Worldwide Corp.'s claims that the agency doesn't have the power to regulate companies' cybersecurity practices.
Former New Jersey Democratic power broker Joseph A. Ferriero on Friday failed to nix damaging, surprise testimony in his bribery and racketeering trial from a onetime mayor who said the attorney pressured him to raise political funds as contrition for seeking a legislative seat without his permission.
Current and former Prudential Financial Inc. and Prudential Insurance Co. of America financial representatives were awarded class certification in New Jersey federal court on Thursday for claims that their pay was improperly docked for work expenses, but not ones for their overtime wage claims.
Colliers International nabbed a high-profile veteran from rival Cushman & Wakefield Inc.'s New Jersey ranks in February, as well as a New York consultant who had sued Cushman over alleged sex discrimination. Meanwhile, California Public Employees' Retirement System and Empire State Realty Trust both shook up their real estate leadership.
The New Jersey Supreme Court's recent refusal to alter the judicial standard around bad faith claims in insurance coverage disputes is favorable for insurers, but the court's request for a rules committee to consider the possible extension of a fee-shifting rule to first-party claimants could prove a boon for policyholders, attorneys say.
Gov. Chris Christie’s administration came under fire on Friday for inking a reported $250 million settlement with ExxonMobil Corp. in a decadelong legal battle over more than $8.9 billion in estimated environmental damage from contamination at two refinery sites in northern New Jersey.
For the better part of two decades, I have been an immigration lawyer. And in that time, we have heard many politicians say many things about immigration reform. The reality is that reform is actually possible and could have support if someone would follow through, says Harlan York of Harlan York & Associates.
As predicted, Congress managed to avoid a Department of Homeland Security shutdown, but the continuing resolution was shorter than expected. Both chambers will need to spend time this week trying to resolve the funding issue. Meanwhile, other issues remain up in the air as attention turns to Iranian nuclear development, with the Israeli prime minister scheduled to address Congress on Tuesday, say members of Covington & Burling LLP.
Having radically reshaped publishing, retail and digital content, Amazon in February showed its intent to do the same to sweepstakes. Yet Amazon Giveaway's rules are notable in that they eschew many of the precautions taken by promoters of nationwide sweepstakes concerned with running afoul of antiquated state lottery laws, say attorneys with Cohen & Gresser LLP.
Feb. 26 marks the two-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Clapper v. Amnesty International USA. Federal district courts in at least 12 data breach cases have applied Clapper, and while the majority have concluded that Clapper mandates dismissal for a lack of standing, some courts have found that standing exists, says Andrew Hoffman of InfoLawGroup LLP.
Stemming from the Third Circuit's ruling in New Jersey Retail Merchants Association v. Sidamon-Eristoff, New Jersey’s amendment to remove data collection requirements provides relief not only for stored value card issuers but for all players in the SVC industry, including retailers and restaurants, say attorneys at Alston & Bird LLP.
As "The Imitation Game" — the recent Oscar-winning movie about English code-breaker Alan Turing — demonstrates, there’s no telling whose life and image may get the Hollywood treatment after they are gone. Modern estate planning should account for this potential asset, says Barbara Wahl of Arent Fox LLP.
As Tom Friedman observed, the world is increasingly flat. Right now, we have an immigration system, largely created in 1952, that has erected barriers that prevent us from being a more effective competitor in the economic wars of the 21st century. This needs to be the focus of the great immigration debate or we run the real risk of a pyrrhic victory at the border, say experts with Epstein Becker & Green PC.
One major change in the debate over U.S. Department of Homeland Security funding — which expires this Friday — is that a Texas federal district judge has issued an injunction against the Obama administration’s immigration policy, essentially putting it on hold. This may be an opportunity for the Senate to avoid the policy riders and pass a clean funding bill, say Richard Hertling and Kaitlyn McClure of Covington & Burling LLP.
Not every data breach is a massive headline-grabbing theft of consumer credit card information. As significant as these events may seem, the more dangerous and prevalent threats are the least visible — occurring through "data leakage." Put simply, this is raw meat awaiting a strike by the plaintiff’s bar, says legal industry adviser Jennifer Topper.
The energy sector faces significant change, driven by factors ranging from shifting sources of electricity generation, to commercialization of emerging technologies and the experimentation with new market models. In many cases, however, there’s no clear policy as to whether the federal government or the states have jurisdiction, say attorneys with Crowell & Moring LLP.