Despite the current state of the U.S. deals market, K&L Gates LLP has weathered the economic storm with less adverse impact to its corporate, M&A and securities practice than most if its competitors thanks to the firm’s global reach and focus on mid-market deals, according to Eric Simonson, co-leader of the practice.
T3 Technologies Inc. lodged a formal complaint against IBM Corp. on Tuesday in the European Commission, accusing the technology giant of abusing its monopoly power by tying its products and withholding patent licenses in the computer mainframe industry.
Authorities are looking for a Florida hedge fund manager who vanished six days ago as clients worry about what happened to the $350 million of their money that is believed to be in the financier's possession.
American International Group Inc. is facing another lawsuit from investors in the wake of its bailout by the federal government in the fall, this time from investors alleging that they lost significant amounts of money on notes they held as AIG's credit problems came to light.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled a lawsuit brought by nine states and a handful of environmental groups by agreeing to set new limits on the amount of mercury and other pollutants that cement plants can emit.
The Natural Resources Defense Council has accused the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of failing to assess the environmental impacts of the nation's first coal-to-liquid fuel plant, which the group calculates will emit 26 million tons of carbon dioxide every year.
An ex-funeral director in upstate New York reportedly has been given a six- to 18-year prison sentence for his alleged role in a human tissue-theft scheme in which body parts were harvested without permission from bodies awaiting cremation to be sold by a New Jersey-based biomedical supply company.
The rocky road continued for the newspaper industry as Minnesota's largest newspaper ducked into bankruptcy protection Thursday.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that addresses whether state governments have the authority to investigate national banks, a dispute that grew out of New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's probe into discriminatory lending practices in New York.
Law360 is pleased to announce the formation of its 2009 securities editorial advisory board.
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Centocor Inc. and New York University have caught heat from a federal judge for their motion to compel Abbott Laboratories to produce testimony for their patent infringement case over Abbott’s popular arthritis drug Humira.
California-American Water Co. and several California water districts involved in one part of the multidistrict litigation over methyl tertiary-butyl ether contamination are looking to settle their claims against Exxon Mobil Corp. and a group of remaining defendants.
Dreier LLP founder Marc S. Dreier is trying to get out of jail, telling the court in a bail application that he's not a flight risk and that he has helped a receiver identify all of his assets.
Law360 is pleased to announce the formation of its 2009 employment editorial advisory board.
Law360 is pleased to announce the formation of its 2009 energy editorial advisory board.
Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay is under a different sort of spotlight now that servers at his New York restaurants have filed a purported collective action claiming they have been cheated out of wages and tips in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York labor laws.
Running on fumes, VeraSun Energy Corp. got approval Thursday from the bankruptcy court to access an additional $110 million in debtor-in-possession financing that requires the beleaguered ethanol producer to sell seven production facilities by April.
As the newly installed Obama administration seeks to bring greater awareness to climate change, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies have issued a report showing that rising sea levels are posing an increasing threat to U.S. coastal cities, particularly from New York to North Carolina.
General Motors Corp. is actively engaged in talks with bankrupt Delphi Corp., aiming to help the supplier resolve its financial woes alongside the automaker's own restructuring efforts.
Seeking to bolster its bankruptcy practice amid the recession, Greenberg Traurig LLP has hired restructuring shareholder Nathan A. Haynes, formerly of Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP, for its New York office.