The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that state courts can continue to hear certain securities class actions brought under federal law, delivering a blow to underwriters and newly public companies that argued such claims belong only before federal judges.
A New York federal judge has given Time Inc. and other publishers the right to file an immediate appeal from a controversial copyright ruling last month over embedded tweets, crediting their claims of “tremendous uncertainty.”
A cyclist who was injured last week when a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Miami filed suit Monday, the first of what experts say will be dozens of cases stemming from the tragic accident that killed six people.
The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday offered new snippets of what to expect from the agency's long-awaited plans to revise the fiduciary duty standard while also expressing exasperation with the slow rollout of the consolidated audit trail.
A Boston juror’s family emergency led to a mistrial Monday in a bribery case against four former corporate advisers at Georgeson LLC, despite calls from both sides to move forward with a smaller panel.
McDonald’s USA LLC said Monday that it has reached a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board in a case over whether the fast-food giant and its franchisees are jointly liable for alleged labor law violations.
Auto parts manufacturer Sunfield Inc. has agreed to a $1 million penalty as part of a deal settling safety and health violations found at the company’s plant in Hebron, Ohio, after two workers were hurt on the job there in 2016, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Friday.
White & Case LLP became the first U.S. law firm on Monday to report its gender pay gap data to the U.K. government under a new law, revealing a 24 percent divide between what the average man and average woman earns in its London office.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the U.S. solicitor general to weigh in on a case asking when the burden of showing whether an Employee Retirement Income Security Act fiduciary caused an alleged loss shifts from the workers to the fiduciary.
A Texas federal judge on Monday held in contempt lawyers from Outten & Golden LLP and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC and their client, saying they had improperly pursued a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. based on an invalidated overtime rule.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday approved its largest ever whistleblower awards, agreeing to pay out roughly $83 million combined to three tipsters, who are represented by Labaton Sucharow LLP, according to the firm.
Uber has suspended testing of its self-driving cars in several U.S. cities and Toronto on Monday after one of its self-driving cars struck and killed a Tempe, Arizona, woman who was crossing a street in what might be one of the first pedestrian deaths involving an autonomous car operating on public roads.
Blaming an over-leveraged, $2.1 billion debt load and a tough retail environment, Claire's Stores Inc. drove its 7,500-location beauty, accessories and ear-piercing business into Delaware bankruptcy court on Monday, proposing to restructure $1.9 billion in obligations.
By Ed Beeson