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Commercial Contracts

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Latest News in Commercial Contracts

  • November 14, 2018

    Emerson Says It Doesn't Belong In Ex-Unit's $100M IP Row

    Emerson Electric Co. asked an Illinois federal judge Tuesday to let it out of a $100 million lawsuit claiming its former subsidiary misappropriated trade secrets that caused a rival’s declined lithium-ion battery sales, saying its status as a former parent company makes liability a “factual impossibility.”

  • November 14, 2018

    KPMG Says Millennium Trustee Must Arbitrate $1.8B Claims

    Audit firm KPMG LLP has asked a New York state court to send claims it contributed to the $1.8 billion debt that drove drug testing firm Millennium Labs into bankruptcy to arbitration, saying the trust bringing the claim is bound by the terms of Millennium's contract.

  • November 14, 2018

    Ex-UN Boss Bribe Plans Are Fair Game In FCPA Trial

    A New York federal judge on Wednesday said the government may introduce evidence in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act trial of the head of a Chinese nongovernmental organization that he planned to bribe the same United Nations official at the center of Chinese real estate billionaire Ng Lap Seng’s bribery case.

  • November 14, 2018

    Schorsch, Vereit Move Ahead In $18M Chancery Fee Fight

    A Delaware vice chancellor encouraged former real estate mogul Nicholas Schorsch, a Vereit Inc. affiliate and others to soldier on Wednesday in an $18 million fee advancement dispute linked to litigation over the meltdown of American Realty Capital Partners in 2015 

  • November 14, 2018

    Transport Agency Beats Ex-Worker's Corruption Claims

    A Missouri federal judge threw out a case Wednesday that claimed a Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District development agency cheated the government out of millions in federal funds for its operations and capital improvements, and used the money to make political paybacks, finding no evidence the agency violated federal anti-corruption laws.

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