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Latest News in Competition

  • August 17, 2018

    Cooley Adds Ex-Boies Schiller Trial Partner In NY

    Cooley LLP said Thursday that it has hired a former Boies Schiller Flexner LLP trial partner with experience representing financial institutions and sports and entertainment clients in securities and antitrust litigation, as well as in international and domestic arbitrations, bolstering its offerings in New York.

  • August 17, 2018

    US Takes Ex-HSBC Trader's Extradition Win To Top UK Court

    The U.S. is appealing the denial of extradition of a former HSBC foreign exchange trader to the U.K.'s highest court, prosecutors said Thursday, to face charges in New York alleging he and a colleague defrauded bank client Cairn Energy PLC by trading ahead of a $3.5 billion forex deal for the Scottish oil and gas developer.

  • August 17, 2018

    Egg Producers Cite 3rd Circ. Ruling In Scramble To Exit MDL

    Several egg producers asked a Pennsylvania federal judge Friday to toss a decade-old egg product price-fixing lawsuit against them, arguing that a recent Third Circuit ruling meant that only direct purchasers could sue the farmers in the multidistrict litigation.

  • August 17, 2018

    Class Counsel In $2B Forex Deal Awarded $22M In Expenses

    A New York federal judge on Thursday awarded nearly $22.5 million to an investor class' counsel for litigation expenses incurred in a $2.3 billion settlement resolving claims that 15 banks colluded to rig benchmark exchange rates in the foreign exchange markets.

  • August 17, 2018

    Ex-Lannett Execs Face Derivative Suit Over Antitrust Probes

    A shareholder of Lannett Co. Inc. has slapped several former executives at the generic-drug maker with a derivative lawsuit in Pennsylvania federal court, accusing them of orchestrating a damaging price-fixing scheme to artificially inflate the firm’s stock price.

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