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The U.S. government urged the Third Circuit on Monday to hold a former landfill operator partially responsible for a contamination cleanup that cost the Environmental Protection Agency more than $100 million, arguing that a settlement the company struck with New Jersey regulators didn't preclude federal liability.
A Massachusetts federal judge on Tuesday handed a win to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, ordering a Nevada investment adviser and its founder to pay back nearly $29 million they allegedly gained by defrauding clients.
The U.S. Department of Labor must face claims by a coalition of Democratic state attorneys general that a recently finalized joint employer rule is unlawful, a New York federal judge has ruled, saying the states have standing because the regulation might sap them of tax revenue and hike enforcement-related costs.
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is urging the full Federal Circuit to reverse a panel decision tied to Biogen's blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera, warning that the panel's ruling misapplies circuit precedent on patent term extensions and "destabilizes" the Hatch-Waxman Act.
A dozen U.S. attorneys general are pushing Walmart to beef up protections for its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying they have received reports of stores with people too close to one another and locations not being properly cleaned.