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  • January 18, 2017

    Fla. Sues RJR For Stopping Payments Under Tobacco Deal

    Florida's attorney general said Wednesday that the state has stopped receiving annual tobacco settlement payments for the Winston, Kool and Salem cigarette brands since R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. sold them to ITG Brands LLC for $7 billion.

  • January 18, 2017

    11th Circ. Hands Kardashians Loss In Pun-Packed Opinion

    The Kardashian sisters lost a motion to compel arbitration at the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday when a panel in a pun-laced opinion full of wrinkles, blushes and style agreed that a district court rightfully denied their bid to arbitrate with Kroma Makeup EU LLC in a trademark infringement suit.

  • January 18, 2017

    Fraud Conviction Stands, But Atty Wins $13M Penalty Review

    The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday upheld an attorney's conviction for conspiring with former NFL player Willie Gault to inflate a heart-monitor company's stock but vacated $13.2 million in restitution in his sentence, finding the calculations were based on insufficient evidence and failed to consider intervening events.

  • January 18, 2017

    Duane Morris Adds Partners In Miami, Chicago

    Duane Morris LLP has added a former McDermott Will & Emery LLP litigator and international arbitration expert in Miami and a former Locke Lord LLP corporate partner in Chicago, the firm announced Wednesday.

  • January 18, 2017

    Duke Energy To Pay To Resolve Feds' 'Gun-Jumping' Claims

    Duke Energy Corp. has agreed to pay $600,000 in civil penalties to settle the U.S. Department of Justice’s allegations that it took control of a natural gas-fired power plant in Florida from Calpine Corp. before a mandatory waiting period for antitrust review had lapsed, the department announced on Wednesday.

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