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The European Commission on Wednesday stepped up its efforts to be a global leader in artificial intelligence, announcing the investment of €1.5 billion ($1.83 billion) to boost research in the transportation, health care and other key sectors and revealing plans to develop ethical guidelines and product liability standards before the end of next year.
A New Jersey state judge on Tuesday rejected Horizon Healthcare Services Inc.’s bid to hold two separate bench trials over three hospitals’ claims that the insurer’s tiered health coverage plan leaves them competitively disadvantaged.
A Texas laboratory ordered to pay $30.6 million under the False Claims Act for allegedly inflated travel expenses asked a Texas federal judge Tuesday to reconsider the ruling, saying a jury should hear argument on whether the lab and its owner knew their billing practices were problematic.
Advent International and Bain Capital are eying Eli Lilly's animal health business, TransUnion's bid to buy Callcredit from GTCR has backing from $1.4 billion in leveraged loans, and Quality Care Properties received a $2 billion acquisition offer.
Investment firm Altas Partners LP has agreed to acquire a graduate health sciences university with a network of campuses across the U.S. and online for $400 million from Laureate Education Inc., a network of higher education institutes, in a deal that was guided by Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Cooley LLP.