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  • December 01, 2022

    DC, Calif., Ill. AGs Try Again To Block Albertsons' $4B Payout

    The District of Columbia, California and Illinois again asked a D.C. federal judge to block Albertsons' planned $4 billion shareholder payout, arguing Thursday that while their temporary restraining order was rejected, they're entitled to a preliminary injunction because further investigation shows the dividend will harm Albertsons.

  • December 01, 2022

    Walgreens Provides Deficient COBRA Notices, Suit Says

    Walgreens was hit with a proposed class action in Florida federal court that accuses the pharmacy chain of failing to adequately notify workers of their right to get continuing health care benefits after leaving their jobs.

  • December 01, 2022

    Ill. Appeals Court Rules BIPA Requires Data Policies Up Front

    An Illinois state appeals court on Wednesday found that the state's biometric privacy law requires companies to set up rules for storing and destroying data once they start collecting it, saying an Illinois metal finisher's obligation to do so was triggered by possessing the plaintiff's information.

  • December 01, 2022

    Freeman Mathis Acquires Chicago Litigation Boutique

    Freeman Mathis & Gary LLP announced Thursday that it would be adding the lawyers of litigation and appellate boutique Purcell & Wardrope to its Chicago office.

  • December 01, 2022

    Could State Ownership Solve US Cannabis Policy Issues?

    Provincial cannabis wholesalers in Canada are enjoying huge profits, begging the question of whether a government-owned cannabis model could eventually be replicated in the U.S. to tackle issues ranging from social equity to overproduction — but this would undoubtedly introduce other complex challenges, says Hilary Bricken at Harris Bricken.

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