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The law firm that represented Ybrant Media Acquisition Inc. in its now-dismissed Chapter 11 case does not have to return payments from an unauthorized Ybrant subsidiary, a New York bankruptcy judge ruled Thursday, saying a mistake was made but it’s clear the company just wants to pay its legal fees.
Sharp Corp. can't get its suit against entities associated with Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense sent back to state court, with a California federal court finding Wednesday it has jurisdiction because one of the entities that licensed the Sharp trademark and is accused of misrepresenting the quality of its televisions is owned by the Chinese government.
Pryor Cashman LLP has nabbed a former Liner LLP partner in Los Angeles with substantial experience handling complex business litigation, arbitration and mediation in North America, Europe and Asia, particularly in entertainment, media and intellectual property law matters, the firm announced Wednesday.
A recent U.K. white paper indicates a sensible retreat from the government's previous redline of taking back control from the Court of Justice of the European Union. The government has recognized that in order to ensure legal certainty and equal treatment for businesses and individuals, the CJEU must continue to play a considerable, if indirect, role in the U.K., says Mathew Rea of Bryan Cave LLP.
Lloyd’s of London insurers should consider shifting toward out-of-court arbitration to avoid clashes over which tribunal should decide legal disputes after Brexit, their trade organization said Thursday.