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Travelers Indemnity Co. must cover hedge fund Standard General LP's costs to defend a defamation lawsuit brought by American Apparel's ousted CEO Dov Charney, a New York federal judge ruled Friday, finding that a policy exclusion for employment-related claims doesn't bar coverage.
Uber Technologies Inc. founder Travis Kalanick on Friday moved to trump a Benchmark Capital Partners LP Delaware lawsuit seeking to oust him from the company’s board, declaring in a bitterly worded motion and brief that disputes over board voting must go to arbitration.
The U.S. trustee’s office told a New York bankruptcy court Thursday that counsel for Ybrant Digital, which filed for Chapter 11 after getting hit with a $37 million arbitration award in a dispute with a South Korean technology company, should return fees that were purportedly received from unauthorized Ybrant subsidiaries.
The New York federal judge overseeing the criminal case against former Platinum Partners executives threatened to throw the book at one of the defendants' Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP attorneys on Friday if she hears more of what she deemed “reprehensible” and potentially intimidating contact with could-be witnesses.
Enough of Stada Arzneimittel AG investors have backed Bain Capital’s and Cinven’s sweetened €4.12 billion ($4.8 billion) takeover of the German pharmaceutical company for it to move forward, after an earlier buyout offer from the private equity shops fell flat, according to a Friday statement.