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An attorney representing former NFL players in the concussion settlement in Pennsylvania federal court said Friday that “institutionalized” and other unrepresented ex-players should be given two years to register for potential settlement benefits, upping his initial, one-year request from earlier this month.
The liquidating trustee of defunct ticket reseller National Events Holdings LLC has begun a long-anticipated investigation into the events surrounding the downfall of the alleged Ponzi scheme vehicle and the disappearance of $70 million, filing a flurry of motions in New York bankruptcy court seeking discovery from seven big banks.
In this week's Taxation With Representation, one Andeavor master limited partnership buys another for $1.5 billion, a transportation logistics company trades hands between private investment companies for nearly $1 billion, two clothing companies join up in an $820 million deal, and the Miami Marlins get traded for $1.2 billion.
The Pennsylvania Superior Court said Wednesday it would not reconsider a $20 million jury verdict in favor of a country club management company in a fight with a real estate developer over the reduction of a residential project around a club, which the company claimed flouted their contract.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday it was handing a Russian triple jump athlete a four-year ban for doping violations and that she would forfeit several titles and awards earned over the span of several years.