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  • August 18, 2017

    Bigger Claim Window Sought For Institutionalized NFLers

    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.

  • August 18, 2017

    Bankrupt Ticket Co. Trustee Seeks Subpoenas For Big Banks

    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.

  • August 18, 2017

    Taxation With Representation: Sullivan, Kirkland, Davis Polk

    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.

  • August 18, 2017

    Country Club Biz Keeps $20M Award Over Shrunk Project

    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.

  • August 18, 2017

    Russian Triple Jumper Gets 4-Year Ban For Doping

    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.

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