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  • December 04, 2020

    UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

    The past week in London has seen pharmaceutical giant Teva hit Astellas with a patent suit, Volkswagen sue several shippers and Prince Harry sue several tabloids for defamation. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.

  • December 03, 2020

    US Soccer Bias Case Headed To Extra Time Despite Deal

    Despite a partial settlement this week, experts say the U.S. women's national soccer team's landmark bias case appears destined for further court battles as the players push to resuscitate the central claim that they are unfairly paid less than men.

  • December 03, 2020

    Appeals Court Affirms Ex-NFLer's Verdict In Investment Suit

    A Texas appeals court on Thursday upheld an $850,000 jury verdict in favor of a former Houston Oiler over a soured investment in a sports rehab company bearing a former Houston Rocket's name.

  • December 03, 2020

    9th Circ. Says Tribes Can't Make Calif. Curb Rival Card Games

    The Ninth Circuit on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a suit by three Native American tribes seeking to compel California to protect what they claim is their exclusive right to offer card games like blackjack and baccarat, saying the court couldn't make the state enforce its laws against nontribal card rooms.

  • December 03, 2020

    Wachtell, Wilson Sonsini Assist On $4.2B FanDuel Deal

    Ireland-based gambling conglomerate Flutter Entertainment, guided by Wachtell Lipton, has agreed to buy Wilson Sonsini-advised Fastball Holdings' entire FanDuel stake for $4.175 billion, the companies said Thursday, in a deal that increases Flutter's Fanduel holding to 95% and positions it to capitalize on the growing U.S. gambling market.

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