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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.