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  • April 28, 2017

    'Sensitive' Freight Shipper For DOD Must Face FCA Claims

    A Georgia federal judge left largely intact Friday a government False Claims Act suit accusing a domestic trucking company of bribing U.S. Department of Defense contracting officials in pursuit of “sensitive freight shipments” and then inflating shipping costs, trimming only state law claims barred by the underlying contract’s existence.

  • April 28, 2017

    DOT Raises Fines For Pipeline Safety Violations

    Entities that violate federal pipeline safety laws will face new, increased fines of $209,002 for each day the violation continues, or more than $2 million for a related series of violations, under revised maximum civil penalties that the U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Thursday.

  • April 28, 2017

    New GM Says Tronox Decision Blocks Successor Liability

    General Motors LLC tried Thursday to use the Second Circuit’s recent Tronox ruling to shut down the onslaught of faulty ignition suits it’s been fighting for years, telling a New York federal court those claims would benefit all the creditors of its predecessor Old GM, and therefore only Old GM should be liable for them.

  • April 28, 2017

    Cabo Verde Hasn't Answered Suit Over Award, Court Told

    A U.S. financial services firm asked a D.C. federal court Friday to find Cabo Verde in default after the African island nation failed to respond to the company's petition seeking to confirm a $190,000 arbitral award over an allegedly broken contract to manage the country's airline.

  • April 28, 2017

    Maersk Line Pays $4B To Acquire Hamburg Sud

    The boards of Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have agreed to the sale of container shipping line Hamburg Sud to Maersk, the world's biggest container shipping company, for €3.7 billion ($4 billion), the companies said on Friday.

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