Fee-Shifting Bylaw Valid Under Del. Law, Tennis Tour Says

Law360, Wilmington (February 19, 2014, 8:08 PM EST) -- ATP Tour Inc. urged Delaware's Supreme Court on Wednesday to find that the fee-shifting bylaw adopted by its board is in line with state law, a ruling key to the tennis association's bid to recover more than $17 million in attorneys' fees from member organizations that brought an unsuccessful antitrust suit.

ATP, a nonprofit that governs a worldwide men's tennis circuit, successfully defended a federal antitrust suit launched by the German Tennis Federation and the Qatar Tennis Federation, but a Delaware federal judge refused the tour's request...
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