Fast food franchise owner Treasure Isles Inc. has sued Yum Brands Inc., accusing Yum of driving it into bankruptcy by abandoning the development of co-branded Long John Silver’s and A&W restaurants.
Relying on the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Morrison v. National Australia Bank, a federal judge has dismissed so-called foreign-squared plaintiffs who purchased Alstom SA equity securities on the French stock exchange from a securities fraud class action against the company.
Broadband Express LLC has become the latest digital cable company to be hit with a proposed collective action alleging it denied technicians overtime pay.
Children's restaurant chain Chuck E. Cheese's on Wednesday instituted a voluntary recall of 1.2 million promotional toys, saying that the toys' batteries can become exposed and cause an ingestion hazard.
BCI Aircraft Leasing Inc. CEO Brian Hollnagel has pled not guilty to fraud, obstruction and bribery charges stemming from allegations that he and others rigged a $50 million investment scheme and jammed up the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s inquiry into their purported wrongdoing.
Minnesota's highest court has nixed a bid to revive a class action alleging Life Time Fitness Inc. violated the state's Fair Labor Standards Act by treating its executives and managers as wage workers but calling them salaried employees and refusing to pay them overtime.
The U.S. trustee overseeing the bankruptcy of Chicago-style pizza chain Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. has asked the court to reduce Ernst & Young LLP's fees by 10 percent, but she otherwise had no problem with the roughly $6.5 million professionals requested for their work on the case.
Several Dunkin' Brands units have sued Miami-area Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins franchisees for continuing to operate shops despite missed fee payments, alleging breach of contract, trademark infringement and unfair competition.
Burger King Holdings Inc. has been hit with a putative class action by shareholders over an agreement to sell itself to investment firm 3G Capital Management LLC for $4 billion.
Prosecutors have filed new fraud, obstruction and bribery charges against grounded BCI Aircraft Leasing Inc. CEO Brian Hollnagel, accusing him and others of participating in a $50 million fraudulent investment scheme and jamming up the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s inquiry into their alleged wrongdoing.
A judge has refused to block a proposed $1.2 billion merger between Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. and fellow car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc., saying the Dollar Thrifty board acted reasonably even though Avis Budget Group Inc. made a higher offer.
Antitrust and consumer class action defender Tom Gilbertsen has joined Venable LLP's Washington office as partner from Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, boosting Venable's bench at a time when consumer issues remain at the forefront of the nation's consciousness.
A bankruptcy judge has approved Centaur LLC’s disclosure statement but requested further submissions from the debtor and the unsecured creditors committee to come to a decision on whether the committee will be allowed to pursue $192 million in claims against the debtor.
A federal judge has ruled that Credit Suisse Group AG won't be able to recoup more than $229 million on a loan gone bad to Yellowstone Mountain Club LLC, a Montana ski and golf resort development that entered bankruptcy in 2008.
The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly investigating whether Google Inc.'s $700 million acquisition of flight information software company ITA Software Inc. may harm competition in the travel search engine industry.
Jackson Lewis LLP has been crowned by corporate counsel as the No. 1 firm for employment litigation work, a new report reveals.
Whether recovering billions of dollars for policyholders in a sprawling 16-year-long asbestos exposure case or winning precedent-setting Superfund coverage decisions, John Heintz of Dickstein Shapiro LLP has been on the forefront of policyholder victories, earning him a spot as one of Law360’s 10 Most Admired Insurance Attorneys.
A Rhode Island-based construction firm has sued Travelers Casualty & Surety of America and Honeywell Building Solutions SES Corp. seeking payment for its work on a $9.8 million project at a U.S. Navy base.
A federal judge has preliminarily signed off on a $6.5 million settlement in a suit between a class of Florida counties and a slew of travel websites — including Priceline.com Inc. and Expedia Inc. — accused of dodging hotel occupancy taxes.
Expedia Inc. and subsidiary Hotels.com LP have buried the hatchet with Priceline.com Inc., settling a suit accusing Priceline of engaging in unfair competition and false advertising by running ads claiming the travel site's prices are dramatically lower than Expedia's.