Hospital network Partners HealthCare struck a deal Monday with Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, clearing Partners' bid to acquire South Shore Hospital and Hallmark Health Systems after the network agreed to cap prices and limit its expansion for up to 10 years.
K&L Gates LLP said on Tuesday it has bolstered its financial services practice area in its Boston and Pittsburgh offices with the addition of an ex-Reed Smith LLP attorney who has expertise in international investment management and private equity.
The trustee for now-bankrupt New England Compounding Pharmacy Inc., which was linked to a fatal meningitis outbreak, agreed Monday to give the Tennessee Department of Health $5 million in unsecured claims to end administrative proceedings against the company claiming it had violated state pharmacy laws leading up to the outbreak.
Blackstone is reportedly selling five Boston-area properties for $2.1 billion, while Apple is said to be moving into New York's Upper East Side, and a SoHo retail space reportedly is selling for a new per-square-foot record.
The wife of a co-owner of bankrupt TelexFree Inc., which authorities have accused of running an elaborate $1.1 billion pyramid scheme, was detained as she tried to flee the country and is being held on a material witness warrant, prosecutors said Friday.
Casino developer KG Urban Enterprises LLC, which is bidding for a gambling license in southeastern Massachusetts, on Thursday dropped its First Circuit appeal of a lower court’s dismissal of its suit alleging that the state’s gambling expansion law was unfairly partial to tribal gambling interests.
A Massachusetts appeals court ruled Wednesday that companies can recover attorneys' fees for work done by in-house counsel on successful state unfair trade practices claims in a contract dispute between two companies that make light sticks and other luminescent products.
Massachusetts' highest court ruled Thursday that maintaining open forest space for conservation activity qualifies as a charitable purpose under state law and exempts such land holders from local property taxes, handing a victory to a nonprofit group that challenged taxes on its land.
All property owned by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is expressly exempted from taxation under state law even when leased by a private entity, a state appeals court ruled on Wednesday in a battle over the taxability of Boston’s historic South Station.
The co-owner of bankrupt TelexFree Inc., which authorities have accused of running an elaborate $1.1 billion pyramid scheme, is not on the run and plans to fight the criminal charge against him, his attorney said Monday.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. and a subsidiary filed suit in Massachusetts federal court Wednesday in a bid to quash an arbitration order that curtailed its right to access Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.’s books before having to issue payments under a reinsurance treaty.
A Massachusetts federal court on Wednesday tossed an American International Group Inc. unit's lawsuit challenging boiler manufacturer Weil-McLain's pursuit of excess coverage for asbestos injury settlements, holding the dispute should be heard by an Indiana state court instead.
Keds LLC hit rival shoemaker Vans Inc. with a suit in Massachusetts federal court, accusing at least 21 Vans shoes of infringing Keds' trademark blue label on the heels of its sneakers.
Massachusetts gambling authorities on Thursday made a preliminary decision to boot Boston's efforts to score host community status on Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts Ltd.'s proposed $1 billion casino projects, paving the way for a license decision to possibly be made this year.
U.S. senators on Thursday confirmed a Godfrey & Kahn SC partner and two other nominees for open federal judicial slots and also advanced the nominations of several Florida judicial nominees, including a district judge nominated to fill a vacancy on the Eleventh Circuit.
Massachusetts auto dealers urged the state’s highest court on Tuesday to confer them standing to sue Tesla Motors Inc. for allegedly flouting state law through its direct-to-consumer sales model, another in a series of similar battles unfolding in state courts nationwide.
The First Circuit on Wednesday revived allegations that the Boston Police Department's drug testing program discriminates against black employees, finding that a group of current and former officers had made a prima facie showing of disparate impact.
Urban Outfitters Inc. subsidiary Free People LLC violated fair business laws by collecting customers' ZIP codes during credit card transactions and using the information to send them junk mail, according to a putative class action removed to Massachusetts federal court Monday.
A Massachusetts federal judge on Friday trimmed the majority of a putative antitrust class action against Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. but left in place allegations from cranberry growers that the juice giant had used predatory pricing methods to maintain a monopoly in the market.
A Massachusetts federal judge on Friday shot down the town of Barnstable and others’ challenge to an offshore wind farm and allegation that the state illegally pressured a utility company to buy power from the project when approving a merger, finding the opponents can't sue the state in federal court.