California Attorney General Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he would sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency if it blocks the state’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
A district court judge delivered some not-so-sweet news to McNeil Nutritionals LLC on Monday, after it denied the Splenda-maker’s preliminary injunction to block the packaging of rival Heartland Sweetener’s sugarless sweetener product.
In the last several years, U.S. courts have seen a surge in noncompete cases, especially as more employers outside the information technology industry make their employees sign these types of agreements.
An appeals court refused Monday to rehear Pfizer Inc.’s case against Apotex Inc., giving the Canadian generics-maker the green light to launch a generic form of Pfizer’s blockbuster blood-pressure drug Norvasc.
A judge has stuck 3M Co. with a class action settlement worth nearly $40 million, effectively ending more than a decade of antitrust litigation against the company over scotch tape.
A district court judge on Monday denied the Federal Trade Commission’s request for an injunction against Equitable Resources Inc.’s proposed takeover of the Peoples Natural Gas Co. until an appeals court rules on the Commission’s appeal.
Since the Energy Act of 2005 deregulated the public utility industry and ignited widespread consolidation, utility mergers have been facing heightened scrutiny from state regulators skeptical of massive cross-border unions.
Washington, D.C.-based Crowell & Moring LLP continues to grow its New York office with the addition of a former federal prosecutor to its white collar and securities litigation group.
The U.S. Trustee overseeing the Chapter 11 proceedings of Le-Nature’s Inc. has objected to a bid for administrative fees by the Rabin Group, which unsuccessfully sought to act as the auctioneer of the bankrupt drink maker's assets.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s request for a preliminary injunction blocking Equitable Resources Inc.’s proposed acquisition of a Pennsylvania natural gas company.
After forking over $80 million last year to end a long-running bid-rigging investigation, Ace Ltd. has agreed to shell out another $9 million in fines and restitution to Pennsylvania to put to rest allegations of market collusion in the insurance industry.
Industrial holding company Trinity Industries Inc. filed a notice of removal Friday in federal court in a breach of contract case brought by natural gas company Equitable Resources Inc. over outstanding gas distribution fees.
In a win for Johnson & Johnson, a U.S. appeals court has upheld a ban on the sale of a cheap version of the pharmaceutical giant’s antipsychotic drug Risperdal for the life of its key patent.
The company that makes the narcotic pain killer Oxycontin and three former executives pled guilty Thursday to charges of misbranding the drug and agreed to fork over more than $700 million in payments to the government.
Eye surgery equipment maker Synergetics Inc. has denied rival Innovatech Surgical Inc.’s counterclaims in a suit over a patent for directional laser probe technology.
Drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma has agreed to pay 26 states and the District of Columbia $19.5 million to settle allegations that it encouraged doctors to prescribe OxyContin for unapproved uses and did not adequately disclose the potential for abuse of the drug.
A judge has certified a Philadelphia class in an antitrust suit that alleges Comcast Corp. established a monopoly in the region.
A district court has approved a $93 million settlement between Cigna Corp. and its shareholders, bringing an end to a securities class action lawsuit that has dragged on for five years.
Pennsylvania’s two largest insurance companies have formally requested that the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance review their proposed $120 million merger to ensure that the deal does not violate antitrust statutes.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that local governments can require trash haulers to dump waste at specific sites, even if they are more expensive, as long as they are public corporations, finding that so-called flow ordinances do not discriminate against interstate commerce.