True to its word, Virgin Media has decided to take British Sky Broadcasting to the U.K. High Court as the dispute over the price of certain channels between the top British media conglomerates continues to rage.
A significant race discrimination case against Coca-Cola Bottling Co. is set for dismissal from the Supreme Court just a week before the Justices were scheduled to hear arguments.
A California jury has handed Iconix Brand Group Inc. a victory in a longstanding trademark infringement lawsuit, awarding the fashion brand owner $45 million in compensatory damages.
FedEx Express will pay more than $50 million to settle a racial discrimination suit that alleged it treated minority employees worse by not promoting them, disciplining them for small matters and paying them poorly.
Not all is sweet at Tate & Lyle PLC, one of the world’s largest sugar makers, which has filed a patent infringement case with the United States International Trade Commission against three Chinese manufacturers over technology used to make sucralose.
Baring its teeth for the third time this year, South Korea’s competition watchdog has imposed a 5.6 billion won ($6 million) fine on two synthetic rubber companies for alleged price collusion.
An Arkansas judge granted Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s request to stop fired security operative Bruce Gabbard from talking to any more reporters, court papers revealed on Monday.
Electronics retailer Circuit City Stores Inc.’s plan to reduce costs by laying off 3,400 high-waged workers has prompted a proposed class action lawsuit claiming age discrimination.
An internal investigation at bookstore chain Barnes & Noble Inc. has uncovered evidence of widespread options backdating, but the bookstore attributes the questionable options dates to a misunderstanding over the legality of the practice.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been hit with at least six new proposed class actions since April 2, all alleging the retail giant deleted thousands of hours of work time from employees’ payroll records.
With Congoleum still languishing in Chapter 11 after years in bankruptcy, the roofing manufacturer’s bondholders are lashing out at Kenesis Group LLC, demanding that the consulting firm give back $1.5 million in fees due to its allegedly negligent behavior.
Outback Steakhouse faces a potential nationwide class action on behalf of up to 150,000 female workers over claims the Australia-themed restaurant chain engaged in a pattern of sex discrimination across the U.S. and overlooked women for management posts.
After trying to block the proposed merger, the U.S. Department of Justice has negotiated a settlement with Cemex SA that will require the Mexican ready-mix concrete producer to make certain divestures if its hostile takeover bid for rival Rinker Group succeeds.
The battle for dominance over the multibillion-dollar athletic shoe market has hit the courtroom, with Reebok International Ltd. claiming that market leader Nike Inc. has infringed a patent for collapsible shoes.
Global Home Products LLC has asked the bankruptcy court overseeing its Chapter 11 proceedings for 120-day extensions of its exclusive rights to file and lobby for creditor support of a reorganization plan.
When a facility is sold to a new owner, employees who continue to work under the same terms and conditions they had under the previous owner are not considered laid-off, a circuit court ruled Monday.
Portrait Corp. of America Inc.’s unsecured creditors have objected to the bankrupt photography company’s plan to give top executives a “king’s ransom” in bonuses, claiming such payments would drastically reduce their own recoveries.
Nellson Nutraceutical Inc. has asked the bankruptcy court in charge of its Chapter 11 proceedings for permission to pay out reduced bonuses to employees, after not meeting benchmarks that would have triggered full payment.
Starbucks has brewed itself up a cup of trouble with the National Labor Relations Board, which accused the coffee chain Friday of illegally fighting union activity at four shops in Manhattan.
Star Scientific Inc. was denied a motion Friday that would have expedited its appeal of the court’s decision to grant R.J. Reynolds summary judgment in a closely watched patent suit.