Bankrupt mining company Asarco LLC filed suit against Grupo Mexico SA on Friday, accusing its parent company of contributing to its debt by fraudulently shifting Asarco’s stake in lucrative Peruvian copper mines to another company.
Sears Holdings Corp. said Monday it would appeal a verdict from a Texas jury forcing the company to fork over $73.5 million to bondholders to atone for allegedly illegal bond redemptions.
With an energy practice boasting a who’s who of former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission attorneys, it is little wonder the firm Heller Ehrman is recognized for its work in industry restructuring and deregulation.
In a move that could influence the ongoing criminal investigation into improper tax shelters, a district court judge has determined that a popular tax shelter is not legitimate.
A judge has tossed a case involving claims that Wyeth’s hormone replacement therapy Prempro caused a Texas woman’s breast cancer, marking the latest victory for the drug maker as it faces a slew of similar claims nationwide.
OSI Restaurant Partners Inc., owner of the Outback Steakhouse chain, has been accused in a shareholder lawsuit of failing to shop around for the best bid before latching on to a $3.2 billion offer from a pair of private equity firms.
Computer maker Dell Inc. inflated profits by hundreds of millions of dollars through "secret and likely illegal" kickbacks from chip maker Intel Corp., according to a shareholder lawsuit filed late Wednesday against both companies.
Japan’s largest telecommunications company has lost a battle in its long-running patent war with the University of Texas, with a court ruling the company was not entitled to immunity from U.S. jurisdiction.
Taking a page from a federal appeals court, a Houston district judge has tossed out the conviction of the former chief financial officer for Enron Corp.’s broadband unit in light of the higher court recently overturning a jury conviction in a similar case.
A Honolulu, Hawaii-based company went on the legal warpath Wednesday, filing two patent infringement suits against defendants including Time Warner Inc., Comcast Cable Communications LLC and Samsung Telecommunications America LP over cell phones and cable modems.
A shareholder of Clear Channel Communications has challenged the media company’s attempt to sell the company, saying the bidding process was rigged by top executives who are part of a group of investors that wants to take over the company.
Two natural gas companies said Wednesday that they reached a $100 million settlement agreement, putting an end to ongoing litigation over a contract involving the purchase and re-sale of liquefied natural gas.
Holland & Hart has snagged two attorneys to round out the firm’s natural resources team in its Salt Lake City office.
Express Scripts Inc. on Wednesday said it would withdraw the pre-merger notification it sent the Federal Trade Commission and file a new one, giving the agency another month to review the pharmaceutical benefits company’s proposed takeover of rival Caremark Rx Inc.
Accolade Systems LLC has filed two lawsuits in eastern Texas accusing defendants including Symantec Corp. and Citrix Systems Inc. of infringing a patent relating to remote access, and seeking an injunction that would shut down the defendants’ remote access products and services.
A dispute between two educational software makers got a second wind on Thursday, with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office agreeing to take a second look at a patent covering e-learning tools in response to a challenge from a software group.
A merger between pharmaceutical benefit top guns Caremark Rx Inc. and Express Scripts Inc. would further stifle an already concentrated market and make it even harder for smaller companies to break through, an antitrust think tank warned the Federal Trade Commission on Monday.
A federal judge in Tennessee has scheduled a trial in March 2008 in the employee class action against Tyson Foods Inc., which accuses the food-processing giant of depressing wages by hiring illegal workers.
Complaints against drug manufacturer Pfizer over its now-shelved painkiller Bextra continue to grow, with yet another lawsuit this week joining the class action.
Quietflex Manufacturing Co. has greed to pay 78 former and current Latino employees $2.8 million, settling the workers’ claim that the company routinely discriminated against them, assigning them to a less desirable department and failing to pay overtime wages.