In the mid-'80s Ivan Boesky was the harbinger of today's hedge fund operators. He functioned as an arbitrageur and amassed a very large fortune.
Just around the recent Thanksgiving holiday, a federal district court granted final approval of the record-setting $22.5 million settlement between the Federal Trade Commission and Google, which had been accused of violating the terms of a previous consent order with the agency.
According to class action counsel, Papa John’s could be civilly liable for more than $250 million in damages, as a result of a recent decision by a Washington federal court judge to certify a class of consumers in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit.
Many video game creators go to great lengths to ensure that their games are highly realistic.
The payment of severance in the event of a termination of employment is often conditioned on the execution of a release agreement.
The M&A market has continued to experience heightened hostile M&A activity. Despite an inherently high failure rate, hostile offers remain an option for acquisitive strategic companies as well as hedge funds and activist investors.
Working with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission announced a collaborative effort targeting deceptive and misleading mortgage advertisements.
Two federal circuit courts have recently issued major decisions involving the False Claims Act ("FCA") that promise to have a major impact on future litigation.
On November 16, 2012, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released its 2013 "Corporate Governance Policy Updates and Process," which will be used in its proxy voting recommendations for this upcoming annual meeting season.