Mar 6, 2014 By: Pamela S. Park
In advance of its March 18 annual meeting, The Walt Disney Co. is attempting to persuade shareholders to vote “yes” on its say-on-pay proposal, and to vote against shareholders’ proposals on proxy access and change-in-control payments.
Mar 3, 2014 By: Jason Seashore
The World Intellectual Property Organization recently awarded Facebook Inc. ownership of 12 domain names belonging to several registrants, deeming each of the domains confusingly similar to the “Facebook” trademark.
Mar 3, 2014 By: Michael Glasser
Gianni Versace SPA, the high-end Italian fashion company, announced plans to sell a 20 percent stake in the company to U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group for a combination of cash and stock.
Feb 25, 2014 By: Nick Gardner
A California lawyer took in $300,000 in “legal expenses” as part of a motion picture finance scheme that defrauded dozens of investors of $1.8 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit filed in Los Angeles federal court.
Feb 21, 2014 By: Cory Hester
When preparing a risk factor disclosure for an annual report on Form 10-K, issuers pay particular attention to new developments and regulations that may materially affect the company
Feb 21, 2014 By: Michael Nordskog
(Editor’s Note: This post is an excerpt from an article appearing in Practitioner Insights on WestlawNext) A debtor whose ex-fiancee absconded with the
Feb 20, 2014 By: Michael Glasser
A stockholder of Time Warner Cable Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Time Warner, certain of its officers and directors, Comcast Corp. and its merger subsidiary in response to Comcast’s proposed $45.2 billion acquisition of the cable company.
Feb 14, 2014 By: Lisa Uhlman
Ritz Camera & Image LLC’s bankruptcy trustee was dealt a blow when a Delaware bankruptcy judge ruled four of his claims against camera maker Canon U.S.A. Inc. did not survive a motion to dismiss.
Feb 5, 2014 By: Elizabeth T. Brown
The indirect-purchaser and the end-payor plaintiffs in the Skelaxin multidistrict antitrust litigation have lost their bid for class certification.
Jan 15, 2014 By: Keith Harris
“Exceedingly disturbing” actions taken by an attorney in connection with a couple’s Chapter 7 case while he was under a law license suspension has led a Texas bankruptcy judge to bar the lawyer from practicing before the court for at least two years.