Today’s top litigation news on Westlaw News & Insight

November 1, 2010

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Cement could unglue Halliburton's BP spill defense Cement could unglue Halliburton’s BP spill defense
New criticism of Halliburton’s work on BP’s blown-out Gulf of Mexico well could make it harder for the world’s second-largest oilfield services company to escape significant responsibility for the disaster.
UBS whistleblower claims that prosecutor obstructed probe UBS whistleblower claims prosecutor obstructed probe
The jailed whistleblower in a landmark tax evasion case against UBS is accusing a top U.S. Justice Department lawyer of “criminal conduct” for thwarting his efforts to cooperate with investigations of the Swiss bank by federal regulators and the U.S. Senate.
Lions Gate sues Icahn Lions Gate sues Icahn
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. sued Carl Icahn on Thursday, alleging the billionaire interfered with its earlier efforts to merge with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and other studios. The suit comes even as the two are proceeding with a joint effort to effect a merger with MGM.

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