Harman adopts exclusive forum bylaw ahead of $8 billion Samsung merger

Dec 1, 2016 By: Lisa Burden

Aiming to avoid facing shareholder lawsuits in multiple jurisdictions, auto electronics maker Harman International Industries Inc. has become the latest company to

Justices hear clashing arguments over laches defense to patent suits

Nov 10, 2016 By: Patrick Hughes

Two diaper manufacturers have presented to the U.S. Supreme Court reasons for and against letting patent infringement defendants take advantage of the

Excess insurer wants out of Campbell Soup patent suit

Nov 10, 2016 By: Jason Schossler

An excess insurer has filed a complaint in intervention in a bid to avoid defending or indemnifying Campbell Soup Co. against a

Brother of punk band’s co-founder can discharge defamation judgment

Nov 4, 2016 By: Donna Higgins

The brother of the deceased co-founder of a 1990s punk group can discharge a defamation judgment against him stemming from a message posted on MySpace about an attorney’s handling of his brother’s probate estate, a Pennsylvania bankruptcy judge has ruled.

Survey highlights outside scrutiny on corporate directors

Nov 2, 2016 By: Nana Ama Sarfo

Many corporate board members say they are facing increased scrutiny from regulators, shareholders and consumers who have unrealistic expectations about directors’ capabilities to oversee corporate activity, according to recent survey results released by executive search firm Spencer Stuart.

New York top court upholds dismissal of ‘champerty’ suit

Nov 1, 2016 By: Peter Hamner

New York state’s highest court has declined to revive a lawsuit brought by a company that purchased investment notes allegedly for the

DOJ, FTC warn HR professionals on ‘naked’ wage fixing, no-poach pacts

Oct 29, 2016 By: Elizabeth T. Brown

The Justice Department has announced it will criminally investigate companies that enter into agreements to fix employee compensation or pledge not to

IP geolocater that targeted couple’s farm cannot escape privacy suit

Oct 28, 2016 By: Dan Ostrach

A Kansas couple can proceed with their federal lawsuit alleging an IP geolocation company wreaked havoc on their lives by identifying their

Companies in various industries feel Hurricane Matthew’s impact

Oct 26, 2016 By: Cory Hester

Hurricane Matthew, which pounded the U.S. southeastern coast in early October, adversely impacted companies across various industries, according to recent filings with

FOIA suit against FBI seeks Black Lives Matter surveillance

Oct 25, 2016 By: Melissa Sachs

Two nonprofit groups have sued the U.S. government in New York federal court, seeking public records about the monitoring and surveillance of public protests concerning Black Lives Matter, racial inequalities, police violence and criminal justice.

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