Tobacco Co. Told to Put Up $12B to Appeal Ruling
- Tobacco Yields Stable as Another Class-Action Case Dies. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;5/29/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31645, p40
Tobacco bond yields remained stable at recently improved levels in the mid-7 percent range on May 29, 2003 after a Massachusetts judge decertified a class-action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc. and a federal judge refused to drop claims of misleading advertising against the tobacco...
- SIA, BMA Fight A Sweeping Precedent. O'Connor, Colleen // Investment Dealers' Digest;5/30/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 21, p11
The article reports that the Bond Market Association (BMA) and the Securities Industry Association (SIA) recently submitted an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a recently rendered decision in the growing saga of the case "Dabit versus Merrill lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith,"...
- SOUTHWEST Bond-Watch. // Bond Buyer;5/24/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32139, p28
The article presents information related to bond market. Voters in Cave Creek approved a $50 million revenue election to finance water and wastewater improvements. The city last month began recommendation proceedings against Global Water Corp. to acquire the utility through eminent domain. The...
- Oregon Supreme Court to Rule on Hotel Bond Financing. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;11/16/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34410, p1
The Oregon Supreme Court will hear a case challenging the legality of a bond-financed hotel near the Oregon Convention Center, a project that has been tied up in legal difficulty for years.
- Judge: 'Closed Bond Market' Not a Conspiracy. Kite, Shane // Securities Industry News;10/6/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 39, p1
Reports on the ruling of federal appeals court Judge Edward R. Becker on a case about conspiracy in the securities industry. Discussion on transparency in the bond trading market; Details of a claim made by InterVest Financial Services; Rejection by the judge on the claim in favor of SG Cowen...
- Munis Unchanged to Slightly Firmer. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;5/20/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32882, p2
The article reports on the performance of the municipal bond market in the U.S. as of May 19, 2008. A bond trader in Los Angeles, California, said the market remained unchanged. Meanwhile, the Treasury bond market showed some gains; the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was 3.84% and...
- Judge Vacates SEC's Allen Park Fraud Judgments. Devitt, Caitlin; Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;11/20/2014, Issue 34214, p1
A federal judge wants more information on bond firms involved in a $31 million borrowing by Allen Park, Mich. that was the target of a recent SEC probe.
- Nashville wins a stay. Greczyn, Mary // Waste News;01/12/98, Vol. 3 Issue 34, p6
Reports that Metro Nashville is planning to appeal a November 5, 1997 ruling in which an ordinance steering trash to a waste-to-energy plant unconstitutionally restricts interstate commerce. Identification of the last court round winner; Information on Metro Nashville's plans; Comments from...
- Burn ban remains off in Hays County - for now. // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);5/30/2012, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p2A
The article informs that the ban against burning in Hays County, Texas has been lifted with an order from the Hays County Commissioners Court on May 29, 2012.
- That's one demeanor that should be missed. Omelianuk, Scott // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Jun97, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p160
Reports that a judge dismissed the charges against a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania woman who was arrested for public indecency. Circumstances relating to the incident.