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- Deloitte Sues Former Vice Chairman. // Public Accounting Report;11/15/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p1
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP against Thomas Flanagan, former longtime partner and vice chairman of the firm, at the federal court in Delaware. The accounting firm allegedly claims that Flanagan used inside information to trade in client...
- INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS. // International Law Update;Feb2009, Vol. 15, p18
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff claims a breach of contract on sales of stocks of a company in Washington, D.C. The federal court reviewed the allegation related to the violation of the defendant on the confidentiality agreement stipulated in the contract. The court also...
- Platinum faces new deception claims. MILLER, VALERIE // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);7/27/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 30, pP5
The article reports on the claims against the Platinum Hotel and Condominium's developer and management company by a group of buyers for alleged deception. Over 30 plaintiffs filed the lawsuit at the Nevada federal court on July 17, 2009 alleging Platinum Condominium Development, Marcus Hotels...
- CHAPTER 10: Selecting the Decision Maker. // Represent Yourself in Court (9781413307108);Jan2008, p211
Chapter 10 of the book "Represent Yourself in Court" is presented. It discusses the entire jury process. It is stated that trial by jury is one of the traditions of the American legal system. In most states, one cannot have a jury trial in cases involving child support and child custody. However...
- The cost of going to trial. Spizzirri, John // Crain's Chicago Business;9/19/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 38, p34
The article reports that only 16 percent of civil lawsuits make it to trial in state court and 2 percent in federal court, according to the National Center for State Courts. Even in basic breach-of-contract cases between small companies, where there might be only one or two witnesses on each...
- It would be wise to consider making a federal case of it. Walters, Bryan // Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/1/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 22, p8
The article cites several business reasons to consider having a lawsuit resolved in federal court, such as having streamlined discovery procedures, alternative dispute resolution, and resolution of pre-trial disputes.
- Medical equipment suppliers sue over bidding program. Young, Jeffrey // Hill;6/12/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 69, p17
The article reports that the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) announced that it filed suit in a Washington, D.C. federal court against Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) acting Administrator Kerry Weems.
- TRADEMARKS. // International Law Update;Jun2003, Vol. 9, p90
Canadian Federal Court of Appeal expunges trademark on words "Boston Chicken" from its registry for lack of distinctiveness acquired by usage in Canada but upholds registration of corresponding logo
- Judge denies motion to stop proceedings in DOMA case. GLAD // Bay Windows;7/12/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 31, p2
The article reports that Judge Vanessa L. Bryant of the U.S. District Court of Connecticut, denied the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's (BLAG) motion to stop the proceedings in Pedersen v. Office of Personnel Management, the challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).