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  • PwC must face $1 bln lawsuit over MF Global advice Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 27- A federal judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers to face a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting advice was a substantial cause of the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.

  • Ex-HHS official convicted in child porn case Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    Department of Health and Human Services building, Washington.

    A former acting director of cybersecurity at the Department of Health and Human Services has been convicted of several child pornography counts.

  • Aug 27- A Delaware judge granted a request by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and Pershing Square Capital Management for expedited proceedings in a special meeting dispute with Allergan Inc.. Andre Bouchard of Delaware's Court of Chancery scheduled a three-day trial to start Oct. 6. Allergan had proposed a Nov. 24 trial.

  • 2 Chicago men sue taxi company over brief kiss Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Two Chicago men sued a taxi company this week, alleging a driver tried to kick them out of his cab because they shared a short kiss. Matthew McCrea and Steven White filed the lawsuit against Sun Taxi. They claim the driver violated the Illinois Human Rights Act and are seeking an undisclosed amount in damages.

  • Schwab loses $15M 'raiding' case vs Morgan Stanley Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:44 AM ET

    Charles Schwab has lost a case against Morgan Stanley, accusing it of improperly recruiting brokers from a Schwab San Francisco branch.

  • Court rule against Tepco is a 'stretch': Pro     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Curtis Milhaupt, Director of the Center for Japanese Legal Studies at the Columbia Law School, discusses news that the firm has been held responsible for a suicide case.

  • US loses bid to dismiss $25B lawsuit over bailout Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:04 PM ET
    AIG headquarters in New York City.

    A federal judge has rejected the United States' bid to dismiss a more than $25 billion lawsuit filed by ex-AIG CEO.

  • District Judge Thomas Griesa in the federal court in Manhattan, in a ruling made public Tuesday, dismissed Arrow Productions Ltd's $10 million lawsuit against the producers of the film, starring Amanda Seyfried, and its distributor, The Weinstein Company.

  • District Judge Thomas Griesa in Manhattan, in a ruling made public Tuesday, dismissed Arrow Productions Ltd's $10 million lawsuit against the producers of the film, starring Amanda Seyfried, and its distributor, The Weinstein Company.

  • Aug 26- A federal judge has rejected the United States' bid to dismiss a more than $25 billion lawsuit filed by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former chief executive of American International Group, over the insurer's government bailout, clearing the way for a Sept. 29 trial.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- A judge has dismissed London Metal Exchange Ltd as a defendant from U.S. antitrust litigation accusing banks and commodity companies of conspiring to drive up aluminum prices by restricting supply, hurting manufacturers and purchasers.

  • Art lawsuit drags in powerful collecting family Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:59 PM ET
    Ron Perelman, chairman and CEO of MacAndrews & Forbes.

    A widely watched lawsuit between a billionaire and top art tycoon has expanded to include one of the most secretive and powerful families in the art world.

  • The 2008 lawsuit against Philip Morris, an Altria Group Inc company, concerns cigarette sales to the Navy Exchange Service Command and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, both of which operate facilities that sell products to military personnel and their families.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- A U.S. judge has dismissed London Metal Exchange Ltd as a defendant from nationwide antitrust litigation over the alleged fixing of aluminum prices. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan said the LME was an "organ" of the UK government and immune from the lawsuit under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.

  • Judge dismisses LME from aluminum price-fixing lawsuits Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 26- A U.S. judge has dismissed London Metal Exchange Ltd as a defendant from nationwide antitrust litigation over the alleged fixing of aluminum prices. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan said the LME was an "organ" of the UK government and immune from the lawsuit under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- A U.S. judge cast doubt on Monday over a proposed agreement struck between Hewlett-Packard Co and plaintiff shareholders to settle a lawsuit over the computing giant's botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- A U.S. judge cast doubt on Monday over a proposed agreement struck between Hewlett-Packard Co and plaintiff shareholders to settle a lawsuit over the computing giant's botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- A U.S. judge cast doubt on Monday over a proposed agreement struck between Hewlett Packard Co and plaintiff shareholders to settle a lawsuit over the computing giant's botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc. At a hearing on Monday in San Francisco, U.S.

  • Vivus acquires patent rights to Qsymia ingredient Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Vivus has acquired a group of patents covering one of the main ingredients behind its weight loss drug Qsymia from Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Janssen, owned by Johnson& Johnson, agreed at the same time to dismiss the federal lawsuit filed just Friday against Vivus.

  • Priciest divorce ever? How Hamm may lose $17B Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 9:54 AM ET
    Harold Hamm and his wife Sue Ann Hamm, in April, 2012

    Is Harold Hamm's fight to keep his billions "the King Kong of divorce cases"?