WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a lower-court ruling that favored the former employees who objected to the change. On a unanimous vote, the nine-member court handed a win to M&G Polymers USA, a subsidiary of Italy-...» Read More
As I predicted here on this blog this morning, the American Needle vs. The NFL Supreme Court hearing was a total buzzkill.
You are going to be told over and over again today that this American Needle case against the NFL, that is being heard today in front of the Supreme Court, is a case of paramount importance. That it can forever change how sports leagues are run.
In the coming decade, Linux and other open source implementations will continue their migration from back office transaction processing and mission critical applications to the mobile and desktop computing spaces. This will transform the nature of communications and computing devices from static and utilitarian to dynamic and intelligent, writes Keith Bergelt, CEO of Open Invention Network.
The Supreme Court says it will decide how much privacy workers have when they send text messages from company accounts.
Attorneys for former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling say the law under which he was convicted in 2006 is "unconstitutionally vague," and that he government has repeatedly misused the law to suit "whatever meaning is necessary to prosecute whatever defendant happens to be in the government's sights."
The Supreme Court has raised doubts about the validity of part of the anti-fraud law enacted in response to Enron and other corporate scandals early this decade.
Pfizer said it would pull 1,400 jobs out of New London within two years and move most of them a few miles away to a campus it owns in Groton, Conn., as a cost-cutting measure. It would leave behind the city’s biggest office complex and an adjacent swath of barren land that was cleared of dozens of homes to make room for a hotel, stores and condominiums that were never built.
Supreme Court justices took up a case on Monday that could reshape the realm of what can be patented, and expressed skepticism about giving protection to abstract business innovations.
In the wake of the financial crisis and its attendant repercussions across the global economy, the U.S. Congress stands poised to address the issue of patent reform, writes Keith Bergelt, CEO of Open Invention Network.
When former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling appeals to the Supreme Court the 2006 conviction that sent him to prison for a 24-year sentence, his defense will argue that the "honest services" statute under which he was convicted lacks clarity, Skilling's attorney Daniel Petrocelli told CNBC Monday.
The Supreme Court will consider throwing out the convictions of former Enron Chief Executive Officer Jeff Skilling for his role in the collapse of the onetime energy giant.
The Supreme Court has refused to hear former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio's appeal of his insider trading conviction.
The new Supreme Court term that begins Monday will be dominated by cases concerning corporations, compensation and the financial markets that could signal the justices’ attitude toward regulatory constraints at a time of extraordinary government intervention in the economy.
Hispanic America is celebrating Saturday’s swearing-in of Sonia Sotomayor as a Supreme Court Justice. African-Americans are happy that both the Attorney General of the United States and the man in the Oval Office are black like them. And much of Caucasian Nation is breathing a self-satisfied sigh of relief because diversity has flowered and our country’s long-standing, race problems are behind us.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor to be the first Hispanic justice.
Though Sonia Sotomayor is widely expected to win confirmation to the US Supreme Court, the business community is still wondering just what kind of justice she'll be
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor defended herself Tuesday against charges that her speeches and rulings show racial bias, telling a Senate panel vetting her nomination that critics had misunderstood her record.
In fewer than 45 days each, General Motors and Chrysler swept through government-sponsored sales in bankruptcy court — quick tours that most people in the legal community thought impossible not long ago.
It's been a tumultuous summer for DVR service TiVo, with a handful of court rulings that have sent the stock bouncing all over the place. The latest news is sending the stock down.
President Obama's approval rating eased by five points this spring as Americans worried about unemployment and the federal budget deficit, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.