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  • The key case corporate America is watching closely Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:29 PM ET
    Takeda Pharmaceutical headquarters in Tokyo.

    A drug company worker accusing his employer of encouraging excessive dosage in heartburn medications faces a last-ditch U.S. Supreme Court bid.

  • WASHINGTON, March 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether class action claims against underwriters of securities issued by a unit of the now-defunct IndyMac Bancorp Inc should be able to proceed.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Same-sex couples have a new right to celebrate in April, when they can file joint federal tax returns for the first time. It might actually make sense for some couples to stay asunder in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service, even though the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Same-sex couples have a new right to celebrate in April, when they can file joint federal tax returns for the first time. It might actually make sense for some couples to stay asunder in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service, even though the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013.

  • WASHINGTON, March 5- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled for British company BG Group Plc in its effort to reinstate a $185.3 million arbitration award against Argentina that a U.S. appeals court threw out. Argentina had said that BG, a natural gas exploration and distribution company, should have sued in Argentina's courts first.

  • WASHINGTON, March 5- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled for British company BG Group Plc in its effort to reinstate a $185.3 million arbitration award against Argentina that a U.S. appeals court threw out. Argentina had said that BG, a natural gas exploration and distribution company, should have sued in Argentina's courts first.

  • Top court weighs securities fraud class-action suits Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 5:48 AM ET
    A U.S. Supreme Court police officer paces along the steps to the court as snow falls on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

    The Supreme Court is considering whether to make it tougher for investors to band together to sue corporations for securities fraud.

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- In a case eagerly watched by publicly traded companies regularly sued by investors, the U.S. Supreme Court will on Wednesday consider overruling a 26- year-old precedent that made it easier for plaintiffs to negotiate large class action settlements.

  • Top court to hear Amazon workers on security checks Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could determine whether workers should be paid for time spent waiting for company security checks.

  • U.S. top court denies FilmOn X role in Aereo case Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 3- The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that online television service FilmOn X LLC cannot intervene in support of competitor Aereo Inc, which is being challenged by the four major U.S. broadcasters over its use of television broadcast signals.

  • WASHINGTON, March 3- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear an appeal filed by Omnicare Inc., the leading U.S. provider of pharmacy services to the elderly, in a securities class action case filed by investors who say the company made untrue statements prior to a public offering. Omnicare paid just under $150 million to settle the whistleblower claims.

  • Supreme Court allows Stanford Ponzi scheme suits Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 2:19 PM ET
    Indicted financier R. Allen Stanford, accused of leading a $7 billion investment fraud scheme, arrives at the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston, March 6, 2012.

    The Supreme Court ruled that the victims of former Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford's massive Ponzi scheme can go forward with class-action lawsuits.

  • Feb 19- A federal judge in Utah on Wednesday barred online television service provider Aereo from retransmitting programs in a handful of U.S. states, ahead of a closely watched Supreme Court hearing this year between the company and major broadcasters.

  • Feb 19- A federal judge in Utah on Wednesday barred online television service provider Aereo from retransmitting programs, but only if the Supreme Court also sides with major broadcasters later this year.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 18- Argentina on Tuesday filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a court order requiring it to pay $1.33 billion to bondholders who refused to take part in two debt restructurings from the country's 2002 default.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 11- Argentina will file a petition seeking U.S. Supreme Court review of a court order requiring it to pay $1.33 billion to' holdout' bondholders at the deadline next week, said state news agency Telam late Monday. Argentina must file its appeal by Monday Feb. 17, the day on which Telam said the petition would be presented.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. Steel wins Supreme Court labor fight Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan 27- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that employees at a U.S. Steel Corp plant do not have to be paid for the time they spend "donning and doffing" safety gear before and after their shifts.

  • Jan 21- Delaware asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a lower court decision that stopped the state's nationally important business court from overseeing private arbitrations, a process critics compared to secret trials.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 21- The U.S. Supreme Court seemed unlikely on Tuesday to embrace a sweeping argument advanced by a group of Illinois state employees that paying mandatory union dues violates their free-speech rights.

  • *Glaxo had sought $571 million, was awarded $3.5 mln. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 21- A gay man was improperly excluded from jury service because of his sexual orientation, a federal appeals court has ruled, illustrating the widening influence of a key U.S. Supreme Court decision on gay rights.

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