2771 ABA Journal Corporate Law articles.
DOJ seeks to stop Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan
The U.S. trustee for the Justice Department has filed a motion to halt a judge’s approval of a controversial bankruptcy plan for…
Sep 17, 2021 4:15 PM CDT
Lawsuits are being filed around the country on behalf of people who brewed tea with unwashed poppy seeds in search of a home remedy for anxiety, arthritis or diarrhea.
Sep 14, 2021 2:57 PM CDT
Jenner & Block has settled a rent dispute with the landlord for its Chicago building that stemmed from unused office space during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 10, 2021 11:48 AM CDT
A California appeals court has voided a provision in a contingent-fee agreement that gave personal injury lawyers the “sole discretion” to settle a client’s case.
Sep 7, 2021 4:12 PM CDT
An increasing number of class action lawsuits are being filed against the food and beverage industry as activists challenge corporate claims about their humane and sustainable practices.
Sep 7, 2021 1:17 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Tuesday sided with a nonprofit organization that provides free food to homeless people in a park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, finding that a city rule that limits the practice is unconstitutional.
Sep 3, 2021 10:16 AM CDT
Two dozen BigLaw, regional and local law firms have joined together to form the Carolinas Social Impact Initiative, a new effort that seeks to tackle systemic racism in the region.
Sep 3, 2021 9:47 AM CDT
A federal bankruptcy judge conditionally approved on Wednesday a settlement that dissolves Purdue Pharma and directs the company’s owners, members of the Sackler family, to turn over $4.5 billion through roughly the next decade.
Sep 2, 2021 2:39 PM CDT
LeClairRyan’s bankruptcy trustee has added claims against firm co-founder and former CEO Gary LeClair in an amended complaint filed Wednesday.
Aug 26, 2021 1:22 PM CDT
The Illinois Appellate Court's Second District has vacated a $1,000-per-day sanction imposed against a Winston & Strawn lawyer who refused to turn over emails in discovery in expectation of a contempt order that would allow for an appeal.
Aug 18, 2021 3:45 PM CDT
Deloitte isn’t ready to enter the practice of law in the United States, despite changes to law firm ownership rules in some states, according to a leader of the accounting firm.
Aug 16, 2021 10:45 AM CDT
An index that measures the profitability of large law firms reached record highs in the second quarter, bolstered by big jumps from an unusual 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 13, 2021 9:11 AM CDT
A Texas lawyer should get a chance to prove that consumers who entered his trademarked keywords in search engines were confused when they saw unlabeled advertisements, clicked on them, and found themselves calling a number that belonged to a legal referral group, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Aug 12, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
The House of Delegates passed a resolution at the ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting on Tuesday urging Congress to amend the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to allow borrowers to discharge student loans without proving that repayment of the debt imposes an “undue hardship” on them or their dependents.
Aug 10, 2021 1:44 PM CDT
Police are investigating the killing of a New York divorce lawyer found dead in his New York City office Thursday.
Aug 9, 2021 12:13 PM CDT
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