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The Federal Trade Commission has refused to hit the brakes on an in-house challenge to Axon's completed purchase of a body camera supplier, holding the company has little chance of making it out of the starting gate with a federal court attack on the agency's constitutionality.
A California-based coffee company alerted a New York federal judge to an alleged “delay strategy” by Keurig Inc. in yearslong multidistrict litigation, arguing that the family-run operation has been unfairly forced to wait over five years to establish its case against the coffee machine giant.
Two Australian banks claim they should’ve been among the seven banks dismissed in mid-February from a proposed class action alleging manipulation of Australia’s benchmark interest rate.
A "speculative" argument about possible conflicts between lawyers suing Mallinckrodt ARD Inc. and Express Scripts Inc. over allegedly inflated prices for hormone drugs doesn't justify the handover of information from an Illinois city about how it's paying its legal bills, a federal judge has ruled.
In light of an evolving employment law landscape, franchisors no longer need to consider joint employment liability a serious threat, and should contemplate removing no-poach and noncompete provisions from their franchise agreements, says Thomas Pitegoff at Offit Kurman.