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  • February 28, 2020

    Trump DC Hotel Beats Wine Bar's Unfair Competition Appeal

    The D.C. Circuit affirmed a lower court's decision Friday to dismiss a suit alleging President Donald Trump's hotel unfairly competes with nearby Cork Wine Bar because of his status as head of state, saying no successful argument was made for a violation of the District of Columbia's unfair competition law.

  • February 28, 2020

    BASF Can't Dodge $250M Punitive Award In Dicamba Case

    A Missouri federal judge on Friday shot down a bid by BASF Corp. to get out of a $250 million punitive damages award handed down in the first trial over alleged harm caused by the weedkiller dicamba, saying BASF and Monsanto Corp. would have to share the penalty.

  • February 28, 2020

    Lake Erie Protection Policy Found To Exceed City's Authority

    An Ohio federal judge has thrown out a city policy intended to give Lake Erie rights to “exist, flourish and naturally evolve,” saying its provisions were unconstitutionally vague and the ruling "is not a close call.”

  • February 28, 2020

    Coronavirus Abounds In Risk Disclosures As Disease Spreads

    Public companies are rapidly updating their risk disclosures in response to business threats posed by the deadly spread of the coronavirus, creating challenges for issuers and their attorneys alike as they try to navigate uncharted waters.

  • February 28, 2020

    FDA Clears First Generic For Daraprim

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a long-awaited generic for Daraprim, the drug used to treat potentially fatal parasitic infections that captured national attention when Martin Shkreli and the pharmaceutical company he founded dramatically hiked its price by 4,000% in 2015.

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