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A former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau enforcement attorney and go-to expert for financial services litigation has joined Arent Fox LLP's complex litigation practice as a partner at the firm's San Francisco office, the firm said.
A California federal judge has denied Costco Wholesale Co. Inc.'s bid to dismiss non-California plaintiffs from a class action over a frozen berry mix that allegedly started a hepatitis A outbreak, saying the company can't raise that defense after several years participating in the suit.
The makers of Red Bull energy drink on Friday slapped a New Jersey Lukoil gas station with a trademark infringement suit accusing it of selling a version of the drink that’s only authorized for sale outside of the U.S. and thus subject to different quality-control standards.
A consignor that provides inventory to bankrupt retailer Samuels Jewelers Inc. objected Friday to the debtor's proposed asset sale plan, saying its consigned goods would be included in the sale despite the debtor not owning that inventory.
Sears Holding Corp. on Friday told a New York bankruptcy court that it had accepted a $5.2 billion bid from a hedge fund owned by former Sears CEO Edward Lampert, putting the bankruptcy case on course for a contested sale hearing at the beginning of February.