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Opponents question EPA authority in greenhouse gas case
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

Although the judges questioned the standing of the challengers' case, Sentelle and fellow judge David Tatel appeared open to the industry argument that the EPA could have used a different interpretation of the Clean Air Act, rather than having to use ...more »

Banking/Court win for Lehman Europe clients
The IndependentMarch 1, 2012

It declared they had rights to reclaim the money, even though Lehman Europe had not kept it separate from the rest of the bankrupt firm's operations. Hedge funds feared they would have to take their place along with other unsecured creditors, ...more »

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Senators Bob Graham and Bob Kerrey File Affirmations in Support of 9/11 ...
PR Newswire (press release)March 1, 2012

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York will hear argument on March 15 concerning the 9/11 plaintiffs' bid to draw Saudi Arabia back into the litigation. Senator Graham was a longtime member of the Senate Select Committee ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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Australia Has Few Class Actions, Scale of Cases Concern, Mallesons Says
BloombergMarch 2, 2012

Australian class-action lawsuit settlements worry company directors because of their size even as such suits account for less than 1 percent of federal court cases, according to a report by law firm King & Wood Mallesons. About 14 class-action suits ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Noted Dallas Litigator Carol Payne Joins Taber Estes Thorne & Carr
MarketWatch (press release)March 6, 2012

With nearly 20 years of experience, Ms. Payne represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial and business litigation, and appellate matters, including real estate disputes, contract claims, False Claims Act cases, and energy-related ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Aaron Katz of Parabellum Capital LLC and Steven Schoenfeld of Dorsey & Whitney ...
PR Newswire (press release)March 7, 2012

The Practice Note, which also is available on the Practical Law Company website, provides an overview of the growing practice of third-party litigation financing of commercial litigation. A primer on how external dispute financing functions in the US, ...more »

High Court issues notice of motion to respondents
E-Pao.netMarch 2, 2012

... a writ in the nature of quo waranto or any other appropriate writ or order or declaration declaring that the recommendation of Ch Birendra Singh as Information Commissioner as non-est in law and to quash his appointment as Information Commissioner, ...more »


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