Law360 (September 14, 2022, 12:25 PM EDT) — A New York federal judge has granted CKR Law LLP’s bid to arbitrate claims by an Ohio cannabis cultivator alleging that the firm was part of a loan fraud scheme, finding that the arbitration agreement they signed is valid and enforceable.
Law360 (September 6, 2022, 6:39 PM EDT) — A Chinese investment fund agreed to drop its $180 million malpractice suit against DLA Piper on behalf of Link Motion Inc. in New York federal court on Tuesday, for now, noting that the smart car technology company’s board of directors agreed to assume control over the legal malpractice claims.
Law360 (May 22, 2019, 6:21 PM EDT) — A New York federal judge dismissed Tuesday a lawsuit alleging directors of a public shell company duped the co-founders of an airport spa chain into an undesirable merger, citing a lack of evidence that the co-founders had been misled.
Law360 (April 22, 2022, 3:56 PM EDT) — A Chinese co-living company that went public on the cusp of the pandemic defeated a proposed securities class action after a New York federal judge concluded the business had no way of knowing COVID-19 cases would skyrocket days after people bought shares.
Law360 (December 20, 2021, 11:23 PM EST) — DLA Piper committed malpractice when it failed to recognize that the plaintiff in a suit against its client Link Motion, a Chinese firm focused on smart car technology, did not have standing to sue, a Link Motion investor said in a $180 million New York federal court derivative complaint Monday.
Law360 (January 2, 2019, 2:57 PM EST) — A hedge fund performance coach has accused CBS and Showtime of ripping off a book she wrote to create their TV series “Billions,” alleging that a key character in the show uses unique techniques in trading psychology that have only been described in her book.
Law360 (August 7, 2018, 8:56 PM EDT) — A New York federal judge on Tuesday partly dismissed a suit by the founders of XpresSpa accusing the company’s board and Form Holdings Corp. executives of misleading them into approving Form Holdings’ acquisition of the airport spa business, tossing most of the case but letting stand two Exchange Act claims.
Law360 (April 6, 2018, 2:35 PM EDT) — The holding company that bought XpresSpa and some members of its board pressed a New York federal judge on Thursday to sanction the airport spa chain’s founders who claim they were tricked into approving the takeover, saying the suit violates a release agreement the pair signed.
Law360, New York (November 7, 2017, 3:58 PM EST) — The founders of travel spa business XpresSpa allege that the company’s board and Form Holdings Corp. executives conspired to mislead them to ensure they would vote in favor of Form Holdings’ acquisition of the company, in a suit filed Monday in New York federal court.
Law360, New York (March 29, 2017, 3:44 PM EDT) — Green groups on Tuesday told a federal judge the conclusion that nuclear power produces zero emissions when generating electricity asserted in New York’s plan to subsidize three struggling nuclear power plants is flawed, saying there is no evidence supporting such an assertion.