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Lawsuit against Kentucky pension trustees, fund managers tossed

12:57am BST

Trustees of Kentucky's state employee retirement system and three fund managers have secured dismissal of a lawsuit by employees accusing them of engaging in high-risk investments that resulted in severe underfunding.

Uniloc must unseal information about its business practices -Federal Circuit

09 Jul 2020

Patent enforcement company Uniloc will have to disclose information about its business practices that it sought to file under seal in litigation against Apple Inc, a federal appeals court has ruled.

Dorsey & Whitney cinches victory over defamation claim by TCPA lawsuit lawyer

09 Jul 2020

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a solo practitioner's defamation lawsuit against Dorsey & Whitney over a post the law firm published on its Consumer Financial Services blog.

Wayfair wins dismissal of stock drop lawsuit

09 Jul 2020

Online home goods retailer Wayfair Inc has won the dismissal of a proposed class action accusing the company and its officers of inflating its stock price by concealing weakening demand and rising advertising costs.

RYB Education dodges investor claims over abuse by teachers

08 Jul 2020

Chinese early education provider RYB Education has won dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit over claims of sexual abuse and other misconduct by its teachers.

2nd Circuit vacates injunctive settlement in Barilla pasta case

08 Jul 2020

A federal appeals court has tossed out a class action settlement that would have required pasta maker Barilla SpA to print lines on its pasta boxes to show how full they are.

IN BRIEF: Owner of Texas Medicaid facilitator pleads guilty to $2.8 mln fraud

08 Jul 2020

A Texas woman pleaded guilty on Tuesday to defrauding Virginia's Medicaid Program out of more than $2.8 million, federal prosecutors announced.

Court overturns FDA rule on cigar and pipe tobacco labels

07 Jul 2020

A federal appeals court has overturned a U.S. Food and Drug Administration rule requiring health warning labels on cigars and pipe tobacco, finding the agency did not consider how the labels would affect the number of smokers.

Ex-Cowen banker says he suffered retaliation for whistleblowing, paternity leave

06 Jul 2020

A former investment banker at Cowen Inc has accused the firm of firing him for raising concerns about working with a Russian-Israeli businessman suspected of money laundering.

Plaintiffs who do not allege they were misled cannot bring FDCPA claims - 11th Circ.

06 Jul 2020

Plaintiffs cannot sue debt collectors for sending misleading collection letters under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practice Act if they do not allege they were actually misled, a federal appeals court has ruled, deepening a circuit split.

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