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Yahoo hires Mexican firm to appeal $2.7b judgment

Jan 2, 2013 Quijano Cortina y de la Torre is representing Yahoo in its appeal against a $2.7 billion judgment handed down in Mexico. The suit concerns Yahoo’s failed partnership with Mexican company Worldwide Directories, which…

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These days, arbitration doesn't seem so 'final'

Feb 16, 2011 The advantage of choosing to arbitrate rather than litigate are that former option is cheaper, faster, private and final. But how final is a decision made by an arbitrator? According to a story in the National Law…

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Things are looking up for US class-action lawyers

Nov 10, 2010 US class action lawyers will rest a little easier after argument in the Supreme Court in the case of AT&T v Conception on Tuesday. The judgment will not be handed down until next year, but there were indications that the…

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Madoff to appeal bail determination to 2d Circuit

Mar 16, 2009 Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's lawyers filed a request on Friday in the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to stay US District Judge Denny Chin's order that Madoff be held without bail pending sentencing on…

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Merck wins appeal on first Vioxx case

May 30, 2008 Embattled drugmaker Merck & Co., Inc. said that a Texas appeals court has overturned a $26.1 million award against the company in a product liability case related to its withdrawn blockbuster painkiller Vioxx. Mark…

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