A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared the way for a new
trial for a former executive of a firm that advises companies on
shareholder votes who was previously convicted of participating
in a scheme to bribe a proxy adviser's employee to learn how its
investor clients were voting.
New Jersey's attorney general said Monday he had filed
disciplinary complaints against four doctors accused of writing
prescriptions for an addictive fentanyl spray in exchange for
thousands of dollars in kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics.
For M&A lawyers, the COVID-19 pandemic was a gut punch,
prompting companies to halt dealmaking in the spring as the
virus and its economic fallout spread.
A Johnson & Johnson unit and an investment firm will pay
$11.5 million to resolve allegations a company they owned at
different times wrongfully marketed a system used to treat skin
conditions associated with a blood cancer for unapproved uses in
A judge in Washington state has found drug distributor
AmerisourceBergen in contempt for failing to turn over records
from its board or make key witnesses available to testify in a
lawsuit by the state alleging it fueled the opioid crisis.
BOSTON A wealthy California couple were sentenced to prison time on Tuesday after admitting they paid $250,000 to fraudulently help their daughter gain admission to the University of Southern California as a volleyball recruit.
BOSTON A former Harvard University fencing coach and the chief executive of a telecommunications company were arrested on Monday on charges they engaged in a bribery scheme aimed at securing the admission of the businessman's two sons to the Ivy League school.
A lawyer for GlaxoSmithKline on Monday argued the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration's rejection of a warning label that says
taking anti-nausea drug Zofran during pregnancy can cause birth
defects should mean the end of hundreds of lawsuits by women
against the company.
BOSTON The former president of a private tennis academy in Texas was sentenced on Friday to three months in prison after admitting he acted as a middleman to pay bribes to help the children of wealthy parents gain admission to selective universities.
BOSTON A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld Harvard University's use of race in undergraduate admissions, rejecting a challenge by affirmative action opponents who said the Ivy League school's policy discriminates against Asian-Americans. | Video