Tag Archives: 2017

Percentage of M&A Deals Attracting Litigation Continued to Decline in 2017

The percentage of M&A transactions valued over $100 million attracting at least one merger objection lawsuit continued to decline in 2017, according to a recent Cornerstone Research study. The July 18, 2018 study, entitled “Shareholder Litigation Involving Acquisitions of Public … Continue reading

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Equifax Enters Into Consent Order with State Banking Regulators Regarding 2017 Data Breach

As reported in BNA Privacy Law Watch, on June 27, 2018, Equifax entered into a consent order (the “Order”) with 8 state banking regulators (the “Multi-State Regulatory Agencies”), including those in New York and California, arising from the company’s 2017 … Continue reading

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United Kingdom: Edwards Lifesciences LLC v Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Chancery Division, Patents Court, [2017] EWHC 405 (Pat), 03 March 2017

Sara MoranIn a case concerning two divisional patents derived from the same parent application relating to  ‘transcatheter heart valves’ or THVs, which can be introduced via a blood vessel, rather than through open heart surgery, the Court held one patent … Continue reading

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The World Lost 40 Football Fields of Tropical Trees Every Minute in 2017

Yale Environment 360: “Despite international efforts to reduce deforestation, the world’s tropical forests lost 39 million acres of trees in 2017, an area roughly the size of Bangladesh, according to new data from the environmental monitoring group Global Forest Watch. … Continue reading

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Updated Stat Pack for October Term 2017

You can view the latest Stat Pack for October Term 2017 here. Our Stat Pack includes information about the cases remaining, the number of opinions authored by each justice, the rates of agreement among justices, the pace of grants for … Continue reading

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