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  • The 'Nightmare for Conservatives' Who Will Swear In Trump

    By Marcia Coyle

    "Nightmare." "Absolute disaster." "Looked like a dummy." President-elect Donald Trump has lobbed these insults and more at Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.—personal attacks about him, and positions he took in ruling on signature Obama administration cases. On Friday, Roberts will deliver the oath of office to Trump in front of an expected crowd of hundreds of thousands of spectators on the National Mall. Here's a look back at some of Trump's comments about Roberts.

  • Big Law Associate Takes on Supreme Court Veteran Over NCAA Race-Bias Claims

    By Marcia Coyle

    A Morrison & Foerster associate who recently completed a U.S. Supreme Court clerkship will argue Wednesday against former solicitor general Seth Waxman in a major race discrimination case that involves the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Regulation

  • DOL Releases Two Batches of Fiduciary-Rule FAQs

    By Melanie Waddell

    The U.S. Labor Department has issued back-to-back guidance, in the form of frequently asked questions, for advisors, investors and workers regarding the agency's fiduciary rule, which takes effect on April 10.

  • BlackRock Pays $340K Penalty Over Separation Agreements That Restricted Tipsters

    By C. Ryan Barber

    BlackRock Inc., the New York-based asset management firm, will pay $340,000 to resolve claims the company improperly used separation agreements to force employees to waive their ability to obtain any whistleblower awards. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has hit several companies in recent months for similar violations. Regulators have put companies on notice that they cannot restrict the right of an employee to recover any award for providing information to the authorities. BlackRock did not admit or deny liability.

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Litigation

  • The 'Nightmare for Conservatives' Who Will Swear In Trump

    By Marcia Coyle

    "Nightmare." "Absolute disaster." "Looked like a dummy." President-elect Donald Trump has lobbed these insults and more at Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.—personal attacks about him, and positions he took in ruling on signature Obama administration cases. On Friday, Roberts will deliver the oath of office to Trump in front of an expected crowd of hundreds of thousands of spectators on the National Mall. Here's a look back at some of Trump's comments about Roberts.

  • Clement, Joseffer to Battle Over Biologic Drug Injunction

    By Scott Graham

    The two attorneys are representing Sanofi and Amgen in an appeal involving patents for a LDL cholesterol drug.

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