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No Shareholder Derivative Suit for ‘Red Flags’ to D&O (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff shareholders’ suit alleging defendant directors and officers of Capital One ignored multiple “red flags” that alerted them to problems at third-party call centers that marketed and sold add-on products such as payment protection ...

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Sanctions Ordered for Interrogatory Response (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge sanctions plaintiff company for failure to comply with court orders to provide a full and complete response to defendant’s interrogatory by ordering certain facts be taken as established in this contract dispute. The ...

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Sanctions for ‘Business Decision’ Not to Produce Witness (access required)

Plaintiff company’s “business decision” not to bring an employee back from the Ukraine for a deposition after multiple court orders requiring production of the witness, who served as “Chief of Party” under the contract at issue, prompts an Alexandria U.S. ...

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No Immunity from Arbitration Attempt (access required)

In this dispute between Ford Motor Company and defendant insurance company over the carrier’s cessation of payments under a stop-loss insurance policy, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies the insurance company’s motion for summary judgment claiming the Noerr-Pennington doctrine immunizes ...

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Company & Lawyers Ordered to Pay Sanctions (access required)

In this government contract dispute, an Alexandria U.S. District Court upholds a recommendation to sanction plaintiff company and its in-house and outside lawyers for the company’s “business decision” not to comply with court orders to produce an important witness for ...

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