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No Discovery Privilege for Corporate Fund Manager (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of its earlier decision overruling claims of privilege for certain communications between defendants and lawyers employed by the entity that serves as its collateral manager of investment funds; the court finds no authority ...

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Software Company Director Breached Loyalty Duty (access required)

Although defendant, director of a Moldavan LLC that sold software products in the U.S. and around the world, claimed he restructured the company and sought new distributor arrangements to benefit the company, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says the director ...

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Jurisdiction Approved in Veil-Piercing Case (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court accepts the magistrate judge’s recommendation and refuses to dismiss this contract action seeking to pierce the corporate veil of defendant affiliated companies, who allegedly purchased and shared plaintiff’s software licenses. Plaintiff Brainware Inc. sued defendant ...

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No Age Bias Claim After Retirement Notice (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant school board in this race and age discrimination suit filed by an African-American plaintiff over 70 years old whose position as maintenance director was eliminated by the board. Plaintiff claims ...

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Homeowners’ Post-Foreclosure Claims Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says homeowners who lost their home to foreclosure have not stated claims for equitable estoppel, constructive fraud or negligence, with allegations that they relied on defendant Bank of America’s representations that the foreclosure sale was ...

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Post-Conviction Ineffective Assistance Claims Fail (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court denies petitioner’s 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion alleging ineffective assistance of counsel during his prosecution on drug charges and for identity theft. Petitioner seeks relief on four claims of ineffective assistance of counsel: 1) ...

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