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Note Bans ‘Offset,’ Allows ‘Recoupment’ (access required)

In determining a buyer’s final payment under an agreement to buy plaintiff’s Harley Davidson dealership, a Richmond U.S. District Court says defendant buyer is entitled to recoupment that will reduce the purchase amount, even though the subject promissory note states ...

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Exec Sues for Retaliation for Wife’s Lawsuit (access required)

The former CEO of a waste-container manufacturer has a claim for tortious interference with a contract expectancy against defendant waste collection company and its senior vice president, based on allegations that defendants forced plaintiff to resign as CEO by withholding ...

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Discovery Ordered in Proposed Merger Challenge (access required)

In plaintiff shareholder’s suit alleging defendants violated federal securities law by providing false, misleading and incomplete information in a proxy statement, and given the imminent shareholder vote on a proposed merger, the Richmond U.S. District Court will lift the discovery ...

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Fire Captains Covered by ‘First Responder’ Reg (access required)

A DOL 2004 “first responder regulation” did not change plaintiff fire captains’ ineligibility for enhanced overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court says the fire captains still are covered by the Act’s executive ...

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