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Friday, November 24, 2017

Trial of former Wilmington Trust execs to get under way

The trial of former Wilmington Trust executives gets underway this week. In 2015, Former Wilmington Trust President, Robert V.A.  Harra and other executives have been indicted on federal charges related to concealing information on bad loans...

Wilmington Trust to manage Takata airbag restitution trust

Wilmington Trust, N.A. has been appointed trustee and investment manager for the Takata Corporation Restitution Fund Trust.  The $975 million trust, established as part of Takata Corp.’s settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, will...

State senator raises questions about TransPerfect sales process

A state senator has expressed concern over reports of a court-ordered sale of translation services company TransPerfect. Colin Bonini, R-Dover, wrote a letter to Credit Suisse, the investment bank managing the court-ordered sale seeking assurances...

Facebook CEO not heading to court in Del. after stock plan is shelved

Mark Zuckerberg will not come  to Delaware for a court appearance.  Facebook Friday dropped plans to issue a new class of stock that would have allowed CEO Mark Zuckerberg to regain voting control of the...

Fish & Richardson named top 20 firm for minority attorneys

 Fish & Richardson has been named one of the 20 “Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys” by Law360 – and one of only five firms in the 300-599 lawyers category – based on a survey of more...

Law firm that represents big media clients in 1st amendment cases merges with Ballard...

Ballard Spahr and Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, a well-known  First Amendment and media law boutique  — announced a merger, effective October 1. The firm,  which will retain the name Ballard Spahr, brings together two media...

Delaware falls 10 spots in 50-state business litigation ranking

Delaware fell from the top spot when it comes to the state’s  litigation climate for business. The findings came from the   2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute...

Richards, Layton & Finger donates $24,800 to Harvey relief effort

The lawyers and staff of Richards, Layton & Finger joined forces last week to help flood victims in Houston. The firm pledged to match individual donations to the      Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which...

Minneapolis law firm to merge with Ballard Spahr

Ballard Spahr and Lindquist & Vennum announced today that they have agreed to merge effective January 1, 2018. The combined firm, which will retain the name Ballard Spahr, will have more than 650 lawyers in...

Arnstein & Lehr law firm  merges with Saul Ewing

Saul Ewing LLP, Philadelphia and Arnstein & Lehr LLP announced their two partnerships merged effective September 1. Saul Ewing operates an office in Wilmington. The merger is believed to the largest to date in 2017 among...
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