Legal Issues This category contains the most recent legal news, including releases regarding new and ongoing legal action and investigations, class-action suits, appeals processes, judgements and settlements. Also included are releases pertaining to the growth and performance of the legal sector and firms, with reports of office openings and expansions as well as significant new hires and partnerships. This section also includes the latest patent law news, with releases covering new applications, granted patents, appeals, and challenges.

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Mar 22, 2017, 07:00 ET Tribunais Pacificam Correção da Cobrança de Impostos Estaduais e Federais

No âmbito estadual, há tempos tem se cobrado valor a maior de Imposto sobre Circulação de Mercadorias e Serviços – ICMS sobre faturas de Energia...


Mar 22, 2017, 06:00 ET Parallax Health Sciences, Inc. Receives Favorable Judgment in Legal Case with Previous owner of RoxSan Pharmacy

Parallax Health Sciences, Inc. ("Parallax" or the "Company") (PRLX), the owner of RoxSan Pharmacy, Inc., is pleased to announce that on March 17,...


Mar 22, 2017, 05:00 ET Stephen McCaffrey, Trailblazer in International Water Law, Wins 2017 Stockholm Water Prize

Professor Stephen McCaffrey, USA, is named 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contribution to the evolution and progressive...


Mar 22, 2017, 05:00 ET Stephen McCaffrey, pionero en derecho internacional del agua, gana el 2017 Stockholm Water Prize

El Profesor Stephen McCaffrey, Estados Unidos, nominado con el 2017 Stockholm Water Prize por su contribución sin precedentes a la evolución y...


Mar 22, 2017, 05:00 ET Stephen McCaffrey, pionnier du droit international de l'eau, remporte le Stockholm Water Prize 2017

Le professeur Stephen McCaffrey, des États-Unis, a été désigné lauréat du Stockholm Water Prize 2017 pour sa contribution inégalée à l'évolution...


Mar 22, 2017, 05:00 ET Stephen McCaffrey, Pionier des internationalen Wasserrechts, ist Preisträger des Stockholm Water Prize 2017

Professor Stephen McCaffrey, USA, ist der Preisträger 2017 des Stockholm Water Prize für seinen einzigartigen Beitrag zur Entwicklung und...


Mar 21, 2017, 21:02 ET I Accident Lawyer Wins $700,000 Settlement in Highway Collision

Serious highway collisions can happen any time, any place, and for any number of reasons. When they do happen, it's vital to cover all the...


Mar 21, 2017, 19:40 ET GTL Countersues Securus for Patent Infringement

GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology and payment services solutions for government, today announced that it had countersued Securus...


Mar 21, 2017, 19:20 ET RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf...


Mar 21, 2017, 19:15 ET RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against FTD Companies, Inc.

RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf...


Mar 21, 2017, 18:42 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of TransDigm Group Incorporated - TDG

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of TransDigm Group Incorporated ("TransDigm" or the "Company") (NYSE: TDG). Such...


Mar 21, 2017, 18:28 ET Wolters Kluwer Presents on Practicing Law in the Age of Machine Intelligence at Evolve Law Event

As machine intelligence becomes more integrated into the practice of law, legal professionals must be prepared to adapt to these new technologies...


Mar 21, 2017, 17:35 ET The Seiden Group announces U.S. Shareholders formation of a group to recover investor funds through a possible Receivership over China-based Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology, Inc (Ticker: HFGB)

Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology, Inc. (Ticker: HFGB), is a British Virgin Islands corporation involved in the business of manufacturing and...


Mar 21, 2017, 17:34 ET The Seiden Group announces U.S. Shareholders formation of a group to recover investor funds through a Receivership over China-based Deer Consumer Products, Inc. (Ticker: DEER)

Deer Consumer Products, Inc. (Ticker: "DEER"), is a Nevada corporation involved in designing and manufacturing small home and kitchen electric...


Mar 21, 2017, 17:34 ET The Seiden Group announces U.S. Shareholders formation of a group to recover investor funds through a possible Receivership over China-based China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd (Ticker: "CTXIF")

China Linen Textile Industry, Ltd (Ticker: "CTXIF"), is a Cayman Islands corporation involved in the production and sale of linen yarn and various...


Mar 21, 2017, 17:34 ET The Seiden Group announces U.S. Shareholders formation of a group to recover investor funds through a possible Receivership over China-based Man Shing Agricultural Holdings, Inc. (Ticker: MSAH)

Man Shing Agricultural Holdings, Inc. (Ticker: MSAH) is a Nevada corporation involved in the production and processing of fresh vegetables,...


Mar 21, 2017, 17:34 ET The Seiden Group announces U.S. Shareholders formation of a group to recover investor funds through a possible Receivership over China-based China Sun Group (Ticker: CSGH)

China Sun Group, Inc. (Ticker: "CSGH"), is a Delaware corporation involved in in the production of cobaltosic oxide and lithium cobalt oxide, both...


Mar 21, 2017, 17:34 ET The Seiden Group announces U.S. Shareholders formation of a group to recover investor funds through a possible Receivership over China-based BioPharm Asia, Inc., (Ticker: BFAR)

BioPharm Asia, Inc., (Ticker: "BFAR"), is a Nevada corporation involved in the sale of medical products to drug stores, hospitals, neighborhood...


Mar 21, 2017, 16:25 ET Magellan Midstream Announces New Agreement for Condensate Splitter, Reaffirms 2017 Financial Guidance

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) announced today that it has entered into a new fee-based, take-or-pay agreement with Trafigura...


Mar 21, 2017, 15:29 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Involving Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Darling Ingredients Inc. -- DAR

Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary...


Mar 21, 2017, 15:13 ET Government Claims First Amendment Protects Only The "Right To Choose A Religion"

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit heard oral arguments in a case filed by Ms. Mary Anne Sause, a Catholic former nurse who was...


Mar 21, 2017, 13:09 ET Federal Court Rejects As Leading To "Absurd" Results, David Semas' Contention That CHEMEON Cannot Reference "Metalast"

In a March 15, 2017, order denying a motion for partial summary judgment by David Semas and Metalast International, Inc., U.S. District Court Judge...


Mar 21, 2017, 13:02 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of BRF S.A. - BRFS

Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of BRF S.A. ("BRF" or the "Company") (NYSE: BRFS). Such investors are advised to...


Mar 21, 2017, 11:59 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Continues Investigation of Securities Claims Against BRF S.A. - BRFS

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, is continuing to investigate potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of BRF S.A....


Mar 21, 2017, 11:54 ET INNL ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Innocoll Holdings plc Investors of Important March 27 Deadline in First-Filed Case by Firm - INNL

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of Innocoll Holdings plc securities from November 3, 2016 through December...