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Survey: Queens, Bronx Are The Next Big Things For Developers; Tech Companies Are Driving Commercial Growth in NYC

A survey of real estate executives conducted by accounting firm Anchin, Block & Anchin in cooperation with Commercial Observer found that while...

Dec 23, 2014, 09:00 ET
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP.

Anchin, Block & Anchin Promotes Community Impact with CARE Committee

 New York City based accounting firm Anchin, Block & Anchin is celebrating the holiday season by continuing its tradition of generosity and...

Dec 22, 2014, 10:21 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Board of Directors of Caesars Acquisition Co. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Connection with Proposed Acquisition by Caesars Entertainment Corp.

 Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible breaches of...

Dec 14, 2014, 21:06 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Petsmart, Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Connection with Their Leveraged Buy-Out by a Consortium Led by BC Partners

 Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible breaches of...

Dec 09, 2014, 15:22 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Conn's Inc. for Possible Violations of the Federal Securities Laws

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible securities law...

Dec 08, 2014, 10:32 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Connection with Its Proposed Acquisition by Merck & Co.

 Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible breaches of...

Dec 02, 2014, 10:49 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Connection with Their Proposed Acquisition by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible breaches of...

Dec 01, 2014, 10:13 ET
William C. Pericak, Former Director of Justice Department's Deepwater Horizon Task Force, Joins Jenner & Block LLP as DC Partner

William C. Pericak, Former Director of Justice Department's Deepwater Horizon Task Force, Joins Jenner & Block LLP as DC Partner

 Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that William C. Pericak, former director of the Justice Department's Deepwater Horizon Task...

Nov 24, 2014, 04:00 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Announces An Investigation Of MOL Global, Inc. Over Potential Violations Of The Federal Securities Laws After Its CFO Resigns

Block & Leviton LLP has launched an investigation into MOL Global, Inc. ("MOL" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:  MOLG), a Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...

Nov 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Calling All Nerds: Val Kilmer & Warwick Davis Team Up With Nerd Block!

Subscription Service Geared Towards the Nerd & Geek Community Teams Up With Celebrities This December TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/...

Nov 13, 2014, 11:02 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Announces That It Has Filed A Class Action Lawsuit Against Rayonier Inc. For Violations Of The Federal Securities Laws

Block & Leviton LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Rayonier Inc. ("Rayonier" or the "Company") (NYSE:  RYN) following the...

Nov 11, 2014, 10:14 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Rayonier Inc. for Possible Violations of the Federal Securities Laws

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible securities law...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:26 ET
Former Acting General Counsel for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Damon Y. Smith Joins Jenner & Block

Former Acting General Counsel for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Damon Y. Smith Joins Jenner & Block

Jenner & Block is pleased to announce that Damon Y. Smith, former acting general counsel for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Nov 07, 2014, 11:09 ET

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Investigated by Block & Leviton LLP After The Company Announces Resignation Of Its Chief Financial Officer And Reduced Financial Forecasts

Shares of Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. ("Salix" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:  SLXP) have plunged precipitously in early trading following the...

Nov 03, 2014, 04:30 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Informs Investors of a Class Action Lawsuit Brought Against Willbros Group, Inc. Alleging Violations of the Federal Securities Laws

 Block & Leviton LLP informs investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Willbros Group, Inc. ("Willbros" or the...

Oct 31, 2014, 19:35 ET
Oct 31, 2014, 10:43 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Aviv REIT, Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Connection with Its Proposed Merger with Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, has commenced an investigation into possible...

Oct 30, 2014, 13:35 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Announces That It Has Filed A Class Action Lawsuit With An Extended Class Period Against American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. For Violations Of The Federal Securities Laws

 Block & Leviton LLP has filed a class-action lawsuit against American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. ("ARC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:...

Oct 30, 2014, 10:17 ET

Block & Leviton LLP Announces That It Has Filed A Class Action Against Bankrate, Inc., Expanding The Class Period To Include More Investors

 Block & Leviton has filed a class action against Bankrate, Inc. ("Bankrate" or the "Company") (NYSE:  RATE) alleging violations of...