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Corporate: Antitrust-Acquisition

Where the Federal Trade Commission and the State of North Dakota moved to enjoin a health care system’s acquisition of a clinic, and the companies appealed the district court’s grant of a preliminary injunction, the judgment is affirmed because the ...

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Corporate Law: Breach of Fiduciary Duty-Shareholder Oppression-Equitable Relief

Where plaintiff brought an action for breach of fiduciary duty and for dissolution of the company or other equitable relief after she was removed as president and treasurer and her employment terminated, the judgments awarding damages and equitable relief to ...

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Environmental Law: CERCLA-Joint and Several Liability for Response-Punitive Damages

  Defendants owned buildings that they were ordered to remediate. Without notifying the EPA, defendants sold the buildings without informing the buyer that the buildings were contaminated and subject to an EPA order. The buyer tore down the buildings and ...

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Corporate: Securities Fraud-Proxy Statement-Materially Misleading

Where a shareholder brought a class action for former shareholders claiming that the proxy statement contained materially misleading statements and omissions, the judgment dismissing the action is reversed and remanded because the omission of information on the net income and ...

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Arbitration – Motion To Compel – Arbitrator Selection

Where a lender challenged the denial of an application to compel arbitration in a dispute with a borrower over a loan default, the judgment is affirmed because the arbitrator designated in the parties’ documents was no longer available, and the ...

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Contracts: Performance- Breach

Where a contractor agreed to provide a client management computer application to a firm in which the design phase would take 10 to 12 hours and then several months to implement the database, the contractor’s 10-month delay in providing the ...

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Arbitration : Authority – Arbitration Award – Pension-Contribution Program

Where in a dispute between an employer and a union over changes to a pension-contribution program the district court vacated an arbitration award in favor of the union, the arbitrator lacked the authority to decide the issue of the formation ...

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Taxation: Sales Tax- Refund

Vision Stream, Inc. v. Director of Revenue (MLW No. 68002/Case No. SC94441 –10 pages) (Missouri Supreme Court, Stith, J.)

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