Author: Mike LaSusa

China’s ‘Steve Jobs’ Risks Losing Calif. Property Over Loan

Chinese tech magnate Jia Yueting could have more than $11 million of his U.S. properties seized after a Shanghai-based company asked a California federal court to enforce the decision of a Beijing arbitration committee that ordered Jia to make good on a multimillion-dollar loan…

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Hospice Co. Accused Of Medicare Fraud Must Pay Feds $6M

A hospice company accused of wrongly billing Medicare for unnecessary care will pay almost $6 million to clear up two cases against it, Pennsylvania federal prosecutors announced Thursday…

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Trump Campaign, WikiLeaks Seek To Kill DNC Hacking Suit

The Trump campaign and WikiLeaks asked a New York federal court to toss the Democratic National Committee’s suit over a pre-election email hack, saying Friday that the suit runs counter to the First Amendment and doesn’t sufficiently allege they violated privacy and intellectual property laws…

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Merck, Glenmark Can’t Shake Zetia Pay-For-Delay MDL

Drugmakers Merck & Co Inc. and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. lost a bid to kill multidistrict litigation alleging a pay-for-delay scheme involving the cholesterol medication Zetia when a Virginia federal judge on Thursday said an arbitration clause in Merck’s contracts with customers improperly waived their statutory rights, making it unenforceable…

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Quad/Graphics Must Pay Pension Fund, 9th Circ. Says

Wisconsin-based marketing and printing firm Quad/Graphics Inc. will have to pay a multi-employer pension plan several million dollars after a Ninth Circuit appeals panel on Friday upheld a lower court’s ruling that the fund had correctly calculated how much the company owed after it pulled out of the plan…

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