Commercial Contracts

GE Units Already Arbitrating $500M LNG Case, Judge Says

A New York federal court on Tuesday threw out a case in which a Luxembourg-based construction company sought to force a pair of General Electric units to arbitrate a $500 million dispute involving liquefied natural gas plants, saying the GE units are already engaged in arbitration to contest the arbitrability of the case…

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Trump Org. Evaded Panama Taxes, Says Filing In Hotel Case

The Trump Organization cheated the government, kept shoddy financial records and lied about the business performance of a Trump-branded luxury hotel in Panama, according to a Monday filing in New York federal court that’s part of an ongoing case over alleged mismanagement of the hotel…

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$128M Of Award Chopped From Fox-‘Bones’ Profit Feud

A Los Angeles County court on Thursday granted 21st Century Fox Inc.’s request to cut $128 million from a $179 million arbitration award granted to key players behind the TV show “Bones” who had accused the studio of withholding chunks of the crime drama’s profits…

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Qualcomm Pegs Apple Licensing Fight Deal At $4.5B Or More

Qualcomm will get at least $4.5 billion from a deal with Apple that ended the tech giants’ multibillion-dollar dispute in California federal court over Qualcomm’s patent-licensing practices, according to financial information Qualcomm disclosed to investors Wednesday…

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