The Litigation Daily The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The AmLaw Litigation Daily. en-us Copyright 2015. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The Litigation Daily Barclays Can't Escape 'Dark Pool' Securities Class Action Barclays' lawyers at Sullivan & Cromwell managed to trim but not defeat claims that the bank misled investors about safeguards in its Liquidity Cross dark pool. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:28:04 EDT 1202724612723 AIG Agrees to Drop Trade Secrets Case for $72 Million The deal comes three years after AIG accused billionaire Steven Udvar-Hazy of pilfering its aircraft leasing unit, and three months after Quinn Emanuel stepped into the case. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:31:30 EDT 1202724569948 Litigators of the Week: Barry Berke and Eric Tirschwell of Kramer Levin Most top white-collar litigators don't spend part of their careers battling the U.S. Mint over missing coins. But most coins aren't anything like the 1933 Double Eagle. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:25:13 EDT 1202724440396 The Global Lawyer: Will Chevron Lose in the Second Circuit? Ted Olson didn't quite live up to his legend on Monday. The question is whether Chevron blew the case. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:34:14 EDT 1202724404971 Citigroup Can't Dodge Lawsuit Over Soured CDO A financial crisis case that stumbled on South Korean law regained its footing on Wednesday, when a U.S. appeals court revived claims that Citigroup Inc. duped a Korean bank into investing in a complex investment product that went belly-up in the global recession. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:21:42 EDT 1202724299705 The Global Lawyer: Back to the Future for Chevron in Ecuador The Second Circuit suggests a do-over of the world's most messed-up case. Others mock the idea—but here's how it could be done. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:02:28 EDT 1202724293947 Greenberg Traurig Faces Trial Over Alleged Client Forgery A judge in Manhattan reused to grant either side summary judgment in a lawsuit accusing Greenberg Traurig of helping a former client deceive his adversaries and the court. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:07:44 EDT 1202724264881 Mayer Brown Scores Two More Pre-Emption Wins for Medtronic Partner Andrew Tauber built on previous defense victories in litigation related to Medtronic's Infuse spinal fusion device, persuading the Tenth Circuit to rule Tuesday that a plaintiff's state law tort claims over Infuse are pre-empted. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:02:01 EDT 1202724193332 Law Firms Lash Out at Facebook Suit at New York Hearing DLA Piper, Milberg and others told a state judge on Tuesday that they didn't violate the law by representing Paul Ceglia in his failed ownership lawsuit against Facebook. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:41:22 EDT 1202724191456 JPMorgan Patent Foe Loses Appeal Over Word Limits A tenacious patent plaintiff overdid it in a Federal Circuit brief trying to overturn a win for JPMorgan and its lawyers at Skadden. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:36:35 EDT 1202724140933 Paul Weiss Scores for Pfizer in Zoloft Bellwether Trial Beth Wilkinson led a trial team that persuaded St. Louis jurors to clear Pfizer in the first trial of hundreds of pending cases linking Zoloft to birth defects. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:18:43 EDT 1202724061284 Feds Trip on Constitution in Vegas Gambling Case Siding with a defense team that included appellate heavyweight Tom Goldstein, a Las Vegas judge ruled that law enforcement officials cut constitutional corners in their case against high-roller Paul Phua. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:25:32 EDT 1202724040015 Court Blasts Ceglia Case on Eve of Law Firms' Hearing A day before DLA Piper, Milberg and others must appear in court to defend their decisions to take Paul Ceglia's contract case against Facebook, the Second Circuit underscored the implausibility of Ceglia's claims. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:50:09 EDT 1202724007334