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Sep 5, 2019 9:35 AM ET

New Regulations are Set to Introduce Cannabis-Based Edibles and Oils to Canada

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 5, 2019 - NEW YORK,  -- Last year, Canada legalized cannabis for recreational adult use. Since then, the Canadian market has grown rapidly to become a prominent global market driver. Initially, Canada faced heavy legal barriers, which hindered the growth of the market, as the federal government imposed restrictions in order to keep the market regulated. However, regulatory laws are beginning to loosen as more provinces are approving operating licenses. For instance, Alberta alone accounted for nearly a third of. [more...]

Sep 5, 2019 9:34 AM ET

Litigator David Shargel Rejoins Bracewell’s New York Trial and White Collar Team

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 5, 2019 - NEW YORK,  -- Bracewell LLP announced today that David Shargel has rejoined the firm's trial and white collar team as a partner in the New York office. Shargel previously was a partner at Westerman Ball Ederer Miller Zucker & Sharfstein, LLP, a boutique law firm on Long Island. "We're pleased to welcome Dave back to the firm," said Bracewell Managing Partner Gregory M. Bopp. "Dave is an outstanding lawyer and will provide additional strength to our market-leading litigation and. [more...]

Sep 5, 2019 9:33 AM ET

US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Now Offers a Navy Veteran Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste to Dramatically Improve Their Odds for a Better Compensation Settlement

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 5, 2019 - NEW YORK,  -- The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "We are the best branded sources in the nation on compensation for a US Navy Veteran diagnosed with mesothelioma and we want to make it clear that we are incredibly passionate about Navy Veterans receiving the very best possible financial compensation if they have this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure-as we would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303. "One thing that makes us. [more...]

Sep 4, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Gavelytics Enhances California Legal Analytics Offerings with Expanded Data Set

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 4, 2019 - First-of-its-kind artificial intelligence technology provides detailed statistical analysis on civil trial judges in Northern California counties LOS ANGELES (Sept. 4, 2019) – Gavelytics, a Los Angeles-based legal technology software company, has completed its state judicial analytics platform in the Bay Area, with the addition of Alameda County, Calif. Millions of trial court dockets, rulings, and other litigation documents from Northern California complete the geographic coverage of Gavelytics’ artificial intelligence (AI). [more...]

ALM Announces The Am Law 200 Trends & League Tables
Sep 4, 2019 9:00 AM ET

ALM Announces The Am Law 200 Trends & League Tables

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 4, 2019 - Unique Rankings on Legal Market Intelligence & Performance   New York, NY - September 4, 2019 — ALM is pleased to announce the launch of The Am Law 200 Trends & League Tables.   ALM Legal Intelligence collects performance data from law firms to generate financial, talent, and geographic metrics and rankings. These league tables reflect the best-in-class performing firms, overall and by segment, in various key performance indicator (KPI). [more...]

Sep 3, 2019 8:58 AM ET

Avista Capital Partners Acquires GCM, A Leading Outsourced Component Manufacturer For The MedTech Industry

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 3, 2019 - NEW YORK and CHICAGO,  -- Avista Capital Partners ("Avista"), a leading private equity firm focused on growth-oriented healthcare businesses, and May River Capital, LLC ("May River"), an investor in lower middle-market industrial growth businesses, today announced that Avista has acquired GCM Holding Corporation ("GCM" or the "Company") from May River. Based in Silicon Valley, GCM is a leading outsourced manufacturer of high-precision components and assemblies, providing an integrated platform of manufacturing solutions primarily for. [more...]

Sep 2, 2019 8:29 AM ET

ROSEN, A HIGHLY RANKED LAW FIRM, Reminds Reckitt Benckiser Group plc Investors of Important September 13th Deadline in Securities Class Action

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 2, 2019 - NEW YORK,  -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc from July 28, 2014 through April 9, 2019, inclusive (the "Class Period") of the important September 13, 2019 lead plaintiff deadline in the securities class action. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Reckitt investors under the federal securities laws. To join the Reckitt class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1622.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email [email protected] or [email protected] for information. [more...]

Sep 2, 2019 8:28 AM ET

CAPITAL ONE INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Capital One Financial Corporation – COF

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 2, 2019 - NEW ORLEANS, -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF"), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF).   On July 29, 2019, the Company disclosed that it had suffered a massive data breach wherein the personally identifiable information of more than 100 million customers and credit applicants was obtained by hackers.  Then, on August. [more...]

Sep 2, 2019 8:26 AM ET

URGENT: Monteverde & Associates PC is Investigating the Following Transaction

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 2, 2019 - NEW YORK,  -- Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a national securities firm headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating: Ecology & Environment, Inc. (EEI) ("E & E") related to its sale to WSP Global, Inc. ("WSP"). Under the terms of the transaction, each share of E & E common stock will be converted into the right to receive $15.00 in cash and a special dividend of up. [more...]

Sep 2, 2019 8:26 AM ET

McDermott Appellate Team Wins Crucial Victory Before the US Court of Appeals Sitting En Banc

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 2, 2019 - WASHINGTON,  -- A McDermott Will & Emery appellate team won a critical victory for Nadine Pellegrino before the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit sitting en banc. In a 9-4 opinion, the full Third Circuit held that the United States has waived sovereign immunity for certain intentional torts committed by Transportation Security Officers.  In 2006, after a harrowing ordeal with the TSA, Ms. Pellegrino was arrested, jailed, cited for 10 criminal violations, including aggravated assault. [more...]

Sep 2, 2019 8:25 AM ET

Panish Shea & Boyle LLP and Bentley & More LLP File Lawsuits Against Allergan Relating to Recalled Natrelle BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 2, 2019 - LOS ANGELES,  -- Panish Shea & Boyle LLP and Bentley & More LLP today filed personal injury lawsuits against Allergan related to its line of Natrelle BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants that were recalled worldwide.  The lawsuits allege that Allergan spent decades failing to properly warn consumers of the risks with those implants, concealed or misrepresented the dangers, and did not adequately disclose the heightened risk of a particular type of. [more...]

Sep 2, 2019 8:24 AM ET

New Jersey Law Firm Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Turns 80

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 2, 2019 - Levinson Axelrod, P.A., a nationally recognized personal injury law firm that's been fighting for victims and families across New Jersey since 1939, celebrates its 80th year in business EDISON, N.J.,  -- In a world where things move fast, many businesses don't last long. For Levinson Axelrod, P.A., however, a consistent focus on providing exceptional legal service and personalized, compassionate support for injured victims and families has fueled its unparalleled longevity – the. [more...]

Sep 1, 2019 7:57 AM ET

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates Empire Resorts, Inc.

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 1, 2019 - NEW YORK,  -- WeissLaw LLP  is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Empire Resorts, Inc. ("Empire Resorts" or the "Company") (NasdaqGM: NYNY) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by affiliates of Kien Huat Realty III Limited ("Kien Huat") and Genting Malaysia Berhad ("Genting Malaysia").  Under the terms of the agreement, Empire Resorts shareholders will receive $9.74 per share of NYNY. [more...]

Sep 1, 2019 6:33 AM ET

Legal-Bay Lawsuit Funding Focusing on Providing Law Firms with Resources to Build Case Value

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 1, 2019 - Pre-settlement funding company injecting millions into attorney funding and law firm loans, as well as surgical funding for clients that don't have insurance HOUSTON,  -- Legal-Bay, the premier Pre Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they are expanding their surgical funding department. Surgery funding is a fast and easy way for plaintiffs to get financing to pay for a medically-necessary surgical procedure when no insurance exists. Unfortunately, just because you've been. [more...]

Sep 1, 2019 5:47 AM ET

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Eagle Bancorp, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – EGBN

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 1, 2019 - NEW YORK,  -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Eagle Bancorp, Inc. ("Eagle Bancorp" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:  EGBN) and certain of its officers.  The class action, filed in United States District Court, for the Southern District of New York, and indexed under 19-cv-06873, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons and entities other than Defendants who purchased or otherwise acquired Eagle Bancorp securities between March 2,. [more...]

Sep 1, 2019 5:46 AM ET

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in 3M Company of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – MMM

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 1, 2019 - NEW YORK, -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against 3M Company ("3M" or the "Company") (NYSE:  MMM) and certain of its officers.  The class action, filed in United StatesDistrict Court, for the District of New Jersey, and indexed under 19-cv-17090, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons and entities other than Defendants who purchased or otherwise acquired publicly traded 3M securities between February 9, 2017 and May 28, 2019, inclusive (the "Class Period"). [more...]

Aug 31, 2019 5:48 AM ET

NexGen Commences Maiden Exploration Drilling on Prospective SW1 Property

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 31, 2019 - VANCOUVER,  - NexGen Energy Ltd. ("NexGen" or the "Company") (TSX: NXE, NYSE MKT: NXE) is pleased to announce that an exploration drill program consisting of a minimum 4,000 m is scheduled to begin in early September at our 100% owned, SW1 property (approximately 10 km northwest of Rook I), in the AthabascaBasin, Saskatchewan. SW1 Overview Since the acquisition by NexGen of the SW1 property (the "Property") in 2012, NexGen has systematically developed the property through testing with. [more...]

Aug 31, 2019 5:22 AM ET

Oracle to Appeal Court of Federal Claims JEDI Decision

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 31, 2019 - WASHINGTON,  -- Oracle America today filed notice of appeal regarding the JEDI procurement. The following statement may be attributed Dorian Daley, General Counsel, Oracle Corporation:  "The Court of Federal Claims opinion in the JEDI bid protest describes the JEDI procurement as unlawful, notwithstanding dismissal of the protest solely on the legal technicality of Oracle's purported lack of standing. Federal procurement laws specifically bar single award procurements such as JEDI absent satisfying specific, mandatory requirements,. [more...]

Aug 31, 2019 5:21 AM ET

All Attorneys with Johnston Tobey Baruch Named to Best Lawyers in America

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 31, 2019 - Three designated Lawyers of the Year for Dallas-Fort Worth DALLAS,  -- All five shareholders in the trial and appellate firm Johnston Tobey Baruch are recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and three earned the distinction of being selected Lawyers of the Year for Dallas-Fort Worth. Firm managing shareholder Randy Johnston's work with plaintiffs in professional malpractice solidified his selection as Lawyer of the Year. Renowned in Texas legal circles, his experience. [more...]

Aug 31, 2019 4:47 AM ET

Golden Gate University Delivers Key Insights From Leading Experts In Cybersecurity, Law And Technology With Its Recent “Innovation In Practice” Series

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 31, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO,  -- Digital citizens—both businesses and individuals—face escalating risks of hacking, social engineering, data breaches, fraud, legal liabilities and other threats, experts said at Golden Gate University's (GGU) recent "Innovation in Practice" series. Presented by GGU's Ageno School of Business, the recurring signature speaker program featured nationally recognized experts in cybersecurity; data privacy; e-discovery; fraud; intellectual property and technology law; B Corporations, and other issues facing enterprise, public entities and individuals. Highlights. [more...]

Aug 30, 2019 2:34 AM ET

Thompson & Knight Ranked Among Nation’s Top 20 Law Firms for Midlevel Associate Job Satisfaction by The American Lawyer

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 30, 2019 - DALLAS,  -- The law firm of Thompson & Knight has been recognized among the top 20 law firms in The American Lawyer's national survey of third-, fourth-, and fifth-year law firm Associates. The Firm ranks 17thnationally in overall job satisfaction, a jump from the 46th spot in 2018. The survey results considered several aspects of satisfaction, including compensation and benefits; training and guidance; relations with partners and other associates; and management's openness about Firm. [more...]

Aug 30, 2019 2:32 AM ET

Isaac Wiles and Co-Counsel, Beasley Allen, Sue E-Cigarette Maker, JUUL Labs Inc, for Mother of Addicted Teen Twins

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 30, 2019 - COLUMBUS, Ohio,  -- Attorneys from Isaac Wiles Burkholder & Teetor LLC, Mark Troutman, Shawn Judge, and Gregory Travalio and co-counsel Andy Birchfield and Joseph VanZandt of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., have filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Columbus, Ohio mother who says her twin daughters began using JUUL brand e-cigarette products at 14 years of age and became severely addicted to nicotine. Because of this addiction, her young daughters suffer from strong mood swings, bouts of anger and aggression,. [more...]

Aug 30, 2019 2:31 AM ET

NuOrion Sends Letter To Chairman Of R.R. Donnelley Demanding Urgent Action Related To 77% Decline In Share Price Over Past Two Years

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 30, 2019 - BOARD SHOULD IMMEDIATELY INCREASE THE ANNUAL DIVIDEND T0 $0.85 PER SHARE, REPRESENTING A 38% DIVIDEND YIELD AT THE CURRENT SHARE PRICE SHARES COULD TRADE AT $7-10 PER SHARE BASED ON EXPECTED NORMALIZED DIVIDEND YIELD OF 8-12% NEW DIRECTORS SHOULD BE ADDED TO BOARD WHO WILL DELIVER ACCEPTABLE CASH RETURN TO SHAREHOLDERS. RECENT ADOPTION OF POISON PILL IS AN OUTRAGEOUS ACT BY DIRECTORS NEW YORK, -- NuOrion Advisors, LLC ("NuOrion"), a shareholder of. [more...]

Aug 30, 2019 2:30 AM ET

Victim Rights Lawyers In The Quintez Cephus Case Call For Decency

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 30, 2019 - MADISON, Wis.,  -- On Friday, August 2nd, 2019, a Dane County jury acquitted Mr. Quintez Cephus of sexual assaulting two fellow students. Less than 2 weeks later, University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank granted Mr. Cephus' petition to be reinstated. Now, the two local lawyers who represent the complaining witnesses are speaking out. Rachel Sattler, of Legal Action of Wisconsin's Crime Victims' Rights Project, and Amy Bogost, a solo practitioner specializing in Title IX cases, are: calling on University officials to consider how their public. [more...]

Aug 30, 2019 2:28 AM ET

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates Castle Brands Inc.

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 30, 2019 - NEW YORK, -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Castle Brands Inc. ("Castle" or the "Company") (NYSE American: ROX) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company through a subsidiary of Pernod Ricard (OTCMKTS: PDRDF).  Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, Castle shareholders will get $1.27 in cash, a pittance given the Company's premium spirits portfolio.  If you own ROX. [more...]

Brightflag Launches Quantum Conference To Provide Peer Advice For Corporate Legal Teams
Aug 29, 2019 8:00 PM ET

Brightflag Launches Quantum Conference To Provide Peer Advice For Corporate Legal Teams

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 29, 2019 - Sydney, 30 August, 2019 – Brightflag, the intelligent enterprise legal management (ELM) platform, today announced the launch of Quantum, a practical conference for corporate legal teams. This brand new event will take place in Sydney, Australia at the Radisson Blu on Tuesday, November 26th. Quantum will create a platform where corporate legal professionals, such as General Counsel, Heads of Legal Operations, and in-house attorneys, can exchange practical learnings with their. [more...]

Aug 29, 2019 2:50 AM ET

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP: Securities Fraud Class Action Filed Against NetApp, Inc. – NTAP

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 29, 2019 - RADNOR, Pa.,  -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP alerts investors that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:  NTAP) ("NetApp") on behalf of those who purchased or otherwise acquired NetApp securities between May 22, 2019 and August 1, 2019, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Investors who purchased NetApp securities during the Class Period may, no later than October 15, 2019, seek to be appointed as a lead plaintiff. [more...]

Aug 29, 2019 2:49 AM ET

Wilton Manors Commissioner Gary Resnick Reappointed to Florida League of Cities Board of Directors

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 29, 2019 - WILTON MANORS, Fla.,  -- At the 93rd Annual Conference of the Florida League of Cities, held August 15-17, 2019 at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Commissioner Gary Resnick was reappointed to the League's Board of Directors for the thirteenth district and was appointed to the Executive Committee by President Isaac Salverand his fellow Directors.  "It's an honor to be appointed to Executive Committee and I congratulate Isaac Salver, Council Member of Bay Harbor Islands, on his appointment to President,". [more...]

Aug 29, 2019 2:46 AM ET

ChoiceOne Financial Announces Cash Dividends

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 29, 2019 - SPARTA, Mich.,  -- Highlights $0.20 quarterly dividend declared. $0.60 special dividend declared, contingent upon merger agreement approval by shareholders of ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc. and County Bank Corp. ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock of $0.20 per share.  The cash dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of September 19, 2019 and will be paid on September 30, 2019.  The dividend declared. [more...]

Aug 29, 2019 2:45 AM ET

Brenda A. Smith Investigation – Goldman Scarlato & Penny Securities Lawyers Investigating on Behalf of Investors Following Ponzi Scheme Charges

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 29, 2019 - PHILADELPHIA,  -- The investor rights lawyers at the Conshohocken-based law firm of Goldman Scarlato & Penny have reached out to investors victimized in Brenda A. Smith's alleged Ponzi scheme in the Philadelphia area and across the country, and are investigating potential claims for compensation on behalf of investors. They are in contact with individuals with knowledge, have started collecting evidence, and are reviewing a considerable volume of records related to Brenda Smith's alleged fraud. Investors in Brenda Smith's investment program. [more...]