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Kasowitz Files Amicus Brief Opposing Proposed Google Book Settlement

Kasowitz filed an amicus curiae brief in Manhattan federal court opposing court approval of the proposed class settlement of Authors Guild et al v. Google Inc.

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Federal Court Upholds RICO Claims Against Wachovia and Others Asserted by Kasowitz Client Le-Nature's Trustee

In three pathbreaking decisions, a U.S. District Judge in Pittsburgh upheld 25 of 26 fraud and RICO claims Kasowitz has asserted, on behalf of the Trustee for bankrupt beverage company Le-Nature's, against Wachovia and other defendants.

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Kasowitz Brings Securities Fraud Action on behalf of Norwegian Towns and Securities Firm Against Citigroup

Kasowitz filed a securities fraud complaint, on behalf of seven Norwegian municipalities and the bankruptcy estate of Norwegian securities firm Terra Securities ASA, in Manhattan federal court on August 10, 2009 against Citigroup, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. and Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC.

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Kasowitz Challenges Enforceability of "Bad Boy" Guarantees

Kasowitz represents commercial real estate investor David Lichtenstein and one of his affiliated entities, Lightstone Holdings LLC, in defending against lawsuits by two groups of lenders...

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Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Action Against Kasowitz Client Technical Systems

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal, for lack of personal jurisdiction under New York's long-arm statute, of an action against Kasowitz client Technical Systems, Inc.

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Kasowitz Pro Bono Team Helps Reunite Darfuri Refugee Family

Kasowitz greeted the reunified Darfuri refugee family of Mr. Motasim Adam, Ms. Wejdan Saleh and their daughter, four-year-old Wesal Adam, Tuesday at the firm's offices, capping off a year of pro bono work on the family's behalf.

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Kasowitz Defends MBIA Against Suits to Unwind and Annul $5 Billion Transformation of Its Business

Kasowitz represents MBIA Inc. and its government bond and structured finance insurer subsidiaries, MBIA Insurance Corporation of Illinois and MBIA Insurance Corporation, in two actions brought by twenty of the world's largest financial institutions.

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Defendants' Summary Judgment Motions Denied in Toxic Tort Action on Behalf of Alabama Coal Miners

Summary judgment motions brought by all the remaining defendants were denied in an action in Alabama circuit court, Tuscaloosa County, in which Kasowitz represents over 1,300 Alabama coal miners...