Hexion Specialty Chemicals Settles Suit That Sought to Compel Specific Performance of $15 Billion Lending Commitment
Kasowitz commenced an action on October 29, 2008 on behalf of Hexion Specialty Chemicals against Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank in New York Supreme Court, which sought specific performance of the banks’ commitment of $15 billion to finance Hexion’s acquisition of Huntsman Chemical.
Kasowitz Defends Fortress Investment Group Subsidiary against Billion Dollar RICO and Antitrust Claims
Kasowitz represents FIG LLC, a subsidiary of asset manager Fortress Investment Group LLC in an action in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York brought by Leslie Dick Worldwide Ltd. and Leslie Dick.
New York Supreme Court Grants Injunctive Relief to Investors in Money-Market Fund That "Broke the Buck"
Kasowitz filed an action in New York Supreme Court seeking injunctive relief and damages against the Reserve International Liquidity Fund on behalf of investment company Caxton International Ltd. and other investors.
New Mexico Appellate Court Affirms Grant of Summary Judgment to Kasowitz Client Liggett Group in Antitrust Action
The New Mexico Court of Appeals affirmed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Kasowitz client, Liggett Group on alleged antitrust violations.
Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Action Against Kasowitz Client Massachusetts General Hospital
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an action against Kasowitz clients The Massachusetts General Hospital, General Hospital Corporation, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, Inc., and Partners Healthcare System, Inc. for lack of personal jurisdiction.
New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms the Grant of Summary Judgment to Kasowitz Client Ticona Polymers
The New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Kasowitz client Ticona Polymers, Inc. in a case concerning Solutia, Inc.'s claim that Ticona wrongfully terminated a nylon salt supply contract in 2002.
Court Rules in Favor of Kasowitz Clients Steel Los and Brook Corporation, Sets Aside Condemnation at Bethpage Power Plant
New York Supreme Court ruled that the New York Power Authority exceeded its eminent domain power in condemning the Long Island property of Kasowitz clients Steel Los and Brook Corporation.
District Court of Ohio Denies Motion to Dismiss Claims for Negligent Misrepresentation and Violation of Ohio Blue Sky Laws
In one of the first decisions involving claims against a ratings agency after the latest international credit crisis, the District Court of Ohio denied Moody's Investor Services' motion to dismiss negligent misrepresentation.