The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority said it’s blocking Sabre’s planned acquisition of Farelogix, arguing travel agents and passengers there would be “worse off.” The decision comes the same week the travel technology company won its antitrust case against the U.S. Department of Justice, which has since appealed that decision.
One of the largest telecommunications companies in the world has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Waco against the Dallas company for infringing on patents.
If businesses don’t handle a workforce reduction the right way, it could not only cost them more money, it could also land them in court or even destroy the business. In this article, Hicks Thomas attorneys Stewart Hoffer and Kasi Chadwick share advice for businesses needing to downsize in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
The case centered around the roughly $360 million acquisition of Farelogix, a deal that was first announced in late 2018. Sabre is still looking for another win from the U.K Competition and Markets Authority.
Legendary Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens was 88 years old when he went to court in Pecos against another energy giant, J. Cleo Thompson. Hundreds of millions of dollars were at stake. It was Pickens’ last public fight and it featured fireworks and big-time trial lawyers, including Pickens’ handpicked attorney, Chrysta Castañeda. In their new book, Castañeda and co-author Loren Steffy provide extraordinary insight into Pickens and his last trial. The Texas Lawbook is pleased to provide this exclusive excerpt.
Good attorneys always puts their clients first, and that includes making sure the client is adequately represented at hearings. But is it necessary for attorneys in this day and age of ubiquitous technology to put the health and safety of themselves and others at risk? Further, if the technology is available, why are we still conducting hearings like we were Abraham Lincoln in the 1800s, tethered to live court appearances as the rule?
Barnes & Thornburg’s Victor Vital and Liz Dankers weigh in on the compelling questions COVID-19 is posing for the future of the practice of law.
The Dallas-based litigation boutique announced Monday that it has made Chris Schwegmann its newest name partner after Trey Cox departed the firm last week.
When a Massachusetts fantasy baseball contestant sued the Houston Astros in Manhattan federal court in January, legal commentators thought the case would take several months or even years before being resolved. But Hilary Preston and Michael Holmes knew better about U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff. Nine weeks later, the case against the Astros has been dismissed. Here’s how it happened.
Even the coronavirus and stay-at-home orders cannot contain the ever-hot Texas lateral market. Thompson & Knight announced Monday that three intellectual property trial lawyers – Phillip Philbin, Jamie McDole and Michael Karson – have joined the firm’s Dallas office as partners.
“Could the Parties have Anticipated the Unthinkable?” Force Majeure in the Texas Energy Industry after COVID-19
Refineries, pipelines, oil and gas rigs and energy and petrochemical production facilities are suddenly subject to suspension or shutdown as a result of a major shock in oil prices combined with the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Baker McKenzie partners C. Thomas Kruse and J. Denmon Sigler analyze how these events impact current contracts and customer relationships and how disputes over these shutdowns will be treated.