Supreme Court Upholds Workplace Arbitration Contracts Barring Class Actions

Supreme Court Upholds Workplace Arbitration Contracts Barring Class Actions

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Anthony M. Kennedy, Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. joined the bulk opinion. The instances featured an uncommon aspect: Lawyers for the federal authorities appeared on either side. The Obama administration had filed a short supporting the employees on behalf of the National Labor Relations Board. […]

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WASHINGTON — Once I might have rolled my eyes at a “Homeland” season wherein the Russians deftly maneuvered to manage whether or not a Democratic girl, an more and more paranoid former junior senator from New York, would occupy the Oval Office. Last yr, I shook my head on the “Billions” plotline exhibiting a prime […]

AT&T Chief Calls Hiring Michael Cohen as Consultant a ‘Big Mistake’

AT&T Chief Calls Hiring Michael Cohen as Consultant a ‘Big Mistake’

Randall L. Stephenson, AT&T’s chief govt, stated in a staffwide memo despatched on Friday that the corporate had made a “big mistake” by hiring President Trump’s private lawyer, Michael Cohen, to advise on the telecommunication big’s deal to purchase Time Warner. “Our company has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons these last […]

Service Meant to Monitor Inmates’ Calls Could Track You, Too

Service Meant to Monitor Inmates’ Calls Could Track You, Too

The service offered by Securus reveals a possible weak spot in a system that’s supposed to guard the personal data of tens of millions of cellphone customers. With clients’ consent, carriers promote the power to amass location knowledge for advertising functions like offering coupons when somebody is close to a enterprise, or providers like roadside […]

Novartis Spoke to Mueller’s Office About Its $1.2 Million Contract With Michael Cohen

Novartis Spoke to Mueller’s Office About Its $1.2 Million Contract With Michael Cohen

The Swiss pharmaceutical big Novartis stated Wednesday that it had spoken to attorneys for the particular counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, about its funds to a shell firm controlled by Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s private lawyer and longtime fixer. Novartis stated it paid $1.2 million to Mr. Cohen’s firm, Essential Consultants L.L.C., for a […]

T-Mobile’s 5G Argument to Regulators Is Compelling

T-Mobile’s 5G Argument to Regulators Is Compelling

Photo John Legere, the chief government of T-Mobile, stated his firm’s $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint would assist the United States lead in wi-fi know-how. Credit Kevin Wolf/Associated Press John Legere, the chief government of T-Mobile, believes in second possibilities. And he has some extent. Mr. Legere stated if regulators enable T-Mobile’s nearly $26.5 billion […]

Amazon, the Elephant in the Antitrust Room

Amazon, the Elephant within the Antitrust Room

But Amazon is already vertically built-in — it creates content material and distributes it over the web. So are Netflix, Google (with YouTube) and Facebook (with its Watch function and different choices). Which is why the so-called FANG firms (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) loomed giant at the just-completed AT&T-Time Warner trial and will […]

Pretty in Pink: T-Mobile Chief Is the Colorful Outlier of Wireless

Pretty in Pink: T-Mobile Chief Is the Colorful Outlier of Wireless

It’s a daring transfer, and one which illustrates Mr. Legere’s willingness to disrupt the established order, even when he seems to have the weaker hand. “He wants to take on the titans of AT&T and Verizon,” mentioned Steve Grasso, director of institutional gross sales at Stuart Frankel and a market analyst for CNBC, who is […]

Future of AT&T-Time Warner Deal Is in Judge’s Hands

Future of AT&T-Time Warner Deal Is in Judge’s Hands

The six-week courtroom battle, that includes high executives and glimpses of commerce secrets and techniques, has been one of the crucial carefully watched antitrust circumstances in years. It has the potential to reshape the fast-changing telecom and leisure panorama, which is dealing with new competitors from tech corporations. Photo “The only lessening of competition that […]