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BR&B Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.

1/21/2014 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Utah, Freedman v. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., et al., Case No. 2:14-cv-00033-PMW, on behalf of purchasers of common stock of Nu Skin Enterpises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) during the period from July 10, 2013 through and including January 14, 2014 (the “Class Period”).

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Court Preliminarily Approves $17.55 Million Fasteners Antitrust Litigation Settlement

10/25/2013 - A proposed settlement has been reached with William Prym Inc. and related entities, YKK Corporation and related entities, and Coats & Clark, Inc., and related entities, in the Fasteners Antitrust Litigation. 

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BR&B Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation

7/10/2013 - The Honorable Yvonne Gonzales Rogers appointed BR&B partner Jeffrey B. Gittleman to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In re Lithium Batteries Antitrust Litigation pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

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BR&B Lawyers Named to 2013 PA Super Lawyers List

5/16/2013 - Thomson Reuters, which publishes the annual Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine, has named several Barrack, Rodos & Bacine attorneys to its prestigious Super Lawyers list for 2013. 

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Court Allows Action Against OmniVision Technologies To Proceed

3/29/2013 - The Honorable Ronald M. Whyte of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss claims in In re Omnivision Technologies, Inc., Securities Litigation, C-11-5235 RMW, alleging violations of section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Barrack Rodos & Bacine serves as co-lead counsel in the action, representing an institutional investor lead plaintiff group.

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BR&B Partner Jeff Golan Publishes Corporate Governance Article

11/26/2012 - ExecSense, the world’s largest publisher of professional webinars, eBook, eDocuments and podcasts, has published an article written by BR&B partner, Jeffrey W. Golan, entitled “Corporate Governance Tips for Independent Board Members.” The chapter draws on Jeff’s work and thoughts stemming from various firm cases, including WorldCom, Cendant, Allergan, Synthes and Nvidia, as well as other instances of failed corporate governance at the board level.

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Court Preliminarily Approves Additional WorldCom Settlement

10/2/2012 - U.S. District Judge Denise Cote has preliminarily approved an additional $38 million settlement in In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation. The WorldCom class action, in which BR&B served as co-lead counsel for Lead Plaintiff the Comptroller of the State of New York State as Trustee for the New York State Common Retirement Fund, was resolved by settlements in 2004 and 2005 with the various defendants in an aggregate settlement amount of approximately $6.15 billion.

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BR&B Named to National Law Journal Plaintiffs’ Hot List

10/2/2012 - Barrack, Rodos & Bacine has been named to The National Law Journal’s Plaintiffs’ Hot List for 2012. The NLJ singled out BR&B’s successful trial against Apollo Group, Inc., noting that “the deal required tenacity and a trip to an appeals court.” As we have reported elsewhere, after a Phoenix federal jury in 2008 ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, awarding damages of up to $5.55 per share, the trial judge dismissed the verdict. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, however, reinstated the jury verdict in 2010 and the U.S.

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Jury Verdict for Apollo Investors

3/7/2011 - In a press release issued today, Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, counsel for lead plaintiff the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago ("PABF") and lead counsel for the class, announced that the United States Supreme Court has denied the petition for certiorari submitted by defendants in In re Apollo Group Inc. Securities Litigation.  Defendants had sought review of the June 2010 order of the U.S.

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BR&B Explains the SEC’s New Say-On-Pay Rules

1/28/2011 - The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently adopted new rules governing “say-on-pay” advisory votes on executive compensation, “frequency” votes to determine the frequency of future “say-on-pay” votes by shareholders, and shareholder votes on “golden parachute” agreements, as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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