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Alere merger with Abbott Labs lands in federal court

By Seth Sandronsky | Oct 28, 2016

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) -- In a class-action complaint filed in a Massachusetts federal court, shareholders allege Alere, Inc., a global diagnostic device and service provider, violated several laws in a proposed merger with Abbott Laboratories, a global health care company.

Under foreign non-lawyer ownership rules, U.S. litigation funder opens law firm in London

By Seth Sandronsky | Oct 24, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Burford Capital, a leading third-party litigation funder in New York, has opened Burford Law in London.

Third party litigation grows: Silicon Valley’s Thiel bankrolls new startup

By Seth Sandronsky | Sep 12, 2016

Legalist's business model may cause persons who might not otherwise be able to afford to litigate to enter or stay in the litigation system. Morris Ratner, a professor of law and associate dean at the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.

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