WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The National Labor Relations Board cut the median age of pending cases in half after making 341 decisions for cases from fiscal year 2012 (Oct. 1, 2011 through Sept. 30, 2012).
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that Atlas Resources LLC will pay an $84,506 penalty to settle alleged air and hazardous chemical violations at its natural gas production facility in Avella, Washington County, Pa.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - RxAmerica LLC has agreed to a civil settlement and will pay the government $5.25 million in one of the first False Claims Act actions over Medicare's Prescription Drug Program known as Part D, the Justice Department announced Monday.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - To hide losses and increase fees from investors, a former $1 billion hedge fund advisory firm and two executives schemed to overvalue assets and exaggerate reported returns of hedge funds, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Farr Financial Inc. of San Jose, Calif., has agreed to pay a $280,000 penalty with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission on charges that it failed to properly invest segregated funds and supervise investment activities.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) - The Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company has agreed to pay a $378,000 penalty, update process equipment and perform tests on pressure vessels and piping, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday.