Ninth Circuit Remands State Torts Against Fossil Fuel Companies back to Lower Courts

Fossil-fuel companies may have had the high pollutant wind knocked out of them for the time being, having been dealt another blow in the Federal courts as a number lawsuits filed by cities and counties in California were remanded to the state courts. Here is a refresher: In 2017, three California cities (Marin, San Mateo, … Read more

Johnson & Johnson To Halt Baby Powder Talc Sales in US and Canada

It’s the end of an era for Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder – the talc powder with a fragrance successfully branded to be equated with a well-cared for infant will no longer be sold in the United States and Canada. While the New Jersey based corporation attributed the decision to changes in consumer habits, years … Read more

Spaulding Out, Wilson In, for NBA Partnership Agreement

Move over Spalding, the ball is back in Wilson’s court. Puns aside, the Wilson Sports Company is resuming it’s relationship with the NBA for the 2021-2022 season. The Wilson partnership dates back to 1946 and remained in place for 37 years until replaced by Spalding in 1983. “This partnership with Wilson returns us to our … Read more

Executive Employment, Non-competition & Bonus Plan Agreements – Part 11

In our last RealDealDocs blog entry, we discussed sales agreements, equipment lease agreements and proxy agreements. This week, we will cover three other types of agreements: executive employment agreements, non-competition agreements, and bonus plan agreements. To review, an agreement can be defined as “a negotiated and usually legally enforceable understanding between two or more legally competent … Read more