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2010-03-10 09:53:00

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit had affirmed a January 29, 2008, federal district court decision terminating a case attempting to allege securities fraud against the company. When the trial court ruled in favor of Omnicom in January 2008, plaintiffs appealed, arguing that the trial court had committed legal errors in its decision. The appellate court rejected...

2008-11-13 15:00:19

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th Civil Chamber of the Court of Appeals of the State of Sao Paulo vacated yesterday, by unanimous vote, the judgment of the court of 1st instance that had found in favor of the indemnification claim brought by the Association for the Defense of the Health of Smokers ("ADESF") against the Brazilian cigarette manufacturers Souza Cruz (a subsidiary of British American Tobacco) and Philip Morris Brasil (a subsidiary of Philip Morris...

2006-08-03 17:12:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey appeals court on Thursday overturned a decision ordering a beer concessionaire at Giants Stadium to pay $105 million to the family of a girl paralyzed in a car crash caused by a drunken football fan. The state court reversed last year's ruling against Aramark Corp. and called for a new trial after it found a lower court had improperly allowed testimony about the extent to which excessive drinking was tolerated at the stadium. "The admission of this...