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Court of Appeal reverses $40 Million judgement in former Oil CEO’s divorce

Key Biscayne, FL: In one of the more complex and high-profile divorce appeals pending in the country—functionally, a commercial dispute in the guise of a family law case— Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal recently reversed a near-$40 million judgment that attorney Ashley Kozel obtained against her ex-husband, Todd Kozel, the founder and former CEO of London-based Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.

9th Circ. Judge Rips Indirect Buyers’ $577M CRT Settlement

A Ninth Circuit judge on Tuesday criticized lead counsel for indirect buyers of cathode ray tubes who secured a $576.8 million bundle of antitrust settlements with tech giants like Philips and Panasonic, saying it’s a “problem” that they secured the nationwide deals without looking out for people in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Missouri.

Uber drivers win nationwide class action over ‘safe rides’ fee

A federal judge in California has ruled that Uber Technologies Inc violated its agreements with drivers by subtracting a one-dollar “safe rides fee” from their pay on some trips.

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in Oakland on Thursday granted the plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment and said that under the agreements, Uber was required to charge the fee to passengers, and not drivers.