Category: Legal Services

(AP) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that businesses can prohibit their workers from banding together in disputes over pay and conditions in the workplace, a decision that affects an estimated 25 million non-unionized employees. With the court’s five conservative members in the majority, the justices held that individual employees can be forced to…

By KEN MAMMARELLA Special to Delaware Business Times Gawthrop Greenwood, PC, last week hosted a ribbon-cutting at the law firm’s new offices. The event doubled as a celebration of Greenville and the growing business corridor on Kennett Pike. “Everything is convenient: parking, highways, financial institutions, restaurants and retail. A hub of activity,” said Sandra L.…

(AP) — Delaware officials are moving quickly to implement full-scale sports betting in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for states to implement wagering schemes. After consulting with the state attorney general’s office on the impact of Monday’s court ruling, state finance officials said Thursday that they have determined that…

When can I bet on sports? Soon, depending on where you live. Officials in three states — Delaware, Mississippi and New Jersey — have pledged to start accepting legal bets within weeks. Three others already had laws on the books authorizing sports betting in the event of a favorable Supreme Court decision, although there likely…

(AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that she will approve a private equity firm’s purchase of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Judge Mary Walrath gave her approval after Dallas-based Lantern Capital emerged last week as the sole qualifying…

(AP) — Former state prosecutor Kathy Jennings has officially entered the race for Delaware attorney general, setting up a Democratic primary contest in September. The 65-year-old Jennings filed campaign papers with the state election commission Monday. Timothy Mullaney, a 68-year-old fellow veteran of the state Department of Justice, filed campaign papers in January. Jennings has…

(AP) — A federal watchdog agency is asking a Delaware bankruptcy judge to reject plans for the sale of the company confounded by disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein. In a court filing Tuesday, the U.S. Trustee expressed concerns about procedures proposed for the sale of the Weinstein Co.’s assets. Texas-based Lantern Capital Partners has offered…