Category: Legal Services

(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…

(AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday issued initial orders allowing the Weinstein Co. to continue paying its bills and working toward a sale of substantially all of its assets. Judge Mary Walrath’s rulings include interim approval for the company to borrow up to $25 million to see it through bankruptcy, but only after…

(AP) — Jurors are set to hear opening statements and testimony in the federal fraud and conspiracy case against four former executives of Wilmington Trust Corporation. Former bank president Robert V.A. Harra Jr., and three other former executives are charged with fraud, conspiracy and making false statements to federal regulators. Prosecutors, who were to begin…