May a pack of hedge funds gang up on a borrower to stop pack members from cutting deals with the borrower to lighten its debt burden?

Of course they can (and would), you say. But would they thus run afoul of the Sherman Act? Did you think of that? Heard of section 1? Which bars

Today the Third Circuit denied Comcast's request for the whole court to rehear its appeal in Behrend v. Comcast Corp., No. 10-2865 (3d Cir. Sept. 20, 2011).

Blawgletter noted the panel's 2-1 ruling on August 23 that the district court did not err in granting class treatment of the antitrust claims against Comcast.


The Supreme Court of Texas today upheld the right to appeal from an order that vacates an arbitration award under the Texas Arbitration Act and directs a rehearing with a different arbitrator.  

The Court relied on TAA's provision that "[a] party may appeal a judgment or decree entered under this chapter or an order . . .