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Hawley Troxell joins with Witherspoon Kelley (access required)

Boise-headquartered Hawley Troxell and a team of approximately 30 attorneys from Witherspoon Kelley are joining together in a move intended to expand and enhance services for clients in Coeur d’Alene, Spokane and across the Northwest. With the expansion, Hawley Troxell ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Idaho AG part of Google settlement over location tracking practices (access required)

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Read More IBR Headlines Idaho Attorney General (AG) Lawrence G. Wasden has announced that he and 39 other attorneys general have reached a $391.5 million multistate settlement with Google over its location tracking practices relating to Google Account settings. Idaho ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Idaho part of $3.1B settlement with Walmart over opioid epidemic allegations (access required)

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Read More IBR Headlines Idaho Attorney General (AG) Lawrence Wasden has joined multiple stakeholders in reaching a settlement with Walmart around allegations that the company contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids ...

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How the Attorney General protects consumers (access required)

After the announcement for the Kroger and Albertsons’ merger, six state Attorneys General (AG) wrote the two firms about antitrust concerns. Idaho’s AG was one of them. Noting the legal move, the Idaho Business Review asked the AG’s office both ...

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Federal court denies restraining order against Albertsons (access required)

Read More Albertsons News The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (DC) on the afternoon of Nov. 8 denied the motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) against Albertsons’ $4 billion special dividend payout. The special dividend was ...

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Albertsons’ special dividend leads to controversy (access required)

Boise-based Albertson’s is now facing legal action in both Washington state and in U.S. District Court. The controversy is over a special dividend originally scheduled for Monday, Nov. 7. When Albertsons and Kroger announced their intent to merge on Oct. ...

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Idaho lawmakers ask voters to approve special session powers (access required)

Idaho is one of 14 states where only the governor can call a special session. That could change Tuesday if more than half of voters approve a constitutional amendment that would rewrite the state’s constitution and allow the part-time Legislature ...

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State AGs file to stop Albertsons’ special dividend (access required)

Read More IBR Headlines When Albertsons and Kroger announced their intent to merge on Oct. 14, the terms of the deal included a special dividend that Albertsons would issue to its stockholders on Nov. 7. As described in a previous ...

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