Archives for October 2010

8th Circuit Tosses Private Challenge to AB-InBev Merger

The 8th Circuit upeld a district court’s dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the ABInbev merger.   The district court had dismissed the case on the pleadings.   The 8th Circuit decision upheld the dismissal and serves as a refresher of the chronology of the takeover.  Among other things, the plaintiffs lost their attempt to make Carlos Brito and…Read More

Supreme Court Denies Cert in Booze Ad Case

The Supreme Court has denied the appeal filed by ACLU that sought to keep alcohol advertising in college newspaper throughout Virginia. (EARLIER POST) The Virginia Chapter is seeking to have the Supreme Court review the decision of the 4th Circuit to uphold Virginia’s law on the ban of alcohol advertising in college newspapers.  It its…Read More