IBP Inc. v. Tyson Foods
Tyson Foods (Tyson), the nation’s largest chicken processor, broke off its agreement to acquire IBP, the nation’s largest meatpacking firm, and IBP subsequently filed a breach of contract suit.
Aguilar et al. v. Atlantic Richfield Corporation et al.
The defendants, major gasoline refiners in California, had been accused of fixing prices, restricting capacity, and limiting production when California converted to cleaner-burning California Air Resources Board (CARB) gasoline.
In re Cigarette Antitrust Litigation
Class-action plaintiffs alleged that Philip Morris, Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., Lorillard Tobacco Co., and Liggett Group, Inc., had illegally conspired to fix the wholesale…
In re High Fructose Corn Syrup Antitrust Litigation
In a class-action antitrust suit, a class of purchasers alleged that the five major high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) producers had conspired to raise the price of HFCS over a…
Anzai v. Chevron Corporation et al.
A state filed a lawsuit against several major oil companies for allegedly colluding to fix the price of gasoline, counsel for one of the oil companies.
Cedar Bay Generating Company v. Florida Power & Light Company
Cornerstone Research staff worked on behalf of Cedar Bay, an independent power project owned by PG&E National Energy Group, in this contract dispute with Florida Power & Light (FP&L).
Cost of Capital Analyses
For an electric utility involved in restructuring, Cornerstone Research analyzed the reasonableness of the financing terms in a long-term arrangement between the unregulated subsidiary and the regulated utility.
DOJ Review of an Electric Power Industry Merger
Cornerstone Research worked for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to evaluate a merger in the electric power industry.
DPL Inc. Securities Litigation
For a case involving both federal and state claims, Cornerstone Research supported Professor J. Richard Dietrich of The Ohio State University to review how DPL, a large Ohio electric utility,…
In its assessment of the proposed Exxon–Mobil merger, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) raised a number of competition issues for further review.
Logan Generating Company v. Atlantic City Electric Company / Conectiv Energy
Cornerstone Research worked on behalf of Logan Generating Company in this contract dispute with Conectiv over the determination of heat rates used in pricing energy payments under the Purchase Power…
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