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American Apparel Lawsuit Seeks Class Action Status

The lawsuit filed by three former employees alleges the apparel manufacturer violated federal and state labor laws.

Suit on U.S.-Made Jeans to Proceed

Dismissal denied as Macy’s, Citizens of Humanity and Shopbop.com held to stricter California statute.

Georges Marciano Brings Second Suit Against Guess

Georges Marciano has filed his second lawsuit against Guess Inc. in as many months.

Arlette Ricci Found Guilty of Fiscal Fraud

Nina Ricci’s granddaughter was sentenced to three years imprisonment — with two years suspended — and fined 1 million euros, or $1.1 million.

U.S. Retailers Probed Over On-Call Shifts

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wrote to 13 companies, including Gap and Target.

Fila and Iconix Settle With Converse

Converse Inc. has entered into settlement agreements with two additional companies — Fila USA and Iconix Brand Group — in a broad trademark infringement case.

Peter Nygård Files $50M Countersuit Against Louis Bacon

Nearly three months after Louis Bacon filed a $50 million defamation suit against his longtime rival Peter Nygård, Nygård struck back Wednesday with counterclaims .

Vuitton Inks Anti-Counterfeiting Pact in Hanoi

The memorandum of understanding with the Hanoi Market Management Bureau is billed as a first.

Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Sue SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged Tilton and Patriarch with fraud and seeks to bring its claims, after a five year investigation, for an adjudication in an abbreviated administrative proceeding.