Dewey Deal: Dewey & LeBoeuf's bankruptcy team urged former partners to reach a quick settlement, outlining a plan would absolve former partners - with the exception of former chairman Steven Davis - of any future liability in relation to the firm, The AmLaw Daily reports.
Digging In: China on Wednesday defended its export curbs on rare earths used in high-tech products as an environmental measure and rejected a World Trade Organization challenge by the United States, Europe and Japan, the Associated Press reports.
Pizza Lobby: A coalition of the nation’s largest pizza chains is resisting a proposed menu labeling plan that would force chain restaurants and other food outlets to post the calorie counts of the foods they’re selling, arguing there are 34 million ways to customize pizza, The Washington Post reports.
Round Two: Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, tussled with lawmakers on Tuesday in his second showdown in Washington since JPMorgan, the nation’s largest bank, disclosed a multibillion-dollar trading loss, The New York Times reports.
Seed Suit: Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit in St. Louis federal court against DuPont Co. and its Pioneer Hi-Bred unit over a quicker way to develop new seeds with fewer failures, Bloomberg reports
No Charges: A Lavaca County, Texas, grand jury did not return an indictment against a father who killed a man he found allegedly sexually abusing his daughter, officials said Tuesday at a press conference in Hallettsville, Texas, CNN reports.