Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Celia G. Kaechele and Conor B. Dugan of Warner Norcross + Judd (Photo: Courtesy Photo) Celia G. Kaechele and Conor B. Dugan of Warner Norcross + Judd (Photo: Courtesy Photo)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently held that a federal consent judgment was assignable to a successor of the plaintiff-company that was a party to the original consent judgment. That decision, in and of itself, is not entirely surprising—Michigan contract law allows such rights to be assigned unless clearly barred.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Law Firms Mentioned


Federal False Claims Act and Qui Tam LitigationBook

Cited by the U.S. District Court for the District of ColumbiaIn recent years, whistleblower lawsuits have led to billions of dollars in judgments and settlements, debar...

Get More Information

America's Claims Executive (ACE) 2020Event

ACE Leadership Forum & Expo is the annual conference for Senior Claims Executives in Insurance organizations.

Get More Information

Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum 2020Event

Delivers the key insights and practical solutions to acutely address the complex minefield of UK banking litigation & regulation.

Get More Information

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.