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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 18, 2020, Judge Richard G. Andrews of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware dismissed a putative class action claiming violations of Sections 14(a) and 20(a) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, ...
Cooley LLP
On Wednesday, in Salzberg v. Sciabacucchi, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously held that charter provisions designating the federal courts as the exclusive forum for '33 Act claims...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 16, 2020, Judge Kimba Wood of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under Section 10(b) of the ...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On March 18, 2020, the Delaware Supreme Court issued an opinion in the closely watched appeal in Sciabacucchi v. Salzberg, a case involving a challenge to charter provisions of three Delaware
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The crux of plaintiffs' theory was that the company allegedly falsely represented that revenues for sales of GPUs for computer gaming were largely unrelated to revenues from sales of GPUs to cryptocurrency miners.
Foley Hoag LLP
In response to the widespread outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted some flexibility...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On March 9, 2020, Judge William H. Orrick of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted a motion to dismiss a putative securities class action asserting claims...
Foley & Lardner
On March 13, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected plaintiffs' claim in a class action under Section 8 of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), which imposes a broad prohibition against referral fees or kickbacks in the real estate settlement context.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Jerry Maatman, Seyfarth's chair of the firm's class action defense group, discusses top Supreme Court cases on the docket for 2020 relating to the scope of Title VII of the...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Lynn Grande was assigned through a temporary staffing agency (FlexCare) to work as a nurse at Eisenhower Medical Center.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On January 24, 2020, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination issued significant changes to its regulations regarding the processing of cases.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In this opinion, the California Supreme Court answered a question certified to it by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit: "Is time spent on the employer's...
Proskauer Rose LLP
A federal judge in the Southern District of Florida recently dismissed an action alleging that Bacardi's use of a botanical called "grains of paradise" in its gin was "harmful and illegal,"...
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
A plaintiff has alleged that Frito-Lay North America Inc. fails to include a mandated front-of-package disclosure that its Cheddar and Sour Cream...
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
A data-breach putative class action filed against online retailer Hanna Andersson and Salesforce, its e‑commerce platform, is seemingly the first to cite the California Consumer Protection Act...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
CBD continues to flourish in the markets despite lack of federal regulations, and we've identified some significant events that indicate there's no sign it's stopping.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Courts scrutinize class action settlements to ensure they result from arms-length negotiations and are fair and reasonable to absent class members.
Arnold & Porter
Before any class action was certified, the district court determined that Kentucky law governed Rushing's claim and prohibited such class actions.
Arnold & Porter
The court found WPEM's claims were frivolous because SOTI's technology was clearly invalidating prior art for WPEM's patent.
Arnold & Porter
Products containing cannabidiol (CBD), ranging from gummies to lotions and oils, continue to grow both in popularity and presence in the marketplace.
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