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Supreme Court Dismisses Securities Case Without Decision As Improvidently Granted
In a one-line per curiam order issued this morning, a unanimous Supreme Court declined to resolve a dispute, argued before the Court last Monday,over whether Section 14(e) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
United States
9 May 2019
Mayer Brown's Litigation Year In Review 2018
We are delighted to share with you Mayer Brown's Litigation Year in Review. Similar to past years, this Review highlights the many successes ...
United States
29 Mar 2019
Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month: 2018 Tips Of The Month - A Compilation
2018 continued a trend of significant vendor consolidation in the e-discovery and information governance space, return to form in delaying the time to answer the complaint and in triggering other discovery options ...
United States
19 Mar 2019
Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month: Rule 45 Subpoenas: Charting A Course From Request To Reimbursement
The company's general counsel passes the subpoena to outside counsel to object and respond.
United States
18 Mar 2019
Third Circuit Holds That Debt Purchasers Can Qualify As Debt Collectors
On February 22, the Third Circuit sidestepped the Supreme Court's 2017 holding in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc. and found that a purchaser of defaulted debt ...
United States
12 Mar 2019
Extraterritoriality Decision
In 2010, the US Supreme Court in Morrison v. National Australia Bank established a new standard, a transactional test, for determining the extraterritorial application of Section 10(b) ...
United States
7 Mar 2019
Chair Clayton Comments On Mandatory Arbitration Provisions
Consistent with our prior posts on this topic the Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be deferring taking any view on the inclusion of mandatory arbitration provisions in public company bylaws.
United States
4 Mar 2019
Mayer Brown Files Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court To Hold That Punitive Damages May Not Be Awarded In Connection With Unseaworthiness Claims
In an earlier post, I discussed the Supreme Court's grant of certiorari in Dutra Group v. Batterton, which presents the question whether punitive damages ...
United States
26 Feb 2019
International Arbitration Update - January, 2019
Please find attached the eighth edition of Mayer Brown's "Global International Arbitration Update", a bi-annual publication ...
5 Feb 2019
Sixth Circuit Invalidates Tennessee's Punitive-Damages Cap And Holds That Punitive Damages Are Available Under Tennessee Law For Bad-Faith Denial Of Insurance Benefits
The plaintiffs in Lindenberg sued Jackson National in state court for failure to pay benefits due under a $350,000 life insurance policy.
United States
30 Jan 2019
Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument In Case Involving Removal Of Counterclaim Class Actions
Class action defendants usually prefer to have their cases heard in federal court, where the protections of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 apply and where courts and juries are less likely
United States
22 Jan 2019
Northern District Of California Adopts Guidance For Class Action Settlements
On November 1, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California published updated procedural guidance for class action settlements (the "Guidance").
United States
8 Jan 2019
The New Year Brings New Requirements For California Lawyers Representing Clients In Mediation
Effective January 1, 2019, California Senate Bill No. 954 will require California lawyers representing clients in connection with mediation.
United States
8 Jan 2019
Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month: Revisions To The MIDP In The Northern District Of Illinois
A manufacturing company was recently served with a complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
United States
7 Jan 2019
SEC Adopts Dodd-Frank Hedging Disclosure Rule
On December 18, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a final rule requiring companies to disclose their hedging policies and practices for employees,
United States
4 Jan 2019
Legal Update: Foreign Bank Not "Found" In SDNY, 1782 Discovery Denied
28 U.S.C. § 1782 allows requests for US discovery in aid of a foreign proceeding. In the latest case to address the scope of that section
United States
4 Jan 2019
Supreme Court To Decide Whether Punitive Damages May Be Awarded In Connection With Unseaworthiness Claims
When the Supreme Court agrees to hear a punitive damages case, that's always news
United States
3 Jan 2019
December 2018 Amendments To Rule 23 Are Now In Effect
On December 1, 2018, the amendments to the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 took effect.
United States
21 Dec 2018
New CA Laws On Gender Disparity, Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Take Effect In New Year
Starting January 1, 2019, a number of new laws inspired by the #MeToo movement will take effect in California.
United States
19 Dec 2018
Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month: US Companies With "Sufficient Connection" To UK Must Produce Documents To UK's Serious Fraud Office
A US company has a subsidiary based in the United Kingdom. It recently learned that its subsidiary is under investigation by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
3 Dec 2018
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