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Supreme Court Decision Alert - May 24, 2012
Section 8(b) of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act ("RESPA") provides that "[n]o person shall give [or] accept any portion, split, or percentage of any charge made or received for the rendering of a real estate settlement service in connection with a transaction involving a federally related mortgage loan other than for services actually performed."
United States
28 May 2012
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Supreme Court Docket Report - October 17, 2011
The Supreme Court granted certiorari today in two cases addressing whether corporations, as opposed to individuals, can be held liable in civil suits alleging human rights abuses committed abroad.
United States
19 Oct 2011
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Supreme Court Docket Report - October 11, 2011
Section 8(b) of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act ("RESPA") provides that "[n]o person shall give [or] accept any portion, split, or percentage of any charge made or received for the rendering of a real estate settlement service in connection with a transaction involving a federally related mortgage loan other than for services actually performed."
United States
12 Oct 2011
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Supreme Court Decision Alert – June 27, 2011
In "International Shoe Co. v. Washington", 326 U.S. 310, 316 (1945), the Supreme Court ruled that a state court may exercise general jurisdiction over a foreign corporation when the corporation’s operations within the State are so "continuous and systematic" that "the maintenance of the suit does not offend traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice."
United States
29 Jun 2011
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Supreme Court Decision Alert - March 1, 2011
Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 ("USERRA"), 38 U.S.C. § 4311 et seq., it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate on the basis of an employee’s membership in the armed services.
United States
2 Mar 2011
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Supreme Court Docket Report - June 14, 2010
Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and SEC Rule 10b-5 provide that a business may be held liable for failure to disclose any material fact in connection with the purchase or sale of its securities.
United States
15 Jun 2010
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Supreme Court Decision Alert - March 2, 2010
Today the Supreme Court issued two decisions, described below, of interest to the business community.
United States
9 Mar 2010
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Supreme Court Decision Alert - February 23, 2010
The Supreme Court held today that a corporation’s "principal place of business," for purposes of determining diversity jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1332(c)(1), "refers to the place where the corporation’s high level officers direct, control, and coordinate the corporation’s activities," which will "typically be found at a corporation’s headquarters."
United States
1 Mar 2010
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Supreme Court Docket Report - May 4, 2009
Section 3 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA or Act) provides for a stay of litigation in any action that is "referable to arbitration under an agreement in writing." 9 U.S.C. § 3.
United States
11 May 2009
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Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd., No. 06-484
In an effort to curb abusive securities fraud litigation, the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("PSLRA") requires plaintiffs to "state with particularity facts giving rise to a strong inference that the defendant acted" with scienter, i.e., that the defendant’s intention was to deceive, manipulate, or defraud. 15 U.S.C. § 78u-4(b)(2) (emphasis added).
United States
3 Aug 2007
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