Shipman & Goodwin LLP
The mood was tense before the meeting of the Nutmeg Board of Education last week.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Michael Brady sued AutoZone Stores for alleged violations of Washington State's meal break laws. After several years of litigation, the district court denied Brady's motion for class certification; Brady then settled his individual claims with AutoZone.
Foley & Lardner
The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 ("CAFA") greatly expanded federal subject matter jurisdiction over class action lawsuits.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The U.S. Code contains a longstanding and – until recently – uncontroversial tool to assist in proceedings before a "foreign or international tribunal."
Arnold & Porter
The Second Circuit recently held that a request for discovery under section 1782 cannot be made in connection with private international commercial arbitration, deepening an existing division among the federal circuits.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Adrianne Adams filed a putative wage and hour class action in state court, which her former employer (West Marine) removed to federal court under the federal Class Action Fairness Act "CAFA".
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
A US federal district court in California decided that Facebooks lawsuit alleging that NSO Group technology was used to spy on thousands of WhatsApp users may proceed following NSOs motion to dismiss.
Foley & Lardner
The results of the ninth annual Carlton Fields Class Action Survey confirms Foley & Lardner LLP's recent forecast that businesses should be prepared for a sharp uptick in class action lawsuits.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies and law firms alike to adapt to non-traditional practices for litigating as well as conducting internal and governmental investigations.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
The unfortunate reality for many community associations and their boards of directors is that at some point in their existence they will be sued.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Q2 2020 saw a tangible increase in the number of queries from clients asking about the enforceability of take or pay clauses common in supply agreements.
Donald Trump, billionaire, former TV personality, social media addict – and President of the United States of America – is looking for a little bit of privacy. But two recent attempts which might...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Enacted in 2008, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) continues to be the most consumer-friendly biometric privacy law in the country.
Duane Morris LLP
Federal courts are empowered to order the production of discovery "for use in a proceeding in a foreign or international tribunal" under 28 U.S.C. § 1782(a). But, according to the Second Circuit...
For more than half a century, 28 U.S.C. § 1782 has authorized federal courts to compel the production of discovery materials "for use in a proceeding in a foreign or international tribunal"...
Foley Hoag LLP
The First Circuit's ruling is significant, as many businesses in Massachusetts make use of independent contractors for transportation and delivery services.
In recent months, the US Courts of Appeal for the Second, Fourth and Sixth Circuits have issued a number of important and, at times, conflicting decisions related to the scope of discovery in aid...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA amended the Codes of Arbitration Procedure for Customer and Industry Disputes to apply minimum fees to all requests for expungement of customer dispute information...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
A ceiling fixture falls on a tenant in his apartment. Shortly before the incident a toilet leaking from the unit above was replaced.
International Arbitration partners Kwadwo Sarkodie and Charles Harris discuss the joint statement the major international arbitral institutions issued in response to COVID-19, and their guidance on how to keep cases active ...