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By Jack Rubens, Kira Teshima
The City of Los Angeles continues to move toward the adoption of an ordinance that establishes an Affordable Housing Linkage Fee (Ordinance)
By Whitney Jones Roy
Asarco LLC v. Noranda Mining, Inc., 844 F.3d 1201 (10th Cir. 2017). In a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) contribution action...
By Whitney Jones Roy
Citizens for Odor Nuisance Abatement v. City of San Diego, 8 Cal. App. 5th 350 (Cal. Ct. App. 2017). The Fourth Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal concluded that the City of San Diego ...
By Steven Chananie, Sophie Solomon
Recent activities of the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and Qui Tam whistleblowers reveal that Medicare Advantage Plans remain at the forefront of investigations for violations of the federal False Claim Act...
By James Gatto
The pro-bitcoin legislation trend continues. This month New Hampshire passed legislation that exempts persons using virtual currency from registering as money transmitters.
By James Gatto
Nevada has passed a pro-blockchain law that recognizes blockchain technology as a type of electronic record for the purposes of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act...
By Jay Ramsey
The U.S. Supreme Court has closed a loophole that class action plaintiffs in the Ninth Circuit had been exploiting to obtain immediate appellate review of a district court's denial of class certification.
By Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP
In Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., the Federal Circuit had its first opportunity to address the impact of the "or otherwise available to the public" clause contained in..
By Mark Patrick
On Thursday, June 8th, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed into a law a bill that legalizes and regulates the operation of paid-entry fantasy sports contests within the state
By Garen Dodge, Brett Young
In November 2014, San Francisco passed the first predictive scheduling legislation in the country. Since that time, other states and municipalities have followed San Francisco's lead, and have either proposed or enacted some variation of a predictive scheduling law.
By James Hays, Jason Brown
The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") announced today that it was rolling back an Obama-era policy that attempted to increase regulatory oversight of joint employer and contractor businesses.
By Amar Naik
In April 2017, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued a Notice of Proposed Order, Restoring Internet Freedom, seeking to reverse the FCC's previous adoption of "net neutrality" principles in its March 2015 Open Internet Order.
By John Landry
In Resh v. China Agritech, a Ninth Circuit panel held that a pending putative class action in which class certification is ultimately denied tolls the statute of limitations as to claims that previously...
By Laura Jehl, Jonathan E. Meyer, Sonja Carlson
On June 5, the Supreme Court agreed to review a case addressing an individual's expectation of privacy in his or her historical cellphone location records.
By Brian S. Fong
The California Supreme Court issued its long awaited ruling in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, in which it clarified California's so-called "day of rest" rule, which guarantees employees "one day's rest...
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