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Reed Smith
The case is Leibovitch v. Islamic Republic of Iran, ___ F. Supp.3d ___, 2016 WL 2977273 (N.D. Ill. May 19, 2016), and the plaintiffs instituted collection efforts on a terrorism-related judgment in Illinois against two foreign banks...
Troutman Sanders LLP
A new putative class action against Petco Animal Supplies Inc. was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint, filed on January 19, 2016, alleged that defendant's "Made in the U.S.A." advertisements violated California's Unfair Competition Law...
Mayer Brown
When does an expert witness have an obligation to weigh competing studies and explain why she chose to rely on one study rather than another?
Fox Rothschild LLP
In addition to providing the terms of the Modified Auction, the Sale Report included the Custodian's requests for additional authority and discretion to oversee the Modified Auction.
Dentons
The grand jury is a cornerstone of the American criminal justice system—one which trace its roots all the way to the Middle Ages.
Dentons
On May 19, Judge Andrew Hanen of the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a scathing order criticizing the conduct of several Department of Justice attorneys defending the federal government...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Anyone who has ever had to litigate a dispute knows how important the attorney-client privilege is.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins.
Duane Morris LLP
On June 9, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals, in a 4-2 decision, declined to broaden the common interest exception to New York state attorney-client privilege.
Duane Morris LLP
The trial court awarded Meyer, Darragh a portion of the attorneys' fees under the quantum meruit theory, but rejected the contract claim.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On January 4, 2016, the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion addressing the scope of the public disclosure bar under the False Claims Act.
Mayer Brown
There have been subsequent developments in several cases about which we have posted in recent months.
Mayer Brown
Today, the Supreme Court issued two decisions, described below, of interest to the business community: Administrative Law—Chevron Deference; Patent Act—Inter Partes Review
Fisher Phillips LLP
In Hall v. Clifton Precision, 150 F.R.D. 525, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued its opinion regarding attorney-client communications during depositions...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Supreme Court case Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins reaffirmed and clarified the requirements necessary for plaintiffs to establish standing.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 26, 2016, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued
Mayer Brown
Yesterday, in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar, the Supreme Court held that a claim presented to the United States for payment can be false or fraudulent for purposes of the False Claims Act under an "implied certification" theory.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Consistent filing and service procedures will become less of an oxymoron in California – especially for those legal practitioners who appear in the state's appellate courts.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Appellate Division, First Department, overturned a lower court decision that had ordered the production of the documents.
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On March 22, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court, on a 4-4 split vote following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, let stand the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit's decision in Hawkins v. Community Bank of Raymore...
McDermott Will & Emery
The patents-in-suit cover code division multiple access (CDMA) protocols, a method of sharing cell phone base stations among multiple users that saw widespread adoption across the United States.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A physician in a group of doctors primarily serving residents of nursing homes signed a non-compete covenant and agreed to be enjoined if he breached.
Poyner Spruill LLP
In oral arguments, Justices Breyer and Roberts appeared to take opposing views on Texas' standing to challenge the Executive Order.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a 6 to 2 opinion authored by Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., the Supreme Court held that the Ninth Circuit's injury-in-fact analysis under Article III was incomplete.
Reed Smith
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in a challenge by Sprint Nextel Corp. to a False Claims Act lawsuit by New York state against it for sales taxes not collected and remitted on telecommunications services.
Miller Friel
In the world of first-party insurance, there are two seemingly simple concepts: (1) property insurance policies cover all risks of physical loss or damage during the policy period, and (2) business interruption insurance covers the insured's lost profits during the period of restoration.
Foley & Lardner
We have reviewed a sub-group of 111 IPRs filed by generic drug companies against pharmaceutical patents to assess outcomes and trends.
Mayer Brown
The Dodd-Frank Act gives the CFPB authority to issue CIDs in aid of its investigation of possible violations of Federal consumer financial law.
Reed Smith
On May 26, 2016, Delaware filed a motion with the United States Supreme Court requesting leave to file a bill of complaint against other states regarding escheatment of uncashed "official checks."
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