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A Fair Victory? House Democrats Pass The FAIR Act To Limit Mandatory Arbitration
In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis—a decision that upheld the validity of class action ...
United States
10 Oct 2019
State Farm Ruling Opens Door For Conversion Claims Against Insurers Who Impose Unlawful Cost Of Insurance Rate Increases
On August 19, 2019 a federal judge in the Northern District of California denied State Farm Life Insurance Company's motion for summary judgment on Plaintiff Elizabeth A. Bally's claims for conversion and breach of contract.
United States
23 Sep 2019
International Arbitration Comparative Guide
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Germany, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
18 Sep 2019
United States
29 Aug 2019
Deutsche Bank Settles Two BlackRock RMBS Suits
Deutsche Bank settled with BlackRock and other RMBS investors in New York federal (BlackRock Balanced Capital Portfolio (Fi) v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, S.D.N.Y., No. 1:14-cv-09367) ...
United States
19 Dec 2018
Say It Again: No Common Question Binds A Class Subject To Thousands Of Individualized Pay Decisions
Echoing an increasingly familiar refrain, another district court has declined to certify a class of women bringing pay equity claims ...
United States
17 Dec 2018
Five Employment Issues Boards Should Be Thinking About
Now into the second half of 2018, corporate boards of directors should be focused on some key employment law developments that have transpired so far this year.
United States
7 Nov 2018
Back From The Grave—Will Allergan Invite A New Wave Of Equitable Tolling Requests?
Imagine this: After years of acrimonious litigation, your company has finally defeated a meritless False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit.
United States
16 Oct 2018
Hitting Home: Law Firms Are Now The Target Of A Spate Of New Pay Equity Cases
Big Law is no stranger to providing advice on pay equity or defending pay equity lawsuits.
United States
4 Oct 2018
Cert Denied In Potential Harbinger For California Equal Pay Act Class Actions
On August 28, 2018, a judge in Los Angeles County Superior Court issued one of the first decisions – if not the first decision – on a motion to certify a putative class action under the state's revised Equal Pay Act.
United States
3 Oct 2018
Trade Secret Sparks Beer Brawl In The Ninth Circuit: When Is Your Word Enough?
On September 13, the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments on an issue of first impression in Anheuser-Busch Cos. v. James Clark, No. 17-15591 (9th Cir. 2015).
United States
27 Sep 2018
RMBS Trustees Defeat Motion For Class Certification In California State Court
On May 30, 2018, Judge Ronald L. Bauer of the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Orange denied investor Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification and Appointment of Class Representative...
United States
20 Jun 2018
Checklist For Strengthening Your Defenses To 401k Plan Class Actions
The last ten years have seen a proliferation of high-profile class actions alleging breach of ERISA fiduciary duties of prudence and loyalty against plan fiduciaries.
United States
10 Aug 2017
Supreme Court Rules American Pipe Doesn't Toll 3-Year Limit On Securities Claims
On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that will have a significant effect on securities class action litigation...
United States
13 Jul 2017
The Ninth Circuit's Recent ‘Resh' Decision: An Invitation To A Game Of Musical Chairs In Class Action Litigation
The Greek myth of Sisyphus tells the story of a king punished by being forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back to hit him, and to repeat the futile task for eternity.
United States
12 Jul 2017
Time's Up: Supreme Court Affirms Three-Year Deadline For Opting Out Of Section 11 Class Actions
On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that will have a significant effect on securities class action litigation, changing the strategic calculus for both institutional plaintiffs...
United States
7 Jul 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Limits Jurisdictions Where Non-U.S. Businesses May Be Sued
On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, a multi-plaintiff State product liability case in which the Court rejected a loose standard...
United States
6 Jul 2017
Report Shows 2016 Record-Setting Year For Class Action And SEC Settlements
Last week, proxy advisory firm ISS published its semi-annual report of the top 100 U.S. securities class action settlements and top 50 SEC settlements of all time, as of December 31, 2016.
United States
28 Jun 2017
In Nationwide Conditional Certification, Evidence Still Matters
As employers well know, the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") permits employees to file suits on behalf of themselves and others who are "similarly situated."
United States
13 Jun 2017
Class Action Quarterly Update – Winter 2017
Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") cases have continued to dominate class action filings over the past quarter.
United States
24 May 2017
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