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Hunton Employment & Labor Perspective: California: No Fee Award For Prevailing Employer In FEHA Action Even Where 998 Offer Rejected
California's legislature and courts have acted to curb an employer's ability to recover its fees and costs when it prevails in a lawsuit brought under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act
United States
2 Jan 2019
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"Snap" To It When Your Company Is Sued In State Court
A procedural maneuver known as "snap removal" can allow a defendant to remove such a case in certain situations.
United States
9 Nov 2018
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Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: Proposed Changes to Class Action Rules Covering Notice, Settlements, Objections, and Appeals Awaiting Approval of Congress
The Supreme Court recently approved substantial changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including amendments to Rule 23, which covers federal class actions.
United States
10 Sep 2018
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Supreme Court's Decision Upholding Arbitration Agreements Extended To The FLSA
On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, holding that the National Labor Relations Act
United States
9 Sep 2018
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Sometimes Two Meetings Aren't Better Than None: The Texas Supreme Court Clarifies The Circumstances Giving Rise To Personal Jurisdiction
In its recent opinion M&F Worldwide Corp. et al. v. Pepsi-Cola Metropolitan Bottling Company, Inc., the Texas Supreme Court clarified that a nonresident defendant's presence in the State of Texas...
United States
13 Apr 2017
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Anti-Oral Variation Clauses: A Written Analysis
Despite the saying that ‘a verbal contract is not worth the paper it is written on' (attributed to the American film producer Samuel Goldwyn), there is no shortage of cases in the English courts...
United States
23 Aug 2016
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Back To The Future: The Impact Of Post-Breach Events On Damages
The English law of damages for breach of contract is founded upon the compensatory principle: that damages should place the claimant in the same situation with respect to damages as if the contract had been performed.
UK
14 Apr 2016
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Recent Amendments To Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure
Over the course of the last two decades, the cost of litigation has grown exponentially, in large part due to the cost of e-discovery resulting from the abundance of electronically stored information.
United States
22 Dec 2015
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