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Supreme Court Limits Extraterritorial Application Of RICO
On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued a major decision restricting the extraterritorial application of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
United States
29 Jun 2016
Food Fraud: Eurojust And Member States Succeed In Stopping Illegal Horsemeat Trade
French authorities estimate that between 2010 and 2013, 4,700 horses unfit for human consumption were slaughtered and introduced into the food chain.
European Union
27 May 2015
Supreme Court Decision In Halliburton II Affords Welcome Tool To Defendants
Although the business community had hoped the Court would overrule Basic v. Levinson, and the presumption of reliance it created, the Court did not go so far.
United States
1 Jul 2014
Issue Of Whether Government Must Allege Specific False Claims In FCA Case Predicated On Alleged Kickbacks Is Teed Up In Southern District Of New York
A motion to dismiss in United States et al. v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., 11 Civ. 0071, fully briefed as of December 23, 2013, could have significant consequences for the application of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b) to cases brought under the False Claims Act in the Southern District of New York.
United States
13 Jan 2014
Government Files Statement Of Interest Distinguishing "Caronia" In Off-Label Promotion False Claims Act (FCA) Case
On November 7, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York filed a statement of interest in "United States ex rel. Matthew Cestra, et al. v. Cephalon, Inc., et al.",
United States
3 Dec 2013
Government's Annual Certification Claims Under The FCA Take A Hit In Federal Court In California In A Case Involving Individual Liability
In a recent decision, United States v. Reunion Mortgage, Inc., David Thayer and Kent Harvey, Case No. 13-02340 SBA, a federal court rejected annual certification claims, a backbone of the Department of Justice's mortgage fraud practice in recent years, in a case involving individual liability.
United States
15 Nov 2013
California Supreme Court Allows Parol Evidence To Prove Fraud
A recent California Supreme Court case, Riverisland Cold Storage v. Fresno-Madera Production Credit Ass'n, is causing some anxiety among financial institutions and other businesses in California.
United States
5 Mar 2013
Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split On Proof Of Loss Causation At The Class Certification Stage
In Erica P. John Fund Inc. v. Halliburton Co., --- S. Ct. ----, No. 09–1403, 2011 WL 2175208, at *3 (U.S. June 6, 2011), the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the Fifth Circuit's requirement that a securities fraud plaintiff prove loss causation before a class can be certified under Rule 23.
United States
15 Jun 2011
Supreme Court To Consider Circuit Split On Proof Of Loss Causation At The Class Certification Stage
Conflicting opinions in the past two years from the Second, Fifth, and Seventh Circuits have created uncertainty regarding the extent to which, in a private action under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, a plaintiff who invokes the fraud-on-the-market presumption of reliance must prove loss causation at the class certification stage in order to be able to proceed on behalf of a class.
United States
28 Apr 2011
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