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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
s discussed in our prior updates, courts continue to hear challenges to the constitutionality and statutory validity of COVID-19-related restrictions and programs. PPP loans, restrictions on debt...
Mayer Brown
By Executive Order ("EO") dated April 28, 2020, President Trump invoked the authority of the Defense Production Act ("DPA") to direct that meat and poultry processing facilities continue operations notwithstanding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In connection with the continued efforts of New York State and City to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, two recent orders have updated the emergency measures in place that impact pending and potential litigation...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
For the past 10 years, U.S. International Trade Commission investigations have been on the rise. Between 2006 and 2016, the number of complaints and active investigations nearly doubled.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, a federal judge blocked the enforcement of Massachusetts regulations that temporarily restrict debt collection practices during COVID-19. According to the judge, the regulations violate the First Amendment...
Proskauer Rose LLP
We continue to wait to see if the Supreme Court will accept LinkedIn's petition to overturn the Ninth Circuit's blockbuster ruling in the hiQ Labs case.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The campaign of a political candidate and several small businesses jointly challenged COVID-19-related governmental measures...
ML Strategies' Christian Fjeld discusses Senator Wyden's Algorithmic Accountability Act which would direct the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate rules that would establish how companies should...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On April 7, 2020, the ITC overturned a Final ID issued by Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock. The Final ID found infringement of a SEP by the Respondents' accused products and recommended...
Mayer Brown
During the past couple of months, courts have been busy addressing excessiveness challenges to punitive damages awards. In this post, I discuss two recent decisions.
Duane Morris LLP
On April 7, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted allowance of appeal in McCloskey v. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.[1]
Anderson Kill
When one has a claim for money damages against the United States, the judicial forum for that claim is generally the United States Court of Federal Claims. However, litigation with the federal government...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In Perkins v. Memorial Hospital of South Bend (Case No. 20S-CT-233), a split Indiana Supreme Court ruled in favor of an employee who was discharged after testifying against Memorial Hospital of South Bend...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As the pandemic continues, courts are addressing COVID-19-related constitutional challenges. The most recent cases address the eligibility requirements for Paycheck Protection Program loans ("PPP" loans)...
Duane Morris LLP
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our lives, wreak havoc on our economy and force millions to social distance, shelter at home or even quarantine
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Plans to lease out space for domestic oil companies to store oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) were announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) On Thursday, April 2.
Jen Rubin reviews California's AB 5 law which provides a new way to categorize independent contractors in the state.
Caplin & Drysdale
Because of the current economic and employment crisis, many businesses and nonprofits are likely to seek government contracts and grants.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
On April 16, 2020, Insteel Wire Products, Sumiden Wire Products Corporation, and Wire Mesh Corp. ("Petitioners") filed petitions with the U.S.
Cooley LLP
The CLOUD Act is about to stir up a legal storm. The Act was originally passed in March 2018 to ensure U.S. law enforcement officials could obtain information from U.S.- based communications...
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