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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 4, 2020, Judge Ronnie Abrams of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under Section 10(b)...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
At the end of 2019, the Second Circuit finally weighed in on an issue that has divided federal courts considering applications for discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
As required by its enabling legislation, on February 5, 2020, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) proposed a rule describing how and when an owner or operator
Mayer Brown
Last summer, my colleague C.J. Summers and I posted a report about Saccameno v. U.S. Bank National Association, a Seventh Circuit case in which we had filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In a short per curium opinion, the Sixth Circuit held that party officials' appeal of an order compelling document discovery was moot after the court dismissed the...
Mintz
Under the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), "a party may not be compelled . . . to submit to class arbitration unless there is a contractual basis for concluding that the party agreed to do so."
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In a January 14, 2020, order, the Northern District of Illinois granted in part and denied in part, a plaintiff's motion to compel the production of documents withheld as privileged.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Mark Walker, member partner in our El Paso office, authored a white paper on Texas Anti-SLAPP law.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Well, we have some huge news to report – the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal held yesterday that an automated telephone dialing system for TCPA purposes requires the use of a random or...
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
On January 29, 2020, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued a 4-3 decision in Normand v. Wal-Mart.com USA, reversing in full two lower courts and holding Walmart.com ...
Venable LLP
A circuit court in Cook County, Illinois granted summary judgment in favor of Crain Communications (a publishing company)...
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
In Samsung Electronics America, Inc. v. Prisua Engineering Corp., the Fed. Cir. confirmed that, outside of the context of a motion to amend, the PTAB cannot cancel claims for indefiniteness in an IPR proceeding.
Reed Smith
You have probably heard the old truism about how a person representing him or herself in a lawsuit has a fool for a client.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On January 31, 2020, the Texas Supreme Court (the "Court") affirmed a ruling from the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas in the case of Energy Transfer Partners...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Businesses routinely receive subpoenas for records. When the subpoenas are issued in connection with a grand jury investigation, deciding how to respond can become complicated and nuanced.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
It is undeniable that litigation funding is taking the legal world by storm. In 2017, 36% of U.S. law firms reported using litigation funding
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
Contractual provisions controlling the venue and avenue through which a plaintiff can bring a claim against a defendant are powerful tools to control litigation should it arise
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Florida, unlike parties to a claim, nonparties have no duty to preserve evidence based on knowledge or foreseeability of litigation.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
If there is no express law of the arbitration agreement, the law with which that agreement has its closest and most real connection is either the law of the underlying contract or the law...
Hogan Lovells
In addition to the False Claims Act Guide: 2019 and the road ahead, we are featuring a six-part podcast series based on select sections of the report.
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