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10th Circ.'s Securities Fraud Reading May Be Too Broad
Partner Peter Morrison, counsel Virginia Milstead and associate Raza Rasheed review the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit's ruling in Malouf v. SEC.
United States
3 Sep 2019
Awaiting Answers On A Post-Bristol-Myers Class Question
Two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its seminal personal jurisdiction ruling in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California.
United States
29 Aug 2019
Supreme Court Review: An Arbitration Trilogy
With a trio of decisions this term, the Supreme Court added to its growing body of arbitration jurisprudence. On the heels of its landmark
United States
16 Aug 2019
Employment Flash
This edition of Employment Flash looks at developments in labor and employment law, including a Supreme Court ruling that Title VII's charge-filing requirement is nonjurisdictional
United States
6 Aug 2019
2018 DIS Arbitration Rules – One Year On
Partner Anke Sessler and counsel Max Stein review the German Arbitration Institute's new arbitration rules, which became effective in March 2018
30 Jul 2019
US Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban Of ‘Scandalous' Trademarks
On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 6-3 decision in Iancu v. Brunetti, 588 U.S. ____ (2019), that Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act's ban on the registration of "immoral" or "scandalous"
United States
9 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Declines To Further Define Morrison's Domestic Transaction Requirement
The U.S. Supreme Court today denied the petition for certiorari in Toshiba Corp. v. Automotive Industries Pension Trust Fund, No. 18-486 (U.S. Oct. 15, 2018),
United States
5 Jul 2019
The Impact Of SEC Staff Guidance On Shareholder Proposals Leaves A Murky Path Forward
In November 2017, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
United States
28 Jun 2019
Delaware Court Precludes Creditors Of Limited Partnership From Pursuing Derivative Claims
In several cases since the seminal 2011 Delaware Supreme Court decision CML V LLC v. Bax, which held that creditors of Delaware
28 Jun 2019
Anonymous Online Speech: Considerations For Victims And Speakers
In today's world — where social media has become a source of news for many — companies and individuals often find themselves the subject of negative and anonymous online comments.
United States
28 Jun 2019
Director Independence And Oversight Obligation In Marchand v. Barnhill
On June 18, 2019, in Marchand v. Barnhill, the Delaware Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr. on behalf of a unanimous court...
United States
27 Jun 2019
Inside The Courts – An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators
This quarter's issue includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected cases principally decided between February and April 2019.
26 Jun 2019
UK Class Actions: Back Under The Spotlight
A recent Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruling has revived a £14 billion class action filed on behalf of more than 46 million U.K. consumers against Mastercard. The decision
19 Jun 2019
Employment Flash – May 2019
This edition of Employment Flash looks at developments in labor and employment law, including regarding a DOJ appeal of the EEOC's heightened
12 Jun 2019
Supreme Court Holds Antitrust Claims Of iPhone App Consumers Are Not Barred By Illinois Brick
On May 13, 2019, in a 5-4 decision in Apple Inc. v. Pepper, the U.S. Supreme Court held that consumers of iPhone apps are direct purchasers of Apple and therefore have standing to sue the company
United States
29 May 2019
Examining CORWIN: Latest Trends And Results
The Delaware Supreme Court's 2015 decision in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC1 fashioned a powerful defense in post-closing money damages cases for boards of directors
28 May 2019
Charter-Based Forum-Selection Provisions Designed To Govern Claims Under The Securities Act Found Invalid
In March 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, 138 S. Ct. 1061 (2018), resolved a jurisprudential split among federal courts and held that certain federal securities
United States
28 May 2019
Merricks v Mastercard: UK Class Actions Back Under The Spotlight
The English Courts have reignited the prospects of a £14 billion class action against Mastercard.
27 May 2019
‘Lorenzo v. SEC': SCOTUS Decides Misstatement Issue
The U.S. Supreme Court held yesterday in Lorenzo v. SEC, No. 17-1077 (2019), that dissemination of false or misleading statements with an intent to defraud ...
United States
20 May 2019
Supreme Court Rules That Misstatement From Someone Who Is Not Its ‘Maker' Can Still Be Basis Of Fraudulent Scheme Claim
The U.S. Supreme Court held today in Lorenzo v. SEC, No. 17-1077 (2019), that dissemination of false or misleading statements with an intent to defraud can fall within the scope of Rules 10b-5(a) and (c) of the SEC...
United States
20 May 2019
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