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USA - August 9 2011 On August 5, 2011, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued its much-anticipated decision in Faber v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co ., affirming the dismissal of the plaintiff's putative class action that alleged MetLife breached its ERISA fiduciary duties by distributing ERISA-governed life insurance benefits through Retained Asset Accounts.
USA - February 22 2011 At the request of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Department of Labor, on February 17, 2011, submitted a letter brief in the pending Faber v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. appeal.
USA - June 15 2010 In Pretka v. Kolter City Plaza II, Inc. (11th Cir. June 8, 2010), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals rectified a disturbing uncertainty introduced into the law of removals by Lowery v. Alabama Power Co., 483 F.3d 1184 (11th Cir. 2007).
USA - April 27 2010 A sharply divided Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 26, 2010, issued its blockbuster, 137-page en banc majority and dissenting opinions in Dukes v Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
USA - April 15 2010 Businesses threatened by class action lawsuits have welcomed the recent development by the federal courts of increasingly stringent evidentiary burdens and standards for class certification under Federal Civil Procedure Rule 23.