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New York is set to enact a very significant (and different) Fair Pay Act

USA - May 11 2015 New York is set to enact a new law known as the New York State Fair Pay Act, which recently passed the Legislature and will be headed to Gov

Google Inc. v. Vidal-Hall: opening the doors to EU data protection litigation?

United Kingdom - May 12 2015 The English Court of Appeal has recently issued a landmark judgment against Google which could open the door to data privacy litigation in the EU

Fondazione Enasarco v Lehman Brothers S.A.: English court rules on calculation of loss under the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement

United Kingdom - May 12 2015 On May 12, 2015, the English High Court gave its judgment in Fondazione Enasarco v (1) Lehman Brothers Finance S.A. and (2) Anthracite Rated

SEC enforcement quarterly - 1st quarter 2015

USA - May 7 2015 On March 2, 2015, the SEC announced its first-ever whistleblower award to a former corporate officer. The corporate officer will receive between $475

California court further limits Song-Beverly Credit Card Act

USA - May 7 2015 On May 4, 2015, an intermediate appellate court in California held that the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act of 1971 (Song-Beverly), Cal. Civil Code

Grassley pressures CMS and DOJ to increase scrutiny of Medicare Advantage plans

USA - May 21 2015 On May 19, Senator Charles Grassley sent letters to Attorney General Loretta Lynch (here) and to the Acting Administrator of CMS (here) demanding

California Supreme Court accepts for review important California meal period waiver case

USA - May 20 2015 We previously reported on Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, which was a decision by a California Court of Appeal to invalidate a

May edition of notable cases and events in e-discovery

USA - May 19 2015 The plaintiff alleged that the defendant, a former employee, misappropriated confidential business information and violated the terms of his

Anti-corruption quarterly - 1st quarter 2015

USA - May 19 2015 On February 9, 2015, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed Jean Rene Duperval’s convictions for conspiracy to commit money laundering and concealment of money

The sidley shale gas and hydraulic fracturing report - May 18 2015

USA - May 18 2015 A coalition of national and local groups has asked a federal court in New Mexico to issue a preliminary injunction preventing the Bureau of Land