We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 295

Parents appeal Facebook’s use of pictures of teenagers

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2014

A brief was filed challenging a $20 million settlement that "authorizes Facebook to continue to use minors' images for advertising without parental

District court in New York holds that "best available evidence" is sufficient for apportioning liability

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2009

District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin held in the In re MTBE multidistrict litigation that: (1) to apportion liability among joint tortfeasors, fact finders may rely on the "available evidence," and (2) to support a showing of divisibility, the defendant only need show a reasonable basis for its proposed share

District court further outlines arranger liability under CERCLA, TSWDA

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2009

In Celanese v. Coastal Water Authority, No. 06-CV-2265 (S.D. Tex. April 13, 2009) the Southern District of Texas issued an opinion that further defines the scope of liability under the Texas Solid Waste Disposal Act's cost-recovery scheme

Google’s legal challenges will have a ripple effect

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • April 13 2011

Google’s influence is pervasive, and the outcomes of the many legal actions pending against the company will reverberate in many quarters

Obama administration asks Supreme Court to deny climate change nuisance suits

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2010

Siding with the defendants, the Obama administration has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision in American Electric Power v. Connecticut (AEP), which allowed Connecticut and several other states to seek greenhouse gas reductions under federal common law nuisance claims. (American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut, No. 10-174, brief filed 82410

New York police can use GPS devices

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2013

A New York State Judge recently ruled that a cell phone user has no reasonable expectation of privacy and the 4th Amendment right of privacy was not

9th Circuit requires EPA to set storm water runoff limits for construction activities

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

The 9th Circuit upheld a decision requiring the EPA to set storm water runoff limits for construction activities by Dec. 1, 2009

Structure of real estate deals key to determining CERCLA liability

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2008

In a ruling that has a potentially significant effect on the evaluation of CERCLA liability in real estate transactions, the 7th Circuit found that the title holder of contaminated property might not be an “owner” under CERCLA

District court allows PRP to seek joint & several liability

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2008

On Dec. 21, 2007, the federal district court for the District of Kansas held that a potentially responsible party may seek joint and several liability in a claim filed under CERCLA’s section 107

Judge sends cybercriminals to jail and orders $39.1 million in restitution

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2012

After more than two months of trial, last December a Dallas, Texas jury convicted a group of defendants of a massive cybercrime conspiracy to defraud telecommunications companies, and related charges