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ESOP fiduciaries no longer have a "presumption of prudence"

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court released its much anticipated decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, No. 12-751, 2014 U.S. LEXIS

Labor talk blog: Supreme Court rules recess appointments unconstitutional - what does it mean?

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

In a landmark decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled yesterday that President Obama's three recess appointments to the National Labor

Supreme Court preserves fraud-on-the-market theory in Halliburton

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, No. 13-317. The decision was easily one of the

When does “offensive” employee conduct lose protection under the NLRA?

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Following a trend that has developed over the last several years, the National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") recently found that the

Supreme Court patent law reform continues: implementation of abstract idea on generic computers not patentable

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

On June 19, 2014, to conclude an unprecedented year for patent cases before the Supreme Court, the justices unanimously held in Alice Corporation v

To share with one is to share with all: court holds that attorney work product turned over in response to OIG subpoena cannot be withheld from relator’s counsel

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2014

A federal district court in Illinois recently held that Kmart waived attorney work-product protection over documents that it had produced in response

United States Supreme Court continues reform of fundamental patent law

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

On June 2, 2014, the United States Supreme Court released two more unanimous opinions impacting fundamental patent law principles, continuing the

Senator Leahy leaves patent trolls under the bridge

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

Stakeholders in patent litigation experienced mixed emotions yesterday, as Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy announced that he was

Sixth Circuit update - 5 May, 2014

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • May 5 2014

In Dailey v. Medlock, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 907 (6th Cir. Jan. 13, 2014), the Sixth Circuit analyzed Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 claims surrounding a

Supreme Court update - 5 May, 2014

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • May 5 2014

On March 5, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, No. 13-317 (Halliburton II). As we discussed in our