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Plaintiffs hit an Illinois Brick wall: indirect purchasers of iPhone apps lack standing to bring antitrust suit

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On December 2, 2013, United States District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the Northern District of California dismissed a case against Apple

Ricci v. DeStefano: Supreme Court articulates anti-discrimination standard for employers

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2009

The Supreme Court, in a divided decision, recently held that the City of New Haven discriminated against one Hispanic and 17 white firefighters, Plaintiffs in Ricci v. DeStefano, by disregarding promotion examinations where racial minorities as a group performed poorly

Lower filing thresholds for HSR Act premerger notifications and interlocking directorates announced

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2010

On January 19, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission announced revised, lower thresholds for premerger filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976

California Court of Appeal recognizes that wide discretion granted to a board of directors under the buisness judgment rule may be tempered by a corporation's private contractual obligations to its shareholdersmembers

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2013

In Scheenstra v. California Dairies, Inc., No. F062768, ___ Cal. Rptr. 3d ___, 2013 WL 363148 (Cal. App. 5th Dist. Jan. 30, 2013), the California

ECR series episode III: harmonizing EAR exceptions and ITAR exemptions

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2013

In Episode 1 and Episode 2 of this series, we discussed some key points of U.S. Export Control Reform and took you through a step-by-step

Delaware Chancery Court issues rulings on preliminary injunctions regarding materiality of disclosures in proxy statements

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2008

The Delaware Chancery Court recently decided two different motions for preliminary injunctions, with vastly different results

Robert Frost and cybersecurity - two roads diverging

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2013

Like Frost's nameless traveler in "The Road Not Taken," our Government finds itself confronted with two diverging roads in the cybersecurity realm

California fighting back to save PACE program

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2010

On July 14, 2010, California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed a lawsuit against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (California v. Federal Housing Finance Agency, N.D. Cal., No. 10-3084), claiming that the government-sponsored enterprises are thwarting the State’s PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) programs, which encourage homeowners to make their homes more energy and water efficient

Supreme court rejects Bilski claims, overturns "machine-or-transformation" requirement for patent eligibility of processes

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

This morning, in a highly anticipated decision, a fractured Supreme Court affirmed the Federal Circuit's judgment in Bilski v Kappos

Court of Appeal reaffirms MERS' ability to foreclose, holds that recorded documents do not overcome a specifically pled violation of Section 2923.5

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2012

In Skov v. U.S. Bank N.A., 2102 WL 2549811 (June 8, 2012), the Court of Appeal reversed the trial court’s decision to sustain a demurrer against plaintiff Andrea Skov’s second amended complaint, holding that she had stated a claim for violation of Civil Code Section 2923.5, which requires a lender to contact a defaulted borrower to discuss alternatives to foreclosure before starting a nonjudicial foreclosure by recording a notice of default