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En banc Ninth Circuit permits removal under CAFA of a subdivided mass action

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

Over the past few years, a number of plaintiffs’ lawyers have attemptedwith some successto circumvent the “mass action” provisions in the Class

Jury imposes $185 million punitive award against AutoZone in individual pregnancy discrimination case

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

Earlier this week, a federal jury in San Diego imposed a punitive damages award of $185 million against AutoZone in a case alleging pregnancy

Yes, you really did settle all your claims when you said you did: Ninth Circuit dismisses appeal of class certification denial by plaintiff who accepted Rule 68 offer

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

A plaintiff hopes to represent a class to pursue two sets of wage-and-hour claims but runs into headwinds in the district court. First, one set of

US Second Circuit eases banks’ garnishment burdens in recent TRIA and FSIA decisions

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

In recent years, banks have found themselves named as parties in their capacities as garnishees in enforcement litigation brought by judgment

US banking regulators issue further Frequently Asked Questions for leveraged lending guidance

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has released its 2014 Shared National Credits (SNC) review (the 2014 SNC review). Highlights (or

Cost & price realismwhat are they and when are they required?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

Disappointed offerors often challenge an agency's price or cost realism analysis in a bid protest. Contractors should be familiar with the

Eleventh Circuit adopts broad view of businesses’ potential liability under TCPA for faxes sent by third parties

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

One of the hottest areas in class actions is litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). And one of the most significant issues in

NAIC private equity issues (E) working group continues drafting of additions to Financial Analysis Handbook for regulatory review of acquisitions of insurers

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

In our Second Quarter 2014 Bulletin, we reviewed the efforts of the NAIC Private Equity Issues (E) Working Group (the "PEI Working Group") to draft

When is a 99.6 reduction of a punitive damages award not enough? When the original award was $9 billion and there are thousands of other plaintiffs seeking comparable awards.

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

A jury in the Western District of Louisiana made headlines last spring when it awarded a stunning $9 billion in punitive damages to a plaintiff who

ASBCA finds hesitation is not repudiation

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2014

When the Government terminates a contract for default ("T for D"), there can be a series of nasty consequences for contractors. Among other things