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US Court of Appeals confirms that expert testimony must offer scientific proof, not hypotheses, on causation

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

In a recent decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment for a defendant based on the trial judge's exclusion

Electronic discovery & information governance - tip of the month: managing the electronic discovery vendor relationship

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

A large international company is in the midst of antitrust litigation. After carefully selecting the electronic discovery vendor that will handle the

“Separate entity” rule alive and well in New York

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

In a much anticipated decision, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, confirmed on October 23, 2014, that the so-called "separate entity"

US FCC enforcement action represents unprecedented expansion of the agency’s authority over data security

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is asserting unprecedented authority to regulate data security matters with its recent action against

US Securities and Exchange Commission adopts amendments to Money Market Fund Rule (Rule 2a-7)

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

On July 23, 2014, the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") by a 3-2 vote, adopted amendments to Rule 2a-7 under the Investment Company Act of

A parent company in the FCA crosshairs results in a sustained GAO protest of an award to a subsidiary

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

The GAO recently sustained a protest because the agency failed to adequately consider a False Claims Act (FCA) case that was pending against the

US SEC brings first enforcement action for market manipulation through high-frequency trading

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

Providing another reminder of the US federal government's ongoing scrutiny of high-frequency trading ("HFT") firms and manipulative trading practices

Enforceability of venue selection clauses in US pension plans

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

Benefits plan sponsors often include venue selection clauses in their plans, requiring claimants to file suit in a particular jurisdiction. They do

US loses WTO battle over country-of-origin labeling requirements for meat products

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

A World Trade Organization ("WTO") panel has ruled that the United States' amended country-of-origin labeling ("COOL") requirements for beef and pork

California approves consumer law protecting right to leave negative online reviews

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

User-driven websites, where users are able to leave feedback about products or businesses, have increasingly become the backdrop for disputes over