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Almost favored court denies settling defendants’ attempt to recover under most favored nations clause

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2014

Being one of the first defendants to settle claims has its pros and cons. On the one hand, defendants may avoid protracted litigation. On the other

Supreme Court hears argument in juror misconduct case

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2014

On October 8, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Warger v. Shauers, No. 13-517, a case that the Products Liability Monitor has been watching

New twist in litigation against states dragging their feet on fracking regulation

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

Over the past year, the fight to authorize fracking has taken different forms in various states across the country, including lawsuits challenging

Can you inadvertently waive your automatic stay rights goodbye?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

As a general rule, bankruptcy courts do not enforce provisions in organizational documents, loan agreements, or other prepetition contracts that

A comity of (reversible) error: Second Circuit finds foreign debtor’s claim against U.S. debtor is “located” in the United States

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

The ability of a foreign debtor to avail itself of the protections of the Bankruptcy Code, such as the automatic stay, with respect to its property

Another SCOTUS case to keep an eye on this term

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

My colleague Lisa Sokolowski recently discussed some of the cases we are watching during this year's Supreme Court term. Let's add another to the

Ninth Circuit affirms local ordinance regarding pharmaceutical disposal

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

Late last month, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the constitutionality of a California county ordinance requiring all manufacturers of both brand name and

Hashtag: thinking of starting your own marijuana business?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

Have you ever wanted to start your own marijuana cultivation and distribution business? Do you see billboards on the highway advertising pot-growing

Plaintiff’s major malfunction: failure to plead the “malfunction theory”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

No direct evidence of a specific product defect? No problem. The "malfunction theory" allows a plaintiff to establish the existence of a product

Brazilian reorganization plan: fundamentally fair or wholesale trampling of creditors’ rights?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • Brazil, USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York was recently presented in In re Rede Energia, S.A. with the question of