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Eleventh Circuit limits scope of FCA whistleblower suit

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2014

Late last month, a three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated portions of a former executive's False Claims Act ("FCA"

Business-judgment rule applied in New York to going-private transaction with procedural protections

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

The New York Appellate Division, First Department, ruled yesterday that the business-judgment rule - not the entire-fairness standard of review - can

Sixth Circuit dismisses whistleblower’s claims made by job applicant

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that a job applicant lacks standing to bring whistle-blower claims under the Energy

Fifth Circuit refuses application of bright-line test in FLSA seaman exemption dispute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Fifth Circuit addressed the uncertainty stemming from its decision in Owens v. SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., 272 F.3d 698 (5th

DC Circuit dismisses appeal by three hospitals challenging subcontractor status

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 14, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia dismissed as moot an appeal by three hospitals affiliated with

Critics question SEC’s increasing use of administrative enforcement proceedings

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

The SEC is increasingly bringing enforcement actions in its administrative forum rather than federal district court, setting the stage for a legal

California Supreme Court denies review of ruling allowing restaurant owner’s false advertising claims to proceed against Yelp

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

On November 12, 2014, the California Supreme Court denied review of the California Court of Appeals decision in Demetriades v. Yelp, Inc., 2014 WL

Texas Supreme Court denies policyholder’s discovery regarding claims handling

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

It is rare to see a state's highest court address a discovery issue. But the Supreme Court of Texas did just that recently in In re National Lloyds

Firms have roadmap for expanding litigation of customer disputes after Second Circuit holds forum selection clauses trump FINRA’s mandatory arbitration rule

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

In the recent decision, Goldman Sachs & Co. v. Golden Empire Sch. Fin. Auth., 764 F.3d 210 (2d Cir. 2014), the Second Circuit held that

5th Circuit: outing whistleblower equals adverse action

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

On November 12, 2014, in Halliburton, Inc. v. Admin. Review Bd., 5th Cir. No. 13-cv-60323, the Fifth Circuit affirmed an ARB’s decision that