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New York suit against insurer lacked separate facts to carry breach of contract, breach of good faith claims

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2014

Providing an important - but painful - lesson for policyholders in how to properly frame claims against carriers, a New York federal court ruled that

Manufacturer of dry cleaning machine not liable under CERCLA

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2010

The manufacturer of a perchlorethlyene ("PCE" or "PERC") recycling machine was recently found not liable as an "arranger" or "transporter" under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) in Team Enterprises, LLC v. Western Investment Real Estate Trust, 2010 WL 3133195 (E.D.Cal. 2010

Bill to prevent workplace bullying referred to the Assembly Labor Committee

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2009

On January 9, 2009, the “Healthy Workplace Act” (A1551), which would make unlawful workplace bullying, abuse and harassment unrelated to any category that is protected by existing law, was reintroduced and referred to the Assembly Labor Committee for review

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2010

Howard Shelanski, Deputy Director for Antitrust in the FTC Bureau of Economics, testified on June 15, 2010, before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy recommending Congressional action to ensure that the recent Trinko and Credit Suisse Supreme Court decisions are not used to limit public antitrust enforcement actions brought by the FTC and DOJ in regulated industries such as telecommunications

In Iqbal v. Ashcroft, the United States Supreme Court rejects truthiness as the pleading standard under Rule 8

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2009

The American Dialect Society named "truthiness" as the word of the year for 2005 and Merriam-Webster followed suit in 2006

Hedge fund best practices reports released by PWG's Asset Managers' and Investors' Committees

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2009

The final best practices reports of the Asset Managers’ and Investors’ Committees to the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (the “Reports”) were released on Jan. 16, 2009

Recent insider trading case sparks concerns over leaked clinical trial results

  • Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2012

The Martoma insider trading case is the latest in, and largest of, a string of actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission related to the alleged misuse of confidential clinical trial information by life sciences companies and third parties with access to this information

CFPB demonstrates its broad scope

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2013

While it has only just begun its third year, the CFPB has already left its mark with a series of recent enforcement actions. Below are four examples

FINRA expands role overseeing equities markets

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2013

On May 22, FINRA announced that it was selected by Direct Edge, the third largest U.S. stock exchange operator, to provide Market Surveillance

Oregon’s ambitious 10-year energy action plan

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2012

On June 6, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber released his draft 10-Year Energy Action Plan