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Securities and Shareholder Litigation & Class Actions
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

The United States Supreme Court has granted certiorari in a case that could have a significant impact on the law under Section 10(b) of the


Liability Waiver in Pre-Employment Disclosure Form is Unlawful, Says Ninth Circuit
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

In Syed v. M-I, LLC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that a prospective employer violated the disclosure requirements


Ninth Circuit Widens Circuit Split on Whether Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowing
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

On March 8, 2017, in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust Inc., No.15-cv-17352 (9th Cir., March 8, 2017), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Excess Insurer Has Duty to Consent to a Reasonable Settlement or Assume Policyholder’s Defense
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

In a diversity action, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that under California law, where an excess insurer is asked to consent and contribute


Sixth Circuit: ERISA Exhaustion Not Required in Plan Amendment Suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

The Sixth Circuit held that retirement plan participants were not required to exhaust their administrative remedies prior to bringing a claim alleging


Securities Litigation: U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari to Decide Issue That Might Have Significant Impact on Registrants' Exposure for Non-Disclosure of "Known Trends or Uncertainties" in SEC Filings
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Leidos, Inc. v. Indiana Public Retirement System, No. 16-581. This appeal, which likely


Ninth Circuit Reverses Lower Court on Compulsory License Rights of OVDs
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

Broadcasters were handed a key legal victory Tuesday as a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court opinion


Ninth Circuit Holds That Cure Amount May Include Post-Default Rate of Interest
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

In Pacifica L 51 LLC v. New Investments, Inc. (In re New Investments, Inc.), 840 F.3d 1137 (9th Cir. 2016), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held


Escobar's Impact: Recent Application of "Materiality" in Ninth Circuit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Last year, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decided Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar (Escobar), 136 S.Ct. 1989 (2016


A Ninth Circuit Blueprint for a RICO Class Action
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Civil RICO claims usually present complex issues. As civil causes of action predicated on violations of Criminal Law, a RICO plaintiff must prove