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SCOTUS Puts the Class Action Waiver Issue at the Top of Its Agenda
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

Perhaps signaling the importance of the issue for American businesses and jurisprudence, the U.S. Supreme Court chose the first day of its term


Who Is My Neighbour? Ontario Court Rejects a Duty of Care to Employees of Foreign Suppliers
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2017

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed a proposed class action arising out of the collapse of a manufacturing facility in Bangladesh


California Supreme Court Reverses PAGA Discovery Ruling
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

On July 13, 2017, the California Supreme Court in Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls) issued its first opinion addressing the scope of discovery in


Eight-Figure Class Action Attorney Fee Award Dissolves in the Court of Appeals
  • Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

There’s something uniquely interesting about judicial opinions involving class action attorneys’ fees. For class counsel, it’s the culmination of


Controversial Rule by CFPB Limits Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

A final rule recently issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau bars banks and other covered companies from attempting to avoid consumer


Ninth Circuit Reconsiders, Nixes Deceptive Labeling Claim Against Gerber
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

Baby food maker Gerber has scored a partial victory in a false labeling would be class action. The Ninth Circuit in Bruton v. Gerber Prods. Co., Case


Second Circuit Applies Morrison to Rule 23 Predominance Analysis, in In re Petrobras Securities, but Rejects Third Circuit’s “Heightened” Ascertainability Requirement (July 7, 2017)
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

On July 7, the Second Circuit affirmed in part and vacated in part an order by Judge Rakoff of the S.D.N.Y. certifying two classes in the In re


Murphy Oil Case Scheduled for Oral Argument
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

In January, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in National Labor Relations Board v. Murphy Oil USA, Case No. 16-307, Epic Systems Corp


California’s Automatic Renewal Law Continues to Create Class Action Risk
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

A recent federal district court opinion highlights the class action risks companies selling consumer goods and services in California face from


Class closure: facilitating the "desirable end of settlement"
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 20 2017

The latest decision in the Melbourne City Investments Pty Ltd Treasury Wine Estates saga explores when it is appropriate for a Court to make "class