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Texas Supreme Court restricts 'shareholder oppression' cause of action
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

On June 20, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court delivered its written opinion in Ritchie v. Rupe, No. 11-0447, holding (1) Texas does not recognize a


Bitcoin update - class action against bankrupt Mt. Gox
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 2 2014

Mt. Gox shut down and a lawsuit was filed that alleges Mt. Gox and Mark Karpeles' "catastrophic loss uncovered a massive scheme to defraud


Forum shop early or don’t shop at all
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 25 2014

On Dec. 3, 2013, a United States Supreme Court decision forced a Texas corporation to head to Virginia to litigate its construction contract with its


Ron Perelman case sets standard for review for controlling stockholder buyouts in Delaware
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 19 2014

Noted billionaire, philanthropist and takeover artist Ron Perelman, is again involved in a precedent setting legal case. On March 14, 2014, the


Whistleblower protection for employees of public company contractors
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

For over a decade, the Department of Labor has interpreted Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 as protecting employees of public company contractors. This was


Court shuts down yellow page websites for bilking $14m
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

US small businesses and churches were targeted by websites based in Montreal, Canada and a result were bilked out of $14 million . After receiving


Court clarifies “personal benefit” for insider-trading liability
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

The recent decision of the federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals in U.S. v. Newman et al. (December 10, 2014) is noteworthy for a few reasons


Genesis Health Care Corp. v. Symczyk--a magic bullet for FLSA class actions?
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • April 24 2013

On April 16, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that a defendant employer's settlement offer to a plaintiff mooted the plaintiff's


Parents appeal Facebook’s use of pictures of teenagers
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

A brief was filed challenging a $20 million settlement that "authorizes Facebook to continue to use minors' images for advertising without parental


Fifth Circuit clarifies FMLA obligations relating to staffing agency employees
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • February 17 2014

Companies use temporary or leased employees for many reasonsto assist with seasonal work or temporary projects, to afford flexibility with a