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Another Reason to be Cautious about “Bad Boy Non-Recourse Carve-out Guarantees”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

On February 5, 2016 the IRS released Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum Number 201606027 (the IRS Memo) concluding that "bad boy guarantees" may cause


Going for Broke(r) - Broker Named in Cyber Coverage Litigation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

A subplot is brewing in the policy limits dispute between a data breach victim and its cyber insurer - is a specialty broker that worked with the


Bankruptcy, the Preferential Purchase Right, and Consents
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

Frequently a debtor’s assets are sold out of bankruptcy “free and clear” of liens and claims under 363(f). While the Bankruptcy Code imposes limits


The HSR Act’s “Investment” Exemption - Strategic Considerations in Light of Recent Enforcement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

On April 4, 2016 the Department of Justice (DOJ) sued ValueAct Capital (ValueAct), an "activist" investment fund, for violation of the


Illinois Federal Court Dismisses Claim That Premium Payment After Insured’s Death Reinstated Lapsed Life Insurance Policy
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently dismissed a complaint filed by a policy beneficiary asserting that her


Doing Business in New Jersey? Your Website Terms & Conditions May be Plaintiffs’ Next Target
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

Doing business in New Jersey just got thornier. Recent decisions broadly interpreting the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice


TCCWNA Class Action Tanked by Individualized Inquiries
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

New Jersey restaurant-goers alleging that TGI Friday's, Inc. (TGIF) violated state consumer protection laws by omitting drink prices from its menus


Consumer-initiated text message telemarketing complies with TCPA prior express written consent requirement and E-SIGN Act?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

Telemarketing practices in the United States are governed by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), as well as by specific Federal Trade


Long term care insurance: policy provisions in dispute
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Long term care ("LTC") insurance has been and will continue to be a focus of attention for the plaintiffs' bar and state and federal regulators. LTC


Ninth Circuit Rejects Mootness Where Defendant Escrows Offered Funds, Broadening Campbell-Ewald
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2016

The Ninth Circuit has answered questions left open by the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez decision by finding a putative class