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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court expands consumer zip code privacy protection in Tyler v. Michaels Stores
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

In a closely watched case with a somewhat unexpected result, the highest Massachusetts court decided in Tyler v. Michaels Stores that zip codes are


U.S. Supreme Court provides clear guidance and formidable tools for parties seeking to enforce contractual forum-selection clauses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2013

On December 3, 2013, the Supreme Court issued an important ruling for companies that routinely conduct business in multiple venues across the


Class dismissed: ZIP code collection lawsuit in D.C.
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2014

A District of Columbia federal court recently dismissed a putative class action brought against two retailers for collecting customers' ZIP codes in


Shareholder derivative litigation: a primer for insurance coverage counsel
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2012

The recent spate of mergers, acquisitions, leveraged dividends and regulatory investigations has led to a much higher frequency of shareholder derivative


Recent upsurge of Massachusetts class actions on merchant zip code collection
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2013

There has been a flurry of class actions filed in the last six months against retailers in Massachusetts alleging improper collection of ZIP codes


Virginia court follows First Circuit’s Genzyme reasoning, rejects carrier’s bid to recoup $15mm D&O payout
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

Following the reasoning of the First Circuit in its Genzyme decision, a federal court in Virginia has granted summary judgment to an insured whose carrier had sued to recoup a $15 million settlement under a D&O policy


California Supreme Court's ZIP code decision exposes retailers to new litigation hazard, statutory fines
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

A recent decision of the California Supreme Court is sending a chill through a common retail practice: requesting a customer's ZIP code during a credit card transaction for research and marketing purposes


Protocol for broker recruiting cannot strip non-signatories of rights
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2012

A recent decision issued by a FINRA Arbitration Panel in Massachusetts firmly rejected the argument that the terms of the Protocol for Broker Recruiting should be imposed on a non-signatory as purported industry standard


California Court of Appeal, Third District holds in-house attorney may be liable for malpractice for failing to warn employee about conflict
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2013

The California Court of Appeal, Third District, in Yanez v. Plummer, 2013 WL 5915639, Cal. Ct. App. 3d Dist., No. C070726 (Nov. 5, 2013) recently


Enforcing US Stock and Bonus Plan Provisions Against UK Executives
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 7 2016

Key UK Court of Appeal decision highlights the difficulty in enforcing US choice of law provisions within stock or bonus plans against UK based