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Don’t Get Caught Whistling Winn-Dixie: Rethinking ADA Compliance After First-of-its-Kind Verdict
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

On June 13, 2017, the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued a verdict in a first-of-its-kind federal trial involving the


Matal v. Tam: The Supreme Court Says You Can Register &$£!
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

On June 19, 2017, the US Supreme Court in Matal v. Tam unanimously affirmed a decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that Section


California Legislature Passes Bill That Creates Two New Tax Agencies and Reduces the Board of Equalization’s Powers
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

Major changes to California's tax policies got a step closer after the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 102, the Taxpayer Transparency and


In Justice Gorsuch’s First Opinion, Supreme Court Holds That Debt Buyers Are Exempt From Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

On June 12, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act does not apply to debt


Willful Blindness Costs Dish Network $341,000,000 For TCPA Violations
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

Willful blindness when it comes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) could cost companies millions in statutory damages and penalties. Dish


US Supreme Court Declines to Review Retroactive State Tax Legislation
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

Following an unfavorable court decision, state legislatures have been able to effectively reverse a decision by retroactively changing the law


CFPB Warns Retail Card Companies off Deferred-Interest Promotions
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sent letters to the CEOs of several issuers of store brand credit cards warning of fairness


Plaintiffs’ Voluntary Dismissal Does Not Transform Denial of Class Certification into an Appealable Final Judgment
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

The Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Justice Ginsburg, has held that 28 U.S.C. 1291 does not confer appellate jurisdiction over an otherwise


DC Circuit Denies Rehearing of TCPA Fax Decision
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

On June 6, 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit denied the government’s request for an en banc rehearing of a March 31, 2017, decision


Georgia Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Georgia Patronage Capital Lawsuits
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

The Georgia Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of two class action patronage capital lawsuits against Oglethorpe Power Corporation, Georgia