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Montana Supreme Court upholds $5 million punitive award
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Montana is known to many as 'Big Sky Country', but it is also quickly gaining a reputation for big punitive damages awards. Not only are juries


WTO appellate body strikes down US country-of-origin labeling requirement; US house poised to repeal
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has issued its long-awaited report rejecting US efforts to modify meat labeling requirements. In


Supreme Court to decide whether an offer of judgment for full relief moots a named plaintiff’s class-action claims
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Article III of the Constitution limits the jurisdiction of the federal courts to "cases" and "controversies." The Supreme Court has held that "'an


ERISAstatute of limitations and the duty to monitor
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) imposes personal liability on fiduciaries who fail to discharge their duty of prudence. Today, in


BEA reporting deadline approaches for US persons with foreign affiliates
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

The US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis (the "BEA") has amended the reporting requirements applicable to US persons (defined


US Securities and Exchange Commission settles administrative action against fund manager concerning use of fund assets to pay management company expenses
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled an administrative proceeding against a hedge fund manager, its 95 percent owner and chief


US Securities and Exchange Commission proposes pay versus performance disclosure rule
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed a “pay versus performance” rule in accordance with a Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and


West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals’ refusal to review punitive award for excessiveness under due process clause warrants summary reversal, says Chamber of Commerce in Mayer Brown-authored amicus brief
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

As readers of this blog and litigants and their attorneys in punitive damages cases well know, the U.S. Supreme Court gets the final say on matters


Colorado Supreme Court forecloses Lone Pine case management orders under state law
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

In Antero Resources Corp. et al. V. Strudley, 2015 WL 1813000 (Colo. Apr. 20, 2015), the Colorado Supreme Court recently affirmed an Appellate court


US IRS issues proposed regulations on Master Limited Partnership Income
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published proposed regulations clarifying which activities generate "qualifying income" for a Master