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California Protects Employees’ Rights to Have Their Claims Heard in the State, Under California Law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

In recent years, some employers doing business in the Golden State have required their employees to sign arbitration and employment agreements that


The Eighth Circuit Extinguishes Claims of Continuing Conduct in Propane Tank Conspiracy
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

Before plaintiffs could light the pilot on antitrust claims against two propane tank distributors, a split Eighth Circuit panel cut the gas. In doing


SDNY Refuses to Dismiss Executive’s Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

On August 24, 2016, the Southern District of New York denied Defendants’ motion to dismiss a Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claim brought by


A Sovereign Thumb on the Scale: Appeals Court Defers to China’s Interpretation of Its Own Laws To Dismiss Antitrust Suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

The Second Circuit recently set aside a $147 million verdict against two Chinese companies accused of conspiring to fix the price and supply of


Double Patenting Decision Delivers Bitter Pill To Antibody Patent
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

In a recent decision on obviousness-type double patenting, Judge Wolf shortened the shelf life of a dispute between Janssen Biotech, Inc. (“Janssen”


E.D. Wisconsin: SOX Does Not Protect Whistleblower Complaints Based On Immaterial, Routine Events
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

On August 25, 2016, the Eastern District of Wisconsin granted the Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment on its former CEO’s SOX whistleblower claim


Split D.C. Circuit Panel Upholds NLRB: DirecTV Violated NLRA By Terminating Technicians For Statements Made During A News Interview
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

In a 2-1 ruling in DirecTV Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit affirmed the NLRB’s ruling that


DOJ Moves to Dismiss Public Corruption Charges Against Former VA Governor
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

Last week, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia moved to dismiss public corruption charges against former Virginia Governor


Slapped Down: California Supreme Court Rules Anti-SLAPP Law Applies to Mixed Causes of Action
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

In Baral v. Schnitt, the California Supreme Court addressed a question that has divided California appellate courts for more than a decade: whether a


Fourth Circuit Issues Ruling Interpreting False Claim Act Whistleblower Amendments
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

The Fourth Circuit recently issued a decision interpreting the anti-retaliation provision of the False Claims Act (FCA). The decision provides