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New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

In a business-friendly decision, Perez v. Professionally Green, LLC, 214 N.J. ___ (2013), a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court held yesterday that a


"It vexes me. I'm terribly vexed."
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

The Hyde Amendment gives criminal defendants the chance to win attorney's fees and costs when "the court finds that the position of the United States was vexatious, frivolous, or in bad faith."


A lawyer's "privilege" to produce
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

The First Circuit rejected a series of arguments from the client of an attorney who received a grand-jury subpoena for the client's records


Berkowitz v. Berkowitz
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2012

In Berkowitz v. Berkowitz, Civil Action No. 11-10483-DJC, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31487 (D. Mass. March 9, 2012), the U.S. District Court denied a motion to dismiss a complaint alleging breach of an oral trust


White collar roundup - October 2013
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Vilar set off a spate of interest by ruling Morrison v. National Australia Bank


New York Supreme Court issues a defense verdict for Day Pitney client
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

On July 29, 2009, Supreme Court Judge Nicholas Colabella of the New York Supreme Court in Westchester County issued a defense verdict for our client, Volkswagen Group of America, in a wrongful death case that had been pending since 1997


Agreement for “direct use immunity” did not preclude federal prosecutors from sharing defendant’s incriminating proffer statements with foreign (or state) authorities
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • France, USA
  • June 23 2009

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that a criminal defendant’s agreement with federal prosecutors not to use against him any statements made by him during proffer sessions did not bar the U.S. Attorney’s Office from sharing his incriminating statements with authorities in France who then used the statements against him in French criminal proceedings


Pantazis v. Fidrych
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2008

In the recently-reported decision in Pantazis v. Fidrych, Case No. 02-CV-0919, 2008 Mass. Super. LEXIS 386 (Worcester Super. Ct. Nov. 7 2008), the Superior Court addresses, among other things, its authority to remove a trustee


Common-interest privilege confirmed in the garden state
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

The Supreme Court of New Jersey unanimously endorsed broad protections for the common-interest privilege in O'Boyle v. Borough of Longport. There


New Year's resolution -- make sure your estate plan reflects your wishes
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

With the start of a new year and the enactment of a new federal law that will affect estate planning in a variety of ways, now is the time to review