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Retail advertising: consumer class actions gaining traction
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

Retailers continue to face litigation and enforcement activity concerning their price advertising practices. In particular, comparisons of "regular,"


Cybersecurity: what directors need to know in an era of increased scrutiny
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

"Boards that choose to ignore, or minimize, the importance of cybersecurity responsibility do so at their own peril." SEC Commissioner Luis A


Delaware’s unclaimed property saga continues
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

Two significant unclaimed property developments have recently come out of Delaware: (1) the passage of Delaware Senate Bill No. 258 (S.258) and (2) the settlement of the Staples litigation


SEC proposes compensation clawback rules
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued proposed rules that would require each listed issuer to adopt a compensation


Recent state gift card policy changes are all over the map
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2015

The Oregon Legislature recently introduced legislation that would reestablish gift cards as a type of unclaimed property reportable to Oregon


Policing breach of contract with fraud: Fourth Circuit adopts implied certification theory of liability under the FCA
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

As every government contracts lawyer knows, the False Claims Act (FCA) was originally passed in the midst of the American Civil War to combat


Georgia Supreme Court confirms business judgment rule protection
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2014

In a landmark decision, FDIC v. Loudermilk, the Georgia Supreme Court confirmed that the business judgment rule protects Georgia’s directors and


ZIP, Zilch, Nada New Jersey repeals its requirement to collect ZIP codes from gift card purchasers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Is the loss of major gift card distributors worth $17.5 million? Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey says no. On February 5, 2015, Governor


Sixth Circuit locks the door on ERISA class action in Taylor v. Keycorp
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2012

On May 25, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a class representative’s putative ERISA class action against KeyCorp and related defendants because the proffered “class representative” could not demonstrate that she suffered any actual injury from the alleged breach of fiduciary duty and, therefore, lacked standing


Individual members of LLC personally liable for torts committed in furtherance of the LLC’s business
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

In the South Carolina case of 16 Jade Street, LLC v. R. Design Construction Company, the court wrestled with the scope of protection from tort liability provided to individual members of a limited liability company