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Canada's first foreign bribery conviction shows trend in increased enforcement
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Canada
  • September 24 2013

On August 15, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court found Canadian national Nazir Karigar guilty of conspiring to offer a bribe to Indian government


Delaware Chancery Court decisions highlight that a "crucial difference" in analyzing director liability for "bad faith" in the context of an M&A sales process is the seriousness of the bidder
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2013

Two decisions earlier this year by the Delaware Court of Chancery in which the Court (Noble, V.C.) reached opposite conclusions on the divergent


CEQA requires separate evaluation of mitigation measures and alternatives even where mitigation measures are incorporated into project design
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2014

In Trisha Lee Lotus et al. V Department of Transportation et al. (1st Dist., Div. 4, 13014 A137315) ___ Cal.App.___ ____, 2014, the court of appeal


US v. Quality Stores, Inc.: Supreme Courts finds severance payments taxable wages under FICA
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2014

In an 8-0 decision issued March 25, 2014 in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., the Supreme Court held that severance payments made to


Davis-Bacon CityCenterDC case
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2014

In a recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Judge Amy Jackson held that the Davis-Bacon Act ("Davis-Bacon") did


Ninth Circuit hearing on California resale royalties
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2014

Readers will recall that in 2012 the U.S. District Court struck down the California Resale Royalties Act, holding that the 1970s-era law violated the


No relief under CCP Section 473 for missed filing deadline in CEQA challenge
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2013

In Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community Environment v. County of Placer, the California Court of Appeal for the Third District


Supreme Court continues to expand FAA preemption
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

Do you hear that? . . . . It is the wailing and moaning of plaintiff's attorneys across the country. This morning, in a 5-3 decision (Sotomayor


Plaintiffs' bar is whistling past the graveyard on Comcast
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

As many readers of this blog know by now, last week the Supreme Court issued yet another anti-class certification decision in Comcast Corp. v


Student loans: nondischargeability questioned in Seventh Circuit and beyond
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2013

Conventional wisdom says that it is nearly impossible to obtain a discharge of student loan debt in bankruptcy. Indeed, Section 523(a)(8) expressly