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U.S. Supreme Court holds agency interpretations are not subject to notice-and-comment rulemaking requirement
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2015

In 2004, the DOL revamped its regulations regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) administrative exemption. In 2006, the Bush DOL issued an


Ascertainability saps plaintiffs’ energy in dietary supplement class action
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2015

In the recent decision Mirabella v. Vital Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Case No. 12-62086-CIV-ZLOCH (S.D. Fl. Feb. 27, 2015) the plaintiffs attempted, but


AFL-CIO’s Industry Wide Agreement may have wide reach in hospitality industry
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

Mid-way through 2012, the Hotel Association of New York City and the New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council, AFL-CIO (the “Union”), renewed a


Ninth Circuit holds that federal securities laws preempt California Labor Code's ban on forced patronage at brokerage firms
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

In McDaniel v. Wells Fargo Investments, LLC, Nos. 11-17017, 11-55859, 11-55943, 11-55958, 2013 WL 1405949 (9th Cir. Apr. 9, 2013), the United States


Second Circuit overturns district court’s rejection of SEC-Citigroup fraud settlement
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2014

In a closely-watched decision involving judicial review of agency settlements, the Unites States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated


Second Circuit finds possible pretext in vague justification for non-transfer
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

On July 14th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated an award of summary judgment for the defendants in Abrams v. Department of


Collateral estoppel bars copy-cat environmental plaintiff in new case after judgment
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

The Fourth District Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment denying a petition for writ of mandate to invalidate project approvals for the construction


Not so small after all: CallFire uses common carrier defense to defeat rinky dink TCPA class action case
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2015

Last month, in Rinky Dink, Inc. v. Electronic Merchant Systems, et al., No 13-cv-01347, 2015 WL 778065 (W.D. Wash. Feb. 24, 2015), online voice and


Update: Sandoz and Celltrion decline the invitation to dance: biosimilars challenge the applicability of the BPCIA’s exchange provisions before bringing suit
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

In our previous blog post of November 11, 2014, we noted that Celltrion had filed a declaratory judgment action against Kennedy Trust for


Employers beware! Employees are permitted to use employer’s email systems for non work purposes, including union organizing
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

Overturning existing precedent, the NLRB has ruled that certain employees have a right to use employer email systems for protected communications