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California Court Nixes Class Action Regarding Gap Factory Stores
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Gap Inc. alleging that Gap violated California consumer laws by misleadingly suggesting that the


The debate in Delaware over "default" fiduciary duties in the LLC context rages on
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2013

A threshold issue facing private equity funds is whether a prospective business entity should be structured as a traditional corporation or an


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 2
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

Toys "R" Us sells gift cards, which to "not redeemable for cash, except where prohibited by law." Allegations: The language violates the New Jersey


JCPenney settles class action lawsuit over allegedly deceptive sales
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2015

The J.C. Penney Company recently announced that it has reached a settlement to resolve a false advertising class action lawsuit that alleged it had


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 9
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

Defendant made packaging claims about the thickness of its product as compared to the plaintiff Claims were "false by necessary implication" such


Executive does the right thing - and gets screwed for it!
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2013

A case decided last month in federal court in North Carolina, Yarber v. Capital Bank Corporation, involved a factual situation that many private


Protecting corporate officers and directors
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2013

Two news items on Monday (August 12), reminded us that now would be a good time for every company to review (and, if necessary, update) the


JCPenney hit with class action lawsuit for alleged misrepresentation of sales discounts
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2012

A customer has filed a proposed class action complaint against JCPenney in the Central District of California


The recent ruling confirming the FTC’s authority to sue companies for cybersecurity failures: why this matters to the financial services industry
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2014

For more than a decade, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has investigated companies for maintaining what the FTC believes are unreasonable data


Piercing of corporate veil is affirmed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

On March 21st, the Seventh Circuit affirmed the trial court's order piercing the corporate veil to make a firm's shareholders liable to Wachovia for the firm's debt