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Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of Federal Courts’ Authority to Assist with Discovery in Arbitrations Abroad

USA - June 16 2022 On June 13, 2022, the Supreme Court unanimously held in ZF Automotive US v. Luxshare that 28 U.S.C. § 1782—which empowers district courts to order…

Allan J. Arffa, H. Christopher Boehning, Aimee W. Brown, Jessica S. Carey, Geoffrey R. Chepiga, Andrew J. Ehrlich, Michael E. Gertzman, Andrew G. Gordon, Gregory F. Laufer, Mark F. Mendelsohn, Kannon K. Shanmugam, Aidan Synnott, Daniel J. Toal

Supreme Court Holds That Emotional Distress Damages Are Not Recoverable under Spending Clause Statutes

USA - May 4 2022 On April 28, 2022, the Supreme Court held in Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller that damages for emotional distress are not available in the implied…

H. Christopher Boehning, Aimee W. Brown, Gregory F. Laufer, Randy Luskey, Elizabeth M. Sacksteder, Kannon K. Shanmugam, Liza M. Velazquez

Ninth Circuit Analyzes Parallel Conduct Allegations and Does Not Find “Something More” Suggesting an Antitrust Conspiracy

USA - March 9 2022 On March 7, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s grant of a motion to dismiss a complaint alleging that manufacturers of dynamic random access…

Joseph J. Bial, Meredith Dearborn, Andrew C. Finch, William B. Michael, Jane B. O'Brien, Jacqueline P. Rubin, Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Joshua H. Soven, Aidan Synnott, Aydan Synnott, Brette Tannenbaum

Supreme Court Clarifies ERISA Fiduciary’s Duty of Prudence

USA - January 27 2022 On January 24, 2022, the Supreme Court held in Hughes v. Northwestern University that a context-specific inquiry is required to determine whether a…

Aimee W. Brown, Lewis R. Clayton, Andrew J. Ehrlich, Roberto Finzi, Andrew L. Gaines, Joshua Hill Jr., Daniel J. Kramer, Gregory F. Laufer, Randy Luskey, Jane B. O'Brien, Jeffrey J. Recher, Kannon K. Shanmugam, Audra J. Soloway, Liza M. Velazquez, Jing Yan

Supreme Court Limits Standing for Statutory Claims

USA - July 6 2021 On June 25, 2021, the Supreme Court held in TransUnion v. Ramirez that a private plaintiff cannot establish standing to sue merely by alleging that…

Theodore V. Wells Jr., Walter Brown, Maria E. Eliot, Andrew G. Gordon, Melinda Haag, Jeh Charles Johnson, Brad S. Karp, Daniel J. Kramer, Gregory F. Laufer, William T. Marks, Jeannie S. Rhee, Elizabeth M. Sacksteder, Kannon K. Shanmugam, Aidan Synnott, Daniel J. Toal, Liza M. Velazquez