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Biden Executive Order on Title IX: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

USA - March 9 2021 Yesterday, President Biden signed an Executive Order—Executive Order on Guaranteeing an Educational Environment Free from Discrimination on the Basis…

Apalla U. Chopra, David Cohen, Marni F. Barta, Nicole Argentieri, Patrick D. McKegney, Vanessa Guerrero.

US Supreme Court Grants Certiorari to Resolve Circuit Split on Scienter Requirement for § 14(e) Claims Regarding Tender Offers

USA - January 16 2019 On April 20, 2018, the Ninth Circuit in Varjabedian v. Emulex, 888 F.3d 399 (2018), held that plaintiffs seeking to recover under § 14(e) of the…

Edward Moss, Jonathan Rosenberg, William K. Pao, Yaira Dubin.

Supreme Court Further Limits Alien Tort Suits Against Corporations

USA - April 26 2018 Ruling that foreign corporations cannot be sued for violations of international human rights law, a fractured majority of the Supreme Court has again…

Dimitri D. Portnoi, Jonathan Hacker, Matt Kline.

Ninth Circuit Creates Circuit Split by Holding that Plaintiffs Asserting Section 14(e) Claims for Material Misstatements or Omissions in Tender Offer Documents Need Plead Only Negligence, Not Intent to Defraud

USA - April 24 2018 On April 20, 2018, the Ninth Circuit in Varjabedian v. Emulex, No. 16-55088 (9th Cir. Apr. 20, 2018), split from five of its sister circuits, holding…

Edward Moss, John Brent Hill, Jonathan Rosenberg, William K. Pao.