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Bankruptcy Court Holds That Stay at Home Order Triggers Force Majeure Clause in Restaurant Lease

USA - June 18 2020 For months, landlords and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic have wondered whether force majeure clauses in leases would excuse a tenant's…

David B Halberstein, Kristan Q. Laden

The Supreme Court Knocks Down “Stacked” Class Action Suit

USA - June 14 2018 On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh et al., No. 17-432, resolving a longstanding question about the…

Geoffrey P. Eaton, Matthew R. Carter, Linda T. Coberly, Matthew L. DiRisio, Sean H. Suber

Supreme Court Rules that Copyright Fee-Shifting Analysis Should Place “Substantial Weight” on Objective Reasonableness of Losing Party’s Position

USA - June 17 2016 Yesterday, in a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Kagan, the U.S. Supreme Court outlined how lower courts should apply the fee-shifting…

Thomas Lane, Linda T. Coberly, Michael Elkin, Jennifer Golinveaux, Steffen N. Johnson

Supreme Court Holds That Consumers Must Allege Concrete Injury to Establish Standing to Sue for Statutory Violations

USA - May 18 2016 On Monday, in a much anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a Ninth Circuit ruling upholding a plaintiff's standing to sue for the…

Linda T. Coberly, Andrew Jick, Steffen N. Johnson, Neal R. Marder, Elizabeth P. Papez

Expansion of Illinois sales tax to services—maybe . . . maybe not?

USA - June 5 2015 Illinois continues to generally limit its sales tax to transfers of tangible personal property. This limitation has created a disconnect between…

Charles J. Moll, Robert F. Denvir, Troy M. Van Dongen, Alan Lindquist, Marcy Jo Mandel