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State Attorneys General Are Focusing on Price Gouging Laws, You Should Too

USA - May 19 2020 State Attorneys General across the nation are warning consumers about price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic and offering easy online tools to…

Emily Westridge Black, Timothy Newman

The Supreme Court Opens the Door for Shareholders to Bring Public Offering Securities Class Action Claims in State Courts

USA - March 21 2018 Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated ruling that carries important implications for securities class action litigation, now making…

Thad Behrens, C.J. Donald, Daniel H. Gold

2016 Year in Review - the False Claims Act January 2017

USA - January 25 2017 On December 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice reported that it recovered more than $4.7 billion in settlements and judgments from FCA cases…

Stacy Brainin, Carrington M. Giammittorio, Neil Issar, Jeremy Kernodle, Jennifer S. Kreick, Taryn McDonald, Lisa M. Prather, Christopher Rogers, Nicole Somerville, Jasmine Culpepper Tobias, Phong Tran, Kenya S. Woodruff

CFPB Down, But Not Out: Court Declares CFPB’s Single-Director Structure, Not CFPB Itself, Unconstitutional

USA - November 11 2016 On October 11, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit dealt two distinct blows to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) in…

Kit Addleman

Municipal Securities Enforcement: Officials Face a “Doubleheader” of Civil and Criminal Charges

USA - April 19 2016 The unprecedented arrest of two public officials in connection with alleged municipal bond fraud further escalates the government’s relentless patrol…

Kit Addleman, Sarah Mallett