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Another Win for Banks: Illinois Federal Court Tosses Wire Fraud Claims

USA - July 1 2022 A recent decision out of the Northern District of Illinois should help banks defend against increasingly common claims involving fraudulent wire…

Elizabeth M. Briones, Andrew B. Buxbaum, Susan E. Flint, Jon S. Hubbard, Punit K. Marwaha

Ninth Circuit Provides Guidance on Web Scraping

USA - May 5 2022 On April 18, the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corporation in which the court clarified its position on an…

Edgar Vargas, Ronald I. Raether Jr., Sadia Mirza, Stephen C. Piepgrass, Abbey Thornhill, Peter T. Wakiyama

Complaint Dismissed Where Hacker-Induced Wire Transactions Authorized by Bank’s Customer

USA - May 3 2022 A federal district court in New Jersey recently dismissed a complaint against a bank filed by a commercial customer duped by a business email…

Elizabeth M. Briones, Andrew B. Buxbaum, Susan E. Flint

Texas Supreme Court Holds Administrative Wire Transfer Form Does Not Impose Contractual Duties on Bank

USA - April 6 2022 In Cadence Bank, N.A. V. Roy J. Elizondo III, PLLC, the Supreme Court of Texas recently held that an administrative form relied upon by a victim of a…

Christopher W. Bascom, Elizabeth M. Briones, Andrew B. Buxbaum, Susan E. Flint, Jon S. Hubbard, Michael E. Lacy

Supreme Court Parses FAA’s Statutory Language, Limiting Federal Court Jurisdiction Over Arbitration Awards

USA - March 31 2022 The U.S. Supreme Court significantly limited the jurisdiction of federal courts to confirm or vacate arbitral awards under Sections 9 and 10 of the…