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Good News for Providers of Union Retiree Medical Benefits Springs from Unusual Procedural Move by US Supreme Court

USA - February 21 2018 Yesterday, the Supreme Court wielded its rarely used power of summary reversal to bring good news to employers providing medical benefits to union...

Nancy G. Ross, Timothy S. Bishop, Brian D. Netter.

Seventh Circuit enforces important limit on class action tolling

USA - November 21 2017 As we have noted before, the tolling rule created by the Supreme Court in the American Pipe case-which tolls the statute of limitations for absent...

Supreme Court Refuses To Allow Class Action To Extend Deadline For Filing Suit

USA - June 26 2017 Today, in CalPERS v. ANZ Securities, Inc. (pdf), the Supreme Court recognized a crucial limitation on the doctrine that allows a class action to toll...

Can Opt-Out Plaintiffs File Suit After Expiration of a Statute of Repose? Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in CalPERS v. ANZ Securities

USA - April 18 2017 Yesterday afternoon, the Supreme Court heard oral argument (pdf) in CalPERS v. ANZ Securities, a case that asks whether a plaintiff asserting...

Securities Exchange ActScope of Exclusive Federal Jurisdiction

USA - May 16 2016 The Supreme Court today rejected an effort to bring state-law suits that reference federal securities laws into federal court. The Court ruled that...