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State Liquor Law Tossed: Industry Changes Ahead

USA - July 3 2019 In a decision with major implications for fans of wine, liquor, or free trade, the Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that struck down a Tennessee…

For The First Circuit, Transaction Costs in Structured Settlements are Not Fraud

USA - July 3 2019 Liability insurers charge premiums in exchange for an agreement to cover certain claims against their policyholders. When settling a tort claim…

CCPA: Consumers and the Right to Sue

USA - May 31 2019 The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) is a California privacy law that gives consumers, defined as natural persons residing in…

A Radical Change to Ratification: Key Takeaways from Henderson v. United Student Aid Funds, Inc.

USA - April 22 2019 On Friday, March 22, a split panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that a company with no direct contractual relationship with…

Defense Funding: The Next Frontier for Litigation Financing

USA - April 18 2019 Litigation funders are well aware that half of the potential market is largely untapped. Clients would prefer to focus on their business rather than…

When Gym Gossip Can Change Your Lifetime

USA - April 15 2019 As one of the more closely watched insider trading prosecutions of the past few years heads towards trial, observers can look to the investigation…

“ADApt your Website”: Key Takeaways from the Domino’s Website Litigation

USA - April 1 2019 The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently issued a decision holding that the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) applies…

“License and [Copyright] Registration Please”: Key Takeaways from the Supreme Court’s Opinion Clarifying When a Copyright Claimant Can Sue for Infringement

USA - March 7 2019 On Monday, March 4, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that a copyright claimant may only bring a suit for copyright infringement after the…

Will Settling Class Actions Get More Difficult in 2019?

USA - March 7 2019 Consumer advocates, defense attorneys, tort reformists, and trial judges are all eagerly awaiting a decision by the Ninth Circuit which all hope will…

“Sue First, Ask Questions Later” Approach to Records Inspection Suits Rejected by Court of Chancery

USA - February 5 2019 Characterizing the decision to bring a books and records inspection action after filing a plenary or substantive action as “[i]nherently…