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Defendants Beware: The Good, Bad and Unknown in the Mississippi Supreme Court’s New Standard for Determining Waiver of Affirmative Defenses in Pollan v. Wartak
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

On December 7, 2017, the Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed a circuit court ruling that a plaintiff's survival claims were barred by the


Increase Proposed for Mississippi’s “Tobacco Equity Tax”
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

Pending before the Mississippi Legislature is House Bill 906, which, if enacted, would increase the “tobacco equity tax” applicable to cigarettes


Swindol v. Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • December 12 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s recent decision in Swindol v. Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation casts new doubt on the enforceability


Licensors Beware: Substantial Participation in Design, Manufacture andor Distribution of Licensee’s Product May Impose Liability Under Apparent Manufacturers Doctrine (AMD)
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

In a service-based economy, many industrial and consumer products are manufactured and sold through trademark licensing arrangements. Under these


The Arbitration Resistance May Look Like This (Post 300)
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2017

What happens when state courts disagree with SCOTUS’s interpretation of the Federal Arbitration Act? They resist, and they have a thousand different


Mississippi Federal Court Denies Preliminary Injunction for Failure to Show Threat of Irreparable Harm
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • November 3 2017

In a case demonstrating limits to injunctive relief, in the environmental context a Mississippi federal court denied a request for a temporary


Staying The Course In A Mississippi Drug Case
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2017

Defense hacks. Homers. Biased. These are just a few of the labels we have applied to the authors of this Blog. While we recognize our leanings and


Email Discussions May Be Next: Mississippi Supreme Court Declares Closed-Door “Non-Quorum” Meetings Illegal
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

The Mississippi Open Meetings Act provides that "the formation and determination of public policy is public business and shall be conducted in open


Multistate practices, multirisk liability
  • Dentons
  • USA, Canada
  • October 5 2017

Regional, national and even global practices are no longer unusual. As a result of increased competition in the legal industry, coupled with rapidly


Mississippi Appeals Court Holds Beneficiary of Deed of Trust Has Priority Over Prior Deed of Trust Because the Prior Deed of Trust Lacked a Named Beneficiary
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2017

In an action brought by plaintiff, a beneficiary under a subsequent deed of trust, seeking a declaration that it had first priority to property over