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Do Daubert standards apply at the certification stage? Ninth Circuit splits with itself
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2018

It is fitting that the day after Halloween the Ninth Circuit issued its denial of rehearing en banc in Sali v. Corona Regional Medical Center, Case


The Legality of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements - SCOTUS Finally Speaks
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

The controversy surrounding the validity of employment arbitration agreements with class action waivers has been simmering since at least 2012. Now


Supreme Court Upholds Legality of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements in the Employment Context
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

The controversy surrounding the validity of employment arbitration agreements with class action waivers has been simmering at least since 2012. Now


UPDATE: The Second Circuit Finds Title VII Protects Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2018

As we discussed in our May 22, 2017 blog post, the Second Circuit agreed to hold an en banc hearing to determine whether an estate for a gay man, who


SCOTUS Ruling: Whistleblowers Must "Tell the SEC" for Dodd-Frank Protection
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers1 resolving the circuit split on


2017 Mid-Year Securities Litigation and Enforcement Highlights
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

The purpose of this report is to provide a periodic survey - in addition to our Practice Team Executive Alerts - on matters we believe to be of


Supreme Court to Determine Whether Internal Whistleblowers Are Protected From Retaliation
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2017

On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court granted certiorari on an issue that has long divided the federal courts: whether a whistleblower is entitled to


The Supreme Court Reins in the SEC Further on Its Time to Pursue Enforcement Remedies
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

On June 5, the United States Supreme Court unanimously decided in Kokesh v. SEC1 that when the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC or the


Sixth Circuit Adds to Circuit Split About the Enforceability of Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The Sixth Circuit just became the third federal court of appeals to hold that an arbitration provision requiring employees covered by the National


Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument In Significant FDCPA Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

This month, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case with potential to affect companies that purchase consumer debt and then collect it for