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Supreme Court to Rule on Legality of Class Action Waivers in Employer Arbitration Agreements
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

As reported on the Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives blog, the United States Supreme Court has granted consolidated review of three cases to

2016 Year-End Securities Litigation and Enforcement Highlights
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

Welcome to the 2016 Year-End Report from the BakerHostetler Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Practice Team. The purpose of this

Will Industry Feel Impact of Supreme Court's Madden Rejection?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

In a disappointing move, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied the petition for certiorari by Midland Funding to hear the case Madden v. Midland Funding

United States Recommends that the Supreme Court Deny Review in Midland Funding v. Madden
  • Paul Weiss
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

In its decision last year in Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC, the Second Circuit held that, after a national bank sells its loans to a third party

Ninth Circuit finds mall owner’s state trespass and nuisance claims not preempted in a secondary boycott context a circuit split on preemption
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2014

In a recent case of note, the Ninth Circuit held that federal labor laws did not preempt a shopping mall owner's state law claims for trespass and

Supreme Court declines to resolve circuit split on preemption
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Medtronic, Inc. v. Stengel, No. 12-1351, 2014 WL 2807193 (June 23, 2013). In doing so, it

The United States Supreme Court will review the scope of federal preclusion of state securities claims
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2013

On January 18, 2013, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to resolve a circuit split concerning the extent to which the Securities

Preemption of state law "fraud-on-the-FDA" exception finds its way back to the Sixth Circuit
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

The issue of whether a state law “fraud-on-the-FDA” claim is preempted by federal law will find its way back to the Sixth Circuit in the matter of Tiefenthal v. Genentech, Inc. et seq., in which the plaintiff seeks review of a decision from the District Court for the Western District of Michigan holding that the “fraud-on-the-FDA” exception to the immunity afforded pharmaceutical manufacturers under Michigan’s products liability statute (Mich. Comp. Laws 600.2946) is impliedly preempted by the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.

CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood: the Supreme Court revisits binding arbitration clauses in the consumer finance context
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 27 2011

Oral argument in CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood, No. 10-948, (argument held October 11, 2011) addressing the "Credit Repair Organizations Act," has confirmed that the Supreme Court appears ready to define the potential reach of its decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011), when called upon to do so by federal statutes.

Decision against NBC Universal for use of pitched television show concept without compensationcredit being appealed to Supreme Court
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

Major players in the entertainment industry should be aware of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Montz v. Pilgrim Films & Television, Inc., 649 F.3d 975 (9th Cir. 2011), a case regarding a pitch for a television show concept.