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Personal Jurisdiction over Non-resident Class Members? District Courts Diverge on Application of Bristol-Myers Squibb to Nationwide Class Actions
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2018

Following the Supreme Court’s landmark personal-jurisdiction decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb, federal district courts have continued to disagree

Supreme Court Grants Certiorari (Again) to Address Circuit Split on FLSA Automobile Dealer Exemption
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

After effectively “punting” on the issue last year, the U.S. Supreme Court has again granted certiorari to resolve a circuit split regarding whether

Important U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Clarifies Proper Pursuit of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Debt collectors scored a win on Monday when the United States Supreme Court ruled that pursuing stale debt is not a violation of the Fair Debt

Ninth Circuit Joins Second Circuit in Adopting Broad Definition of “Whistleblower” Under The Dodd-Frank Act
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently ruled in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust Inc.1 that the Dodd-Frank Act's

Justices to Consider Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers - The End of the Beginning?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

Apologies to Winston Churchill, but the conflict over the enforcement of arbitration agreements with class waivers has become an ongoing legal and

Fourth Circuit Falls in Line with Second and Eighth Circuits Holding that Filing a Proof of Claim on a Time-Barred Debt Does Not Violate the FDCPA
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2016

In Dubois v. Atlas Acquisitions LLC, Case No. 15-1945 (4th Cir. Aug. 25, 2016), the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held in a 2-1 decision that

Wisconsin District Court Follows 5th Circuit: Internal Tipsters Are Not Considered “Whistleblowers” Under Dodd-Frank
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

On August 12, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in Lamb v. Rockwell Automation Inc., No. 15-CV-1415-JPS (E.D. Wis

Name That Circuit Split: Nominative Fair Use in the Second Circuit
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

In the recent case of International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium v. Security University, LLC, the Second Circuit articulated

Seventh Circuit Sidesteps Escobar; Boots FCA Claims for Lack of Knowledge
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

The Seventh Circuit’s rejection of the implied certification theory of liability gave rise, in part, to the circuit split resolved by the Supreme

Washington LLC member files bankruptcy - court reinstates his membership rights
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2011

Charles McSwain, a 53 member of Hawks Prairie Casino, LLC, a Washington LLC, filed a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in 2007.