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Court of Appeals Decision: Managers of Open-Market CLOs Not Subject to Dodd-Frank Risk Retention
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2018

On February 9, 2018, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously ruled in favor of the Loan


D&O and Professional Liability 2017: A Year in Review
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2018

2017 was a busy year for courts addressing a wide variety of directors and officers and


Verdict Based on Disjunctive Jury Instruction Gets Junked
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

A recent ruling by the Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Missouri illustrates the perils of using disjunctive verdict directing


Third Circuit Holds Food Manufacturers Have Standing to Seek Damages From Egg Suppliers
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2018

Last week, in In re: Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a decision holding that


North Carolina Court Finds Employer’s Negligence to Be Superseding, Sole Proximate Cause of Asbestos Plaintiff’s Injuries
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

Plaintiff appealed a jury verdict in the District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in favor of an asbestos product vendor. Plaintiff


Environmentalists Score Clean Water Act Victory Which May Affect Permitting Status
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

While litigants and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continue to debate the fate of the agency's 2015 rule defining jurisdictional


D.C. Circuit Vacates FERC Orders on Transmission Owner Funding for Network Upgrades in MISO
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

On January 26, 2018, a divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) vacated a series of


Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Holds that ERISA Does Not Pre-empt State Slayer Statutes
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

Anka Miscevic had a history of mental illness. While her husband Zelkjo was sleeping, she stabbed him in the chest and hit him over the head with a


IRAs and 401(k)s Are Safe From Judgments - For Now
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

In a recent decision, the South Carolina Court of Appeals considered whether post-judgment contributions to an IRA, 401(k) plan, and a College 529


Borrower Cannot Abandon Germane Defense To Foreclosure And Later Sue For Damages Based On That Defense
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

It is always helpful when a court lets you know up front what its decision is all about. This was the case in Adelman v. BSI Financial Services, Inc