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In Amicus Brief, Government Discourages Supreme Court Review of Pro-Relator Ninth Circuit FCA Decision, but Pledges to Seek Dismissal of Case Upon Remand
  • Robinson & Cole LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

On November 30, 2018, the Solicitor General of the United States filed a long-awaited amicus brief in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s request


DOJ Announces to the Supreme Court That it Will Seek to Dismiss False Claims Act Case, and Affirms Position on Materiality Under Escobar
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • December 3 2018

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court on November 30, 2018 in a closely watched False


U.S. Department of Labor Rescinds Guidance Regarding “Side Work” and the FLSA’s Tip Credit in Restaurants
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 12 2018

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), employers can satisfy their minimum wage obligations to tipped employees by paying them a tipped wage of


Publicatie evaluatierapport: amicus curiae en de bestuursrechter, ‘vrienden voor het leven’?
  • Loyens & Loeff
  • Netherlands
  • October 18 2018

Vorig jaar is in het bestuursrecht voor het eerst geëxperimenteerd met het ‘instrument’ van de amicus curiae (‘vriend van de rechtbank’). In drie


Federal Circuit: “All the Expenses” Does Not Mean “Attorneys’ Fees”
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

Last Friday, the Federal Circuit issued its en banc opinion in NantKwest, Inc. v. Iancu, No. 16-1794 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2018). The Court held, by a


Law Professors Take on Flawed USCIS Policy
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2018

Yesterday, 23 law professors represented by Proskauer were granted permission to participate as amici curiae in a class action lawsuit contesting a


Supreme Court Boots SEC ALJ in Lucia v. SEC: Could This Decision Fuel the Constitutional Questions Surrounding the CFPB?
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2018

On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States remanded to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) an administrative proceeding against


ジェナーブロック レポート - The Jenner & Block Report - June 2018
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Japan
  • June 11 2018

Welcome to the June 2018 edition of the Jenner & Block Report, a digest of updates about legal developments in the United States that we believe are


CFPB Files Amicus Brief in Support of Debtor in FDCPA Case
  • Hudson Cook LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

On April 25, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed its first amicus brief under Acting Director Mulvaney in the case of Lavallee v


Supreme Court upholds class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court held 5-4 that class waivers in arbitration agreements between employees and employers are valid, rejecting arguments