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3rd Cir. Holds Debt Buyer Whose Principal Purpose is Collection of Any Debt is a ‘Debt Collector’ Regardless of Whether It Owns Debts It Collects
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2018

With a tip of the cap to Popeye the Sailor Man, the Third Circuit has decided that a purchaser of defaulted debt is a “debt collector” under the


Title VII Suit Moves Forward Where Employer Failed to Take Action
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, found that summary judgment is precluded where an employer had a documented history of not taking action


You Can’t Always Get What You Want: Employers Don’t Have to Provide an Accommodation Requested by an Employee if There Are Other Reasonable Alternatives
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 1 2018

A recent Third Circuit case, Sessoms v. Trs. Of the Univ. Of Pa., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 16611 (3rd Cir. June 20, 2018), serves as a reminder that


The Assignment of Leases in Bankruptcy Free of Prohibitions, Restrictions and Conditions
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2018

In the era that preceded the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 and its enactment of the Bankruptcy Code, bankruptcy estates often lost the value of leases


Third Circuit Affirms Judgment for Investment Adviser in Section 36(b) Action
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • July 23 2018

In a non-precedential opinion, the Third Circuit has affirmed a district court’s ruling in favor of AXA Equitable Fund Management Group (“FMG”) in a


Third Circuit Upholds Foreclosure Sale Against Preference Attack
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2018

On July 19, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals entered a decision upholding the results of a foreclosure sale against a debtor’s allegation that the


Third Circuit Weighs In on Autodialer Taxonomy
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2018

The definition of what constitutes an autodialer under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has expanded and contracted over the past few


TCPA Tracker - July 2018
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2018

On June 18, 2018, ContextMedia, LLC dba Outcome Health withdrew its request for clarification or declaratory ruling that it is not liable or


Third Circuit Revives Landowner’s Challenge to the DRBC’s Authority over Fracking Activities in the Delaware River Basin
  • Manko Gold Katcher & Fox
  • USA
  • July 13 2018

Since 2009, the Delaware River Basin Commission (“DRBC”) has effectively placed a moratorium on fracking activity within the Delaware River Basin (the


Binary Bathrooms? Schools Emerge As Fulcrum On This Issue
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2018

Deliberations over the adoption of policies regarding bathroom access can be tricky, especially when the disputes involve Young children and