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New restitution remedy proposed for insurers and licensees in California
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2011

On March 1, 2011, California State Senator Noreen Evans introduced Senate Bill 361 as spot bill legislation


California Supreme Court announces expansive standing rule under the UCL
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2011

Since the passage of Proposition 64 in November 2004 by the California electorate, which sought to limit the scope of frivolous or "shakedown" lawsuits under the Unfair Competition Law, Business & Professions Code section 17200 et seq


California Supreme Court again confirms a penalty is not restitution under the UCL
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2010

Recently, we reported on the California Supreme Court’s decision in Clark v. Superior Court (National Western Life Insurance Company), wherein the Court confirmed that the only monetary remedy available under the Unfair Competition Law, Business & Professions Code section 17200 (the “UCL”) is restitution, and that a claim for treble damages is not restitution, nor is the nature of restitution comparable to a penalty


California Supreme Court precludes pass-on defense in Clayton Act claim and finds standing under the UCL
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2010

The Supreme Court of California today issued its decision in Clayworth v. Pfizer, Inc., addressing issues raised under California’s antitrust statute, The Clayton Act, and California’s Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”


Unfair Competition Law cases still occupy numerous spaces on the California Supreme Court's docket
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2010

In November 2004, the voters of California passed Proposition 64, which was intended to rein in certain abuses in and bring some clarity to the Unfair Competition Law, California Business & Professions Code sections 17200 et. seq. (“the UCL”