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Plaintiff’s Efforts to Capitalize off of General Mills’ “Gluten Free” Mishap Shut Down in the District of Oregon
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

Last year, I posted about a couple of recently filed putative class action lawsuits against General Mills related to their Cheerios cereals. One of

Motion to Stay Denied -Defamation Action and Trade-marks Act Claim Proceed in Parallel
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • August 15 2016

Making public statements that could be seen as defamatory, especially when made against a company’s trade-mark or brand, is a very serious matter

The Scope Of SEC Defendants' Jury Trial Right: Part 4
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

This is the last of four articles examining the scope of the Seventh Amendment jury trial right as applied to the facts that set the maximum monetary

Third Circuit Affirms Employer’s Right To Provide Truthful Information In Response To Reference Request Without Liability To Former Employee
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

In a recent unpublished decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court affirmed the lower court and held that a former employee could not

The cost of inaccurate replies to Commercial Property Standard Enquiries
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2016

Sellers of commercial property often regard replying to standard form pre-contract enquiries as an inconvenient and unwanted chore, but a failure to

CFTC adopts new anti-manipulation and anti-fraud rules
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On July 7, 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC“) issued final rules under the new anti-manipulation and anti-fraud provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank“)1.

New Jersey District Court dismisses securities fraud action with prejudice
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2011

The plaintiff, a former officer of Alfacell Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of cancer therapies, brought an action against his former employer, alleging violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 10b-5.

FMA publishes its enforcement policy
  • Buddle Findlay
  • USA, New Zealand
  • October 18 2011

The Financial Markets Authority published its Enforcement Policy on 12 September 2011, in an effort to "assist financial markets participants to have a clearer understanding of the FMA's role, functions and priorities".

Data protection it’s not nice to blag!
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2011

This summer’s newspaper headlines were dominated by the phone hacking scandal, and other questionable and arguably unlawful tactics used by journalists to get their hands on a scoop.

Long awaited ACCC-Google decision handed down
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Australia
  • September 29 2011

On Thursday, 22 September 2011, Justice Nicholas, in the Federal Court of Australia, found that Google was not liable for misleading or deceptive conduct in relation to Google’s publication of certain sponsored links on its website.