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1st Cir. Rejects Borrower’s Loan Modification Fraud Allegations as Untimely
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently held that a borrower cannot invoke the discovery rule to assert an otherwise untimely


1st Cir. Rejects Borrowers’ Attempt to Void Loan Using Massachusetts’s ‘Obsolete Mortgage’ Statute
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit by borrowers seeking to enjoin a mortgage foreclosure


First Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Putative Securities Fraud Class Action, Finding Defendants’ Statements Concerning The Potential NDA For A Drug Candidate Came “Replete with Caveats”
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2017

On August 22, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed an order from the District of Massachusetts, dismissing a


Island Means Island: Pierce Atwood Successfully Defends Against Tribal Claim to Control State Waters
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2017

In 1980, the State of Maine, Congress, and Maine tribes entered into Settlement Acts to resolve claims that the tribes owned two-thirds of the State


Lack of Injury Costs Plaintiffs Their Deceptive Pricing Suit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2017

Not long after the U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit tossed deceptive pricing claims for lack of injury, a California federal court reached a


Claim by Court-Appointed Receiver Against Policyholder’s Former Officers Not Precluded by D&O Insurance Policy’s Insured-Versus-Insured Exclusion.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2017

Earlier this year a federal district court held that a directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance policy's insured-versus-insured exclusion did


First Circuit Clarifies the Scope of the Bankruptcy Court’s Jurisdiction in Civil Proceedings
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2017

Recently, in Gupta v. Quincy Medical Center, 858 F.3d 657 (1st Cir. 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit clarified the limits of the


Will Defendants Be Left With the Tab, Even When Government Pays the Bill?: Courts Continue to Wrestle With Post-Escobar Materiality Standard
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

Potentially adding to continued confusion regarding what to make of materiality in Escobar's wake, two more recent cases one stemming from the


Finding No Injury, First Circuit Tosses Deceptive Pricing Suits
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

In affirming the dismissal of a pair of deceptive-pricing class actions, the U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, said the plaintiffs failed to


Carter v. The Dial Corporation: The First Circuit Washes Its Hands of Clarifying Ascertainability in Class Actions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

We previously wrote about the split among the circuit courts of appeal over the ascertainability requirement for class certification and whether