Gascogne awarded 50,000 in damages claim against General Court. On 10 January 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) awarded French
On August 25th, the Southern District Court for New York severed and dismissed a foreign investors lawsuit against a foreign investment fund that invested fund assets in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.
Blue Nile, an online jewelry and diamond retailer, sued Ideal Diamond Solutions (IDS) for copyright infringement alleging that IDS used Blue Nile's copyrighted images on IDS' website and sought to hold IDS's founder, Larry Chasin, personally liable.
On August 3rd, the Federal District Court for Massachusetts denied State Street's motions to dismiss consolidated class action lawsuits alleging it violated the securities laws and ERISA.
On July 27th, the Fifth Circuit addressed federal court diversity jurisdiction.
On June 28th, the D.C. Circuit ordered the district court to dismiss an SEC enforcement action, without prejudice, for lack of venue.
NebuAd, a former online advertising company, was sued in 2008 for alleged violations of federal and state privacy laws.
On May 19th, the Southern District Court of New York partially denied motions to dismiss a securities fraud case stemming from an offering of mortgage-backed securities.
On May 6th, the Second Circuit, after receiving answers to certified questions, held that under Massachusetts law, the business judgment rule can be applied to dismiss a derivative complaint prior to a corporation's rejection of the demand that serves as the basis for the suit.
On January 19th, the Southern District Court for New York addressed motions to dismiss securities, derivative and ERISA claims stemming from the collapse of Bear Stearns.