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Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP | USA | 17 Jun 2019

June 17, 2019 Ninth Circuit upholds arbitration provision testing the “outer limits” of what constitutes an enforceable arbitration agreement

Takeaway: Adhesion contracts are ubiquitous in modern internet commerce, and the rules of contract formation are generally the same for paper and


Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 14 Jun 2019

Ninth Circuit Holds That Inadmissible Evidence Can Be Used to Support Employees’ Motions for Class Certification

In Corona Regional Medical Center v. Sali, No. 18-1262 (May 3, 2019), the Supreme Court recently dismissed a petition for a writ of certiorari that


Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP | USA | 14 Jun 2019

Government-Backed Debt Exemption Unconstitutional, Must Be Severed, Says Ninth Circuit

After the TCPA went under the Fourth Circuit’s knife in AAPC v. FCC, No. 18-1588 (4th Cir. Apr. 24, 2019), the statute was back on the operating table


Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | USA | 14 Jun 2019

Supreme Court Decides Civil Contempt Standard for Violations of Discharge Orders

Successful bankruptcy cases typically end with a court order releasing a debtor from liability for most pre-bankruptcy debts. This order, generally


K&L Gates | USA | 12 Jun 2019

Ninth Circuit U-Turns And Approves Nationwide Class Settlement In Automobile Class Action Involving Potential Variations In States’ Laws

In a recent 8-3 en banc decision, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the approval of an estimated $210 million class action settlement in In re Hyundai and


Buckley LLP | USA | 12 Jun 2019

9th Circuit: Class decertification appropriate when class representative lacks individual standing

On June 5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed a lower court’s decision to decertify a class of callers claiming their cellphone


Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 11 Jun 2019

Unanimous Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of State Law on the Outer Continental Shelf

On June 10, 2019, a unanimous Supreme Court held that State laws are only applicable on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) as a surrogate federal


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 7 Jun 2019

9th Circuit Saves Nationwide Settlement Classes

Sometimes settlement with a putative class of nationwide consumers is the best option for resolution. However, since the initial ruling of the Ninth


Buckley LLP | USA | 7 Jun 2019

9th Circuit upholds rejection of consumer’s class action against auto finance company

On May 30, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of an auto finance corporation and various dealerships


Bergeson & Campbell PC | USA | 7 Jun 2019

Ninth Circuit Makes Determination on Scope of Review of EPA Order on Enlist Duo; Requests Briefing

On May 30, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Ninth Circuit) issued an order in National Family Farm Coalition v. EPA, No

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