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In This Issue:
- Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Navigating Disclosures to U.S. Regulators Within the Framework of China’s State Secrets Law
- Internal Investigations in China: Collecting and Reviewing Digital...more
It is rare to see a state’s highest court address a discovery issue. But the Supreme Court of Texas did just that recently in In re National Lloyds Insurance Co., holding that a policyholder’s demands for discovery about how...more
In a recent multibillion-dollar fraud case, a global financial services company had three months to identify, collect, process, review, and produce responsive documents from a collection of 30 million documents. Given the...more
Kuznyetsov v. West Penn Allegheny Health Sys., 2014 WL 5393182 (W.D. Penn. Oct. 23, 2014).
In this Fair Labor Standards Act case, “[d]iscovery was contentious and the motions practice was excessive. As a result, a...more
he Supreme Court is expected to approve a proposed set of revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), which would go into effect by December of 2015. Are you ready for those changes? In this program, Rimon...more
The Delaware Court of Chancery recently held that, for purposes of responding to a non-party subpoena, documents held by the foreign affiliate of a US corporation were not within the US corporation’s “possession, custody, or...more
BNB Health Grades, Inc. ("Health Grades") filed a patent infringement action against MDx Medical, Inc., d/b/a Vitals.com ("MDx"). During the litigation, Health Grades identified licensing agreements and associated systems...more
Venture Corp. v. Barrett, 2014 WL 5305575 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2014).
In this patent case, the defendant moved to compel identifying information after the parties reached an impasse regarding how responsive information...more
Good v. American Water Works, 2014 WL 5486827 (S.D. W. Vir. Oct. 29, 2014).
In this class action litigation involving the Freedom Industries chemical spill, the parties met, conferred, and agreed on all but one...more
In Regulatory Notice 14-40, FINRA reminds members that it is a violation of FINRA Rule 2010 (Standards of Commercial Honor and Principles of Trade) to incorporate into a settlement agreement a confidentiality provision...more
The defendants in this patent infringement action sought the production of certain billing statements of the law firm representing CleanTech. The defendants argued that the billing statements were discoverable based on their...more
In this issue:
- Proxy Advisory Firms Release Policy Updates for 2015
- CBOE Makes Enhancements to Its Market-Maker Trade Notification System
- OTC Derivatives Regulators Group Issues Report to G20...more
United States v. Vayner, 2014 WL 4942227 (2d Cir. Oct. 3, 2014).
In this criminal case, the defendant was convicted “on a single count of unlawful transfer of a false identification document.” The government relied...more
In Paulek v. California Dept. of Water Resources (2014) (October 31, 2014, E060038) __ Cal.App.4th __, the Court of Appeal upheld the final environmental impact report (“EIR”) prepared by the California Department of Water...more
Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coast Sys., 2014 WL 5321095 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 17, 2014).
In this patent infringement case, the plaintiff company moved the court to compel the defendant to produce archival emails from eight...more
A sometimes overlooked but potentially significant liability exposure for any company that uses the “cloud” to remotely store, process or distribute data is the service provider contract between the company user and its data...more
The business of buying, selling, investing in, and arbitraging legal claims continues to grow, and carries with it hidden pitfalls. This is particularly the case when a litigation expert has a business relationship with a...more
Lawyers who fail to comprehend the ethical challenges surrounding the use of technology-assisted review (TAR) may unknowingly damage their clients’ cases and risk sanctions for the spoliation of evidence. Therefore, it is...more
Countless parties to inter partes review can tell you how to lose a Motion for Additional Discovery. This is especially so for discovery motions seeking evidence to prove privity between the Petitioner and a third party in an...more
After plaintiff, McAirlaids, requested the deposition of one of Kimberly-Clark's ("K-C") in-house litigation counsel, K-C filed a motion for a protective order pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(c) to preclude the deposition of...more
In July 2014, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law No. 242-FZ (the "Law"), which amends existing Russian data privacy laws to require that personal data of Russian citizens be processed by servers...more
Google Required To Produce Emails In Response To Former Employer's Subpoena -
Negro v. Superior Court, 2014 WL 5341926 (Cal. Ct. App. 2014) -
Navalimpianti USA, Inc. subpoenaed Google, Inc. to produce copies of...more
Motions to dismiss have been called “the main event” in securities class actions. They are filed in over 90% of securities class actions and they result in dismissal close to 50% of the time they are filed. In contrast, out...more
Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd v. Enplas Corporation, IPR2014-00605, Paper 17, (November 5, 2014), the Board denied patent owners motion for additional discovery which exceeded the scope of the Board’s authorization. The...more
Proposed changes would provide permanent relief from compliance with certain recordkeeping requirements and narrow the types of records that must be identifiable by transaction.
The December 2012 amendments to...more
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