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Statute of Limitations for Submitting a Claim Against CIGA

Statute of Limitations for Submitting a Claim Against CIGA - Court Of Appeal, First Appellate District (September 17, 2014) - The California Insurance Guarantee Association (“CIGA”) has a statutory duty to pay...more

Winding the Removal Clock: The Second Circuit Clarifies The Deadline for Removal Under the Class Action Fairness Act

When faced with a state court lawsuit, a critical consideration for any defendant is the forum in which to litigate – whether to remain in state court or, if possible, remove the case to federal court. In the case of a...more

Third Circuit Concludes Personal Injury Causes of Action Against a Successor to Debtor’s Business are Generalized Claims

In a novel decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held, in its ruling In re Emoral, Inc., 740 F.3d 875 (3d Cir. 2014), that personal injury claims of individuals allegedly harmed by a bankrupt...more

Bank Account Searches: Are They Permissble?

Lawyers and other professionals contact our office every day and ask whether it is permissible for an asset search company or private investigator to conduct bank, stock, bond or mutual fund account searches on a subject. The...more

Looking Forward: Canadian Class Actions in 2013

Looking Forward - 2012 was an active year for class actions in Ontario. Bennett Jones has been involved in some of 2012’s leading cases, including the putative class proceedings commenced in Trustees of the Labourers’...more

Wind Project Financiers and Developers are Underestimating Patent Infringement Risk

Totaro & Associates has completed the second phase of a study which began in December 2010 on the patent landscape of the horizontal-axis, utility-scale wind industry. We have now read and classified over 23,100 global...more

Structured Thoughts -- Special Issue October 1, 2012 -- It’s Complicated: A Recap of SIFMA’s Complex Products Conference

On September 27, 2012, SIFMA hosted a conference on Complex Products. The day-long session covered “complex products” and included various presentations about structured products and exchange-traded products. Many materials...more

Innovation Can Eliminate Dependence on the PTC

What if technology existed for renewable energy which negated the need for the production tax credit (PTC)? What if this technology existed, but wasn’t being introduced to the market? Through our groundbreaking...more

Bad Dim Sum: Lowered Risk Appetite Hampering Yuan's Rise

Until as recently as November 2011, most investors had viewed the Chinese yuan (also called the “Renminbi”) as a one-way bet to appreciate in value. But market sentiment has shifted decisively against expectations for the...more

Evaluating Wind Turbine Patent Infringement Risk Exposure

Major international corporations are increasingly becoming the targets of IP infringement suits. This has driven the need for indemnification of patent infringement liability in component/product supply agreements,...more

An Open Letter to Rockland County, NY Attorneys from Hudson Valley Bank

This is an open letter to Rockland County, NY attorneys from Hudson Valley Bank....more

Judge Corporate-Funded Studies on Their Merits

During the past decade, the drumbeat against corporate-funded science has sounded in major journals, books and the news media. The backlash against this research has seeped into the judicial system, appearing to influence...more

U.S. Supreme Court In Matrixx: No Bright Line For "Materiality" In A Securities Fraud Claim

On March 22, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously concluded in the securities fraud class action Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano1 that the materiality of adverse-event reports cannot be reduced to a bright-line...more

Banken en vertrouwen

Als mede oorzaak van de financiële crisis wordt wel aangevoerd dat de afstand tussen cliënt en beslisser in het afgelopen decennium steeds groter is geworden. Bij vele banken is het verlies aan menselijke maat onder andere...more

Third Party "Alter Ego" Subpoena Quashed

The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada quashed a third party subpoena on a bank because the subpoena was overbroad. Plaintiffs sued a series of individuals and corporate entities for construction defects, fraud...more

Dissolving a Business

Dissolving a Business in Arizona At The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, we put our 30-plus years of Arizona business law experience to work for you to make dissolving your business as quick, painless, and profitable as...more

International Legal News Volume 6 Issue 2 - October 16, 2009

In this Issue: *Impact of the New Enterprise Income Tax Law on Foreign Investment in China Jade & Fountain, Shanghai by Mr. Scott Guan & Mr. Steven Huang *Costa Rica Approves Corporate Governance Regulations Cordero &...more

Greening of Consumer Products - June 18, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *California sues 'Natural' companies over carcinogenic chemical was found in over 100 'organic' soaps *Government experts, lawmakers clash over the safety of BPA *FDA official says plastic bottles...more

Aldisering van Private Banking

De naieve private banking cliënt vertrouwde op het advies van zijn (nieuwe) relatiebeheerder en investeerde volop in voor hem onbegrijpelijke producten (merk: huismerk incl. onleesbare bijsluiter) met wèl een aanlokkelijk...more

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