Moore & Van Allen PLLC

10 Years After CAFA, the Fairness of Class Actions is Revisited by Newly Proposed Legislation

Class action lawsuits have become a commonplace fixture in the American judicial landscape and carry the force to extract billions of dollars from defendants, many of whom settle once a class is certified due to the costs and…more
| Civil Procedure

FERC Rule on Coordination of Natural Gas and Electric Scheduling Finalized as Industry Interdependency Grows

The electric industry is becoming increasingly reliant upon natural gas as a fuel source in the midst of our nation’s abundant natural gas resources and aggressive regulatory efforts to reduce the environmental impact of power…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities

North Carolina Legislative Report

The General Assembly convened for the 2015 legislative session on January 14. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh on January 28 to begin the session in earnest. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Environmental Law, Finance & Banking, Health

South Carolina Legislative Update

The House and Senate returned last week from Easter recess with vigor. The House considered and adopted, among other pieces of legislation, a comprehensive infrastructure/road plan and revisions to domestic violence penalties. …more
| Elections & Politics, Health, Insurance, Transportation

The Four Factual Findings Necessary to Make an Award of Reasonable Attorneys’ Fees Stick in North Carolina

As a matter of course, a prevailing party cannot recover its attorneys’ fees from an opposing party in North Carolina. But, attorneys’ fees can be awarded if there is specific statutory authority…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

Immigration Update: USCIS completes H-1B Visa lottery

On April 13, 2015, USCIS conducted the computer-generated random selection process (aka “H-1B lottery”) and selected petitions to meet the 65,000 general-category cap and the 20,000 cap under the advanced degree exemption…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

Immigration Update: USCIS hits H-1B Cap for FY2016

On April 7, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it had received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year 2016. USCIS has also received more than the limit of…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law

They Believed The Patent Was Invalid, But Is That Enough To Avoid Liability For Inducing Infringement?

The answer should be a resounding “no,” according to the United States and Commil USA, LLC, the recipient of a multi-million dollar jury award against Cisco Systems, Inc. Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

Applications like WhatsApp are reshaping government investigations and should be refocusing how compliance departments handle employee oversight

White Collar, Regulatory Defense, and Investigations Client Update - In today’s high tech world, the ways to communicate are almost limitless. This presents risks for organizations and challenges for compliance…more
| Administrative Law, Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, International Law & Trade

Former Uber Driver Files Class Action for Data Security Breach

Uber Technologies Inc., the internet-based taxi service, was recently hit with a putative class action lawsuit over a data breach involving the personal information of about 50,000 current and former drivers. Uber develops,…more
| Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

North Carolina Legislative Report

The General Assembly convened for the 2015 legislative session on January 14. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh on January 28 to begin the session in earnest. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Health, Taxation

South Carolina Legislative Update

The House of Representatives was on recess this week and the South Carolina Senate had an abbreviated week and met on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Senate approved and sent to the House several measures, including..…more
| Criminal Law, Elections & Politics, Environmental Law, Finance & Banking, Transportation

South Carolina Legislative Update

Both the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee were busy last week discussing various infrastructure plans. The House of Representatives met and adopted several pieces of legislation, including, but…more
| Elections & Politics, Health, Taxation, Transportation

North Carolina Legislative Report

The General Assembly convened for the 2015 legislative session on January 14. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh on January 28 to begin the session in earnest. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be…more
| Elections & Politics

Recent Crude Oil Train Derailments Intensify the Spotlight on Rail Safety and the Value of Oil Pipelines

Few of us can erase from our memories the imagery of fires blazing at the scenes of crude oil train derailments in West Virginia in early February and in Illinois earlier this month. The fact that these trains carrying Bakken…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Transportation
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