McCarter & English, LLP

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Four Gateway Center
100 Mulberry St.
Newark, NJ 07102, United States
Phone: 973.622.4444
Fax: 973.624.7070
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  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Bankruptcy
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  • Connecticut
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  • Delaware
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  • New York
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Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

Delaware Law Updates – Anti-Reliance Provision In Merger Agreement Justifies Non-Payment Of Working Capital Deficiency

Sparton Corp. v. O’Neil, et al., C.A. No. 12403-VCR (Del. Ch. Aug. 9, 2017) – In this opinion, the Delaware Court of Chancery addressed a situation in which a purchaser of a company discovered that the actual amount of working…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions

Connecticut Supreme Court Decision Puts Retailers At Risk For New Overtime Claims

Wage and hour lawsuits continue to hound employers, with more than 8,000 new federal class actions alleging improper payment filed in 2016 alone. Now the Connecticut Supreme Court has issued a ruling that threatens even…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Delaware Law Updates: 2017 Year To Date Review

Our Delaware Corporate and Alternative Entity Law attorneys closely follow the opinions coming from Delaware’s Supreme Court and Court of Chancery. Our 2017 Year to Date Review is a collection of brief summaries of selected…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

House Wants Uncle Sam To Purchase COTS Items From Amazon And Other Online Sellers

The House version of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) (passed July 14, 2017) includes key provisions that would radically change the way the Government purchases certain commercial items, and it may result in…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Government Contracting

Third Circuit Ruling Impacts Oil & Gas Industry

The United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a decision that significantly affects the rights of upstream producers. Applying Delaware law, the Third Circuit explained that the upstream producers…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Energy & Utilities

Connecticut Employers Will Need To Accommodate Pregnant Employees

A new state law that becomes effective October 1, 2017, expands existing legal protections for pregnant employees under federal and state laws and will require employers to pay closer attention to the ways in which they treat…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Third Circuit Reminds Debt Collectors Of Notice Requirement

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the “Act”) was created to protect consumers against abusive debt collection practices. The notice provision is one feature of the Act that requires debt collectors to notify consumers of…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

New Fund Presents Opportunity For Local Proponents Of Zero-Emission Vehicles And Related Infrastructure

States, local governments, and businesses interested in zero-emission vehicles—such as electric cars—may get a needed boost from the Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Fund. This fund was established in the wake of the…more
 /  Environmental Law, Transportation

Delaware Law Updates - Delaware Supreme Court Rejects Over Expansive Application Of True-Up Provision In Purchase Agreement

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. v. Westinghouse Elec. Co. LLC, et al., No. 573, 2016 (Del. June 28, 2017) - The Delaware Supreme Court reversed the Court of Chancery’s entry of judgment on the pleadings based on a flawed…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions

Third Circuit Provides Guidance To Creditors Seeking Section 503(b)(9) Administrative Expense Status

Unsecured creditors frequently find themselves in the lurch when a company files for bankruptcy. One of the few mechanisms for recovering the value of goods supplied to a debtor prior to a bankruptcy case is an administrative…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

New York Employers Should Get Ready For New Paid Family Leave Law, May Begin Payroll Deductions Now

New York recently enacted the New York Paid Family Leave Law (PFL), which will require New York employers to fund a new state family leave program that is broader reaching than the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Delaware Law Updates - Delaware Court Of Chancery Upholds Continuous Ownership Rule In Dismissing Derivative Claims Of Mismanagement

In re Massey Energy Co. Deriv. & Class Action Litig., C.A. No. 5430-CB (Del. Ch. May 4, 2017), Bouchard, C. – The Delaware Court of Chancery granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss the complaint based on the continuous…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions

“We meant what we said” – U.S. Supreme Court Continues To Rein In Personal Jurisdiction

This past term, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two matters in which it unequivocally held that state courts’ ability to assert personal jurisdiction over out-of-state defendants is limited under both general and specific…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure

SCOTUS Issues Another Decision Affecting Parties Who Attempt To Collect On Debts

The United States Supreme Court unanimously held that an entity’s efforts to recover payment of a debt purchased from a third party for its own account is not subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the “Act”). …more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

Your New ®Ight To Disparage – A Look Inside “The Slants” Lanham Act Decision

The Federal trademark statute’s more-than-60-year prohibition on registering trademarks that may be viewed as disparaging goes out the window with the United States Supreme Court’s recent unanimous decision. The Court ruled that…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property
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