For jurisdictional purposes, when should a foreign parent company be “held for the acts” of a resident subsidiary acting on its behalf? On March 4, 2013, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lee S. Edmon analyzed this issue...more
On March 20, 2013, in Abbott Labs. v. Cordis Corp., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Rader, Dyk,* Reyna) affirmed the district court's grant of Abbott's motion to quash two subpoenas duces tecum issued...more
On February 5, 2013, the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives filed a brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to hold that U.S. legislators and their aides cannot be forced...more
Mortgagors, David and Julianne Walker (the “Walkers”), appealed a non-final order denying their motion to quash service of process. Walker v. Fifth Third Mortgage Company, 100 So. 3d 267 (Fla. 5th DCA 2012). The premise for...more
In a criminal case arising from the secret recording of a private conversation, Florida prosecutors issued a subpoena to compel a news reporter to testify in a case against a former aide to Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll. The...more
Hollander v. XL Ins. (Bermuda) Ltd., No. B230807, 2012 WL 4748956 (Cal. Ct. App. Oct. 5, 2012).
A California appeals court has affirmed a trial court’s order quashing service of a summons and complaint for lack of...more
In Noran West Developments Ltd. v. The Queen, the Tax Court of Canada (Justice Brent Paris) upheld the validity of a taxpayer’s waiver of its right to appeal executed following the conclusion of a settlement with the Appeals...more
Last month, Quinn Emanuel won an important victory for its clients the Pangang Group and three of its subsidiaries in a closely watched criminal prosecution brought under the Economic Espionage Act (EEA). Pangang is one of...more
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