On March 27, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit certified questions to New York’s highest court related to its review of a district court’s holding in two cases that New York’s Exempt Income Protection Act...more
Policyholders in New York and New Jersey presently have no private right of action against insurance companies for alleged violations of each state’s respective statutory claim handling guidelines – New York’s Unfair Claim...more
Audit committees must aid management in navigating an increasingly complex regulatory framework. Two recent developments arising from the passage and implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act have led to further challenges for...more
Earlier today, in a case titled Sell v. Sewell, et al. (No. CV-12-0211-PR), the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that there is no implied private right of action for aiding and abetting securities fraud under the Arizona...more
Originally published in The Washington Legal Foundation’s The Legal Pulse, on January 31, 2013.
In the last days of the 2011 Term, fresh off its decisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act cases, the...more
The New York City Council recently passed a proposed law (Bill 814-A) that would prohibit employers in the city from discriminating against unemployed individuals. Although Mayor Bloomberg has promised to veto the bill, the...more
On January 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its report titled Evaluation of the SEC’s Whistleblower Program. The report presented a largely positive review of...more
Congress recently took new steps to protect trade secrets, which are generally defined as all forms or types of financial, business, scientific, technical, economic, or engineering information that the owner has taken...more
Representative Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) has introduced HB16, the Alabama Economic Development and Fiscal Accountability Act, for the upcoming legislative session that would make substantial changes to economic development...more
Federal District Court rejects the application of New Jersey state law prohibiting private cause of action under Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") by concluding that the prohibition does not apply when TCPA claim is...more
Dubbed as the “Homeowner’s Bill of Rights,” on July 11, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 278/SB 900 marking the first U.S. state to adopt into law the residential mortgage foreclosure reform principles...more
On December 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that letters sent by two borrowers challenging the monthly payment due on their mortgage loan were not “qualified written requests” and therefore did not...more
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