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NLRB Guidance Declares Non-Competes Unlawful

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Non-compete agreements continue to face intense scrutiny from government authorities. On May 30, the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) issued a guidance memorandum opining that...more

Dechert LLP

Part 2 of 2: U.S. Supreme Court Confirms False Claims Act’s Scienter Standard Accounts for Subjective Intent

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On June 1, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision in U.S. ex rel. Schutte v. SuperValu Inc., No. 21-1326; U.S. ex rel. Proctor v. Safeway, Inc., No. 22-111, clarifying the False Claims Act’s scienter...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

It May Be Time To Update Those Arbitration Agreements Again!

Back in the “good old days,” arbitration agreements barred just about any type of civil litigation that was filed in court. Then, as we reported in 2014, the California Supreme Court determined that Private Attorneys General...more

Dechert LLP

Supreme Court Gives Securities Plaintiffs No Slack: Section 11 Requires Tracing Shares to Registration Statement

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U.S. Supreme Court resolves circuit split created by Ninth Circuit decision which had held that traceability not required in the context of a direct listing. By requiring traceability, the Supreme Court cabins strict...more

White and Williams LLP

Third-Party Releases Possibly Headed To Scotus Following Purdue Pharma Plan Confirmation

The Second Circuit’s decision on May 30, 2023, to reverse the Southern District of New York’s (SDNY) decision and uphold the Bankruptcy Court approval of third-party releases in the Chapter 11 plan of Purdue Pharmaceuticals...more

Proskauer - Labor Relations

Supreme Court Decision Cements Employers’ Ability to Sue for Strike Destruction

In an 8-1 decision announced Thursday in Glacier Northwest, Inc. v. Int’l Bhd. of Teamsters Local Union No. 174, U.S., No. 21-1449, 6/1/23, the Supreme Court ruled that an employer’s tort claims alleging that a union...more

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Supreme Court’s Remand of FDIC Enforcement Action: Any Larger Impact on Agency Deference?

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While we wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide the fate of the Chevron doctrine governing courts’ deference to agencies’ interpretations of law, its recent decision in another case has flown under the radar. In Calcutt,...more

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District Court Denies Employer’s “Injury-In-Fact” Challenge to Withdrawal Liability

In Holland v. Murray, No. 21-cv-567, 2023 WL 2645708 (D.D.C. Mar. 27, 2023), the court held that financial support provided by Congress to a multiemployer pension plan under the Bipartisan American Miners Act (“BAMA”) did not...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Supreme Court Clarifies FCA Scienter Standard – Overturns 7th Circuit Decision

Ruling in case involving national retail pharmacies rejects the “objective reasonableness” standard for the False Claims Act - On June 1, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously vacated the 7th Circuit's decision in U.S....more

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Environmental Justice Update: Differing State and Local Approaches to Federal Civil Rights Actions

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Addressing environmental justice (EJ) issues has been a primary concern for the Biden Administration. Recent developments — one in Chicago and one in Louisiana — show different ways local and state regulators have reacted to...more

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UK Court Rules Debtor Cannot Use Corporate Vehicle to Evade Liability

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Section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 allows for the reversal of certain transactions at an undervalue that are intended to prejudice the interests of creditors. The scope of Section 423 is extensive and may be used to...more

Snell & Wilmer

Supreme Court Sides With Government (and Whistleblowers) in Preserving Relevance of Subjective Intent in FCA Cases

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In one of the most highly-anticipated decisions of this term, on Thursday, June 1, 2023, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a contractor’s liability in False Claims Act (FCA) cases hinges on subjective intent — i.e.,...more

Jenner & Block

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument over Extraterritorial Reach of U.S. Trademark Law

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On March 21, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic International, Inc. over whether the infringement provisions of the United States Trademark Act impose liability for...more

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US Supreme Court Clarifies Knowledge Requirement in False Claims Act Cases—Raising New Interpretive Issues

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A defendant’s knowledge of and subjective beliefs about the meaning of legal requirements—not what an objectively reasonable person may have believed—are what matters when determining whether a defendant “knowingly” submitted...more

Jenner & Block

Client Alert: A No-Decision Decision: The Supreme Court Dodges Section 230

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On May 18, the Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision in Gonzalez v. Google LLC, the first case in which the Supreme Court has considered the contours of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, 47 U.S.C. §...more

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Part III | SCOTUS Ruling: “Knowing” Violations of Unknowable Rules: Is the Supreme Court Poised to Alter the FCA Enforcement...

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For background on this case, please refer to Part I. For updates from the Supreme Court oral arguments on April 18, please refer to Part II. On Thursday, June 1, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in United States et al....more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

SCOTUS Bars Section 11 Claims Based on Direct Listing

A unanimous Supreme Court today made it more difficult for shareholders to file suits under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 (the Securities Act or the Act). The Court held in Slack Technologies, LLC v. Fiyyaz Pirani...more

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Federal Judges Revise Court Rules to Require Certification Regarding the Use of A.I.

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Federal judges are requiring attorneys to attest as to whether they have used generative artificial intelligence (AI) in court filings, and if so, how and in what manner it was used. These court orders come...more

Pillsbury - Internet & Social Media Law Blog

In Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts v. Goldsmith, the Supreme Court Revisits the Copyright Fair Use Test

On May 18, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court found that the purpose and character of the use of “Orange Prince” by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts (AWF) weighed against a finding of fair use of Lynn Goldsmith’s...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

United States Supreme Court: Look to Defendant’s Subjective Beliefs to Decide Whether It “Knowingly” Submitted False Claim

On June 1, 2023, the Supreme Court issued a decision in United States ex rel. Schutte v. SuperValu, Inc., clarifying when a defendant “knowingly” submits a false claim for payment under the False Claims Act (FCA). The Court...more

Goodwin

The Supreme Court Holds that the False Claims Act’s Scienter Element Turns on Defendant’s Subjective Beliefs, Rejecting Seventh...

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The Supreme Court recently issued a significant decision clarifying what it means to “knowingly” submit a false claim under the False Claims Act. At issue in United States ex rel. Schutte v. SuperValu Inc. were allegations...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Sixth Circuit solidifies circuit split by rejecting “juridical link” exception to class action standing

Takeaway: Federal Rule 23 authorizes representative litigation in the form of class actions that satisfy its various requirements. The policy underlying the rule is efficiency. For example, the numerosity element (Rule...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Slack SCOTUS Decision

The Supreme Court has just given companies looking to go public another reason to do it through direct listings. The federal securities laws impose strict liability for misleading statements made in connection with...more

IMS Consulting & Expert Services

Adding Impact to Your Next Cross Examination: 5 Things to Consider When Presenting Witness Testimony

As every trial attorney knows, there are many strategies for cross examining a witness. Among the most effective is confronting a witness with their previous deposition testimony. Nothing beats an opportunity to use their own...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Ironburg Inventions Ltd. v. Valve Corp. 21-2296 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 3, 2023)

This case addresses the “skilled and diligent searcher” standard used for establishing Inter Partes Review (“IPR”) estoppel (or lack thereof). In particular, this case establishes: (1) which party bears the burden of proof...more

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