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FTC Loses False Advertising Case with Non-Credible Expert Witness

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The FTC recently lost a false advertising case it brought in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against a company manufacturing housing wrap and insulation for claims regarding the insulation’s...more

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The LHD/ERISA Advisor - October 2020

As we enter the final months of 2020, this is a time to reflect on a year of unprecedented challenges. Although Covid-19 changed our lives in many ways, it did not halt new legal developments in the life, health and...more

Jones Day

FERC v. Bankruptcy Court Turf War Update

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On June 22, 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued an order concluding that FERC and the U.S. bankruptcy courts have concurrent jurisdiction to review and address the disposition of natural gas...more

Holland & Hart - Persuasion Strategies

Confront the Reptile in Jury Selection

The Reptile approach of trying plaintiffs’ cases by framing them in terms of personal safety is no longer a new idea. Plaintiffs’ attorneys are also less likely to treat that approach as a cure-all in every trial. But the...more

Troutman Pepper

Federal Circuit Review - Issue 278

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278-1. Federal Circuit Remands Patent Infringement Case to Answer Patent Ownership and License to Practice Questions - The Federal Circuit recently vacated a grant of summary judgment of non-infringement of a patent,...more

Proskauer - Advertising Law

Conagra Slips Away from Parkay Oil Spray Serving Size Claims

Conagra Brands recently emerged victorious when Judge William H. Orrick of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted summary judgment in its favor, tossing claims that the company disguises the...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

English Court of Appeal Overturns Decision that Guaidó Appointed Central Bank of Venezuela Board Controls Gold Reserves in England

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The decision confirms that the UK government can recognise one person as de jure head of state of a foreign state and implicitly recognise another person as the de facto head of state. The English Court of Appeal’s recent...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

The Supreme Court - October 19, 2020

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Trump v. Sierra Club, No. 20-138: This case concerns the Acting Secretary of Defense’s transfer of funds pursuant to Section 8005 of the Defense Appropriations Act to make funds available to construct border fences along the...more

Downey Brand LLP

SB 1146 Facilitates Remote Depositions and Electronic Service, But Leaves Challenges in California Trust and Estate Litigation

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As we enter the eighth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, California courts and litigants continue to grapple with how to move civil cases forward. Senate Bill 1146, approved by Governor Newsom on September 18, 2020, and...more

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Eastern District of California Grants Partial Summary Judgment to Plaintiffs in Reinsurance Mortgage Kickback Class Action;...

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The Eastern District of California recently granted partial summary judgment to a class of plaintiffs suing a reinsurer and related entities with respect to a reinsurance arrangement regarding private mortgage insurance that...more

Hogan Lovells

Enka v Chubb: Supreme Court decision promotes certainty and enforceability

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The court’s judgment also reaffirms that, where English law is the law of the seat, the English courts generally have jurisdiction to grant anti-suit injunctions to restrain breaches of the arbitration agreement, even where...more

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Texas Court Evaluates Consent to Assign an Oil and Gas Lease

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In Mayo Found. For Med. Educ. & Research v. BP Am. Prod. Co. a United States District Court considered the circumstances under which a lessor can withhold its consent to assign an oil and gas lease....more

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.

DPS Dispatcher is Entitled to Qualified Immunity in Suit Alleging Negligence

Harianto v. State of Arizona - (Court of Appeals, Division One, October 15, 2020) - Arizona Court of Appeals held that a DPS dispatcher is entitled to qualified immunity in a suit that alleged negligent handling of...more

Winstead PC

Court Affirms The Equitable Forfeiture Of A Manager’s Partnership Interest Due To Breach Of Fiduciary Duty And Discussed...

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In Michael D. Heatley v. Red Oak 86, L.P. & Charles Johnson, investors in a limited partnership sued the managing member for breach of fiduciary duty. No. 05-18-01083-CV, 2020 Tex. App. LEXIS 6592 (Tex. App.—Dallas August 17,...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

New LCIA and ICC rule updates: increased flexibility and virtual hearings

Despite one of the perceived advantages of arbitration being the absence of overly detailed rules and strictures, there is an increasing trend amongst the more well-known arbitration institutions to keep tweaking their rules...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

CSC : Calcul d’une prime pendant la période de préavis, l’employé a droit à des dommages-intérêts

Le 9 octobre 2020, la Cour suprême du Canada (la « CSC ») a rendu sa décision dans l’affaire Matthews c. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd. et a accordé des dommages-intérêts pour une prime qui aurait été touchée si un employé avait...more

Liskow & Lewis

Louisiana Supreme Court Grants UNOCAL’s Writ Application from Third Circuit Decision Involving Prescription and Breach of Contract...

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On October 6, 2020, the Louisiana Supreme Court granted a writ application filed by UNOCAL in State of Louisiana, et al. v. Louisiana Land & Exploration Co., et al. This application sought review of the Louisiana Third...more

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Petition Tracker Updated

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In its most recent set of petition rulings, the Supreme Court of North Carolina added five new cases to its discretionary docket. These cases involve: •the scope of the North Carolina False Claims Act; •the evidence...more

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Fourth Circuit To Remain Remote Through End Of Year

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The Fourth Circuit announced today that its suspension of in-person arguments will continue through the December 7-11 argument session...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Class Dismissed

Arbitrating Arbitrability: Three Recent Appellate Decisions On Delegation Clauses In Arbitration Agreements

This summer, we discussed that the Supreme Court is reviewing whether an arbitration agreement’s clear delegation of the question of arbitrability to the arbitrator can be negated by a provision that exempts certain claims...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

SCOTUS declines review of Second Circuit ruling endorsing class arbitration

Takeaway: The concept of class arbitration has endured stiff headwinds. In Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varella, 139 S. Ct. 1407 (2019), the Supreme Court ruled that a party cannot be required to participate in a class arbitration...more

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Conduent to Pay $77,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Company Failed to Hire Qualified Deaf Applicant, Federal Agency Charged - NEW YORK – Conduent Business Services, LLC, a technology-based business services company headquartered in Florham Park, N.J., will pay $77,500 and...more

Locke Lord LLP

Texas Rules of Civil Procedure – 2020 Changes to the Discovery and Service Rules?

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In addition to its twenty-seven emergency orders regarding the Covid-19 state of ‎disaster, the Texas Supreme Court has issued a number of administrative orders this year ‎promulgating amendments to the Texas Rules of Civil...more

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Supreme Court Will Review Arthrex Cases Regarding Whether PTAB Judges Are Constitutional

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The US Supreme Court has granted certiorari in three cases relating to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s controversial October 2019 decision in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc. In Arthrex, the Federal...more

Jones Day

Claims Traders Alert: Another Bankruptcy Court Rules that a Traded Claim Can Be Disallowed if the Seller Received a Voidable...

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The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York recently added some weight to the majority rule on a hot-button issue for claims traders. In In re Firestar Diamond, Inc., 615 B.R. 161 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2020),...more

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