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PAGA Amendments Aim to Bring PAGA Litigation Under Control

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California’s Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) has undergone substantial, and arguably overdue, reform by way of dual legislative measures - Assembly Bill 2288 and Senate Bill 92. PAGA 2.0 will apply to PAGA civil...more


U.S. Supreme Court Significantly Curtails SEC Enforcement Forum Discretion

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On June 27, 2024, the United States Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jarkesy, holding that parties subject to an enforcement action brought by the U.S. Securities and...more

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Commercial Division Reiterates That It’s Not a Rubber Stamp for CPLR 3215 Default Motions: Movant Must Set Forth Prima Facie...

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Commercial Division litigators are keenly aware of CPLR 3215’s proof requirements. We can recite in our sleep the need to submit (1) proof of service, (2) proof of default, (3) the amount due, and (4) facts constituting the...more

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New PAGA Reforms Incentivize Proactive California Wage and Hour Compliance Efforts

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On July 1, 2024, Governor Gavin Newsom signed two bills into law that significantly revamp the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA). These reforms follow a June 18 deal reached between California labor and business...more

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Overruling of Chevron is a Sea Change

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On August 6, 2024, we will be holding a 90 minute webinar roundtable featuring 3 administrative law professors who are among the country’s leading experts on the Chevron Deference Doctrine....more

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The U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies the Legal Standard for the NLRB Seeking Preliminary Injunctions Against Employers

On June 13, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court issued Starbucks v. McKinney,1 which clarifies the legal standard governing temporary injunctions sought by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) against employers alleged...more

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Key Developments In Equal Pay Litigation: Maintaining Privilege Over Pay Equity Audits And Investigations

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Seyfarth Synopsis: In its seminal decision, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, the Supreme Court held that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is tantamount to discrimination on the basis of...more

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Shell Shocked: Judge’s Travel Plans Turn the Tide in Shrimp Dispute

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Addressing the scope of a magistrate judge’s Article III authority, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a judgment and remanded the case for a new trial because the magistrate judge performed...more

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“Biometric Identifiers Must Identify”: The Ninth Circuit Clarifies the Scope of BIPA

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Zellmer v. Meta Platforms, Inc., on June 17, 2024, affirming dismissal of a putative class action filed under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy...more

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Two Major SCOTUS Decisions Changing Federal Regulation Landscape

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In the final days of the term that just ended, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued two major decisions changing the federal regulation landscape – Loper Bright and Corner Post....more

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Supreme Court Decision in SEC v. Jarkesy Limits the SEC’s Ability to Seek Civil Penalties

On June 26, 2024, the Supreme Court issued a decision in SEC v. Jarkesy, holding that “[w]hen the SEC seeks civil penalties against a defendant for securities fraud, the Seventh Amendment entitles the defendant to a jury...more

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Is Pleading “Generic” Enough to Plead Inducement?

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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a branded pharmaceutical manufacturer properly pled a theory of inducement by alleging that the generic competitor promoted its product as “generic” to the branded...more

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California Significantly Amends Private Attorneys’ General Act

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Over the years, California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) has provided a procedurally convenient means for employees to seek expansive penalties for employers’ alleged violations of California’s very technical...more

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Supreme Court Overrules Chevron; Courts Must Determine “Best” Meaning of Statutes Without Deference

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The Supreme Court of the United States has overruled Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., 467 U. S. 837 (1984). For 40 years, if an agency was interpreting an “ambiguous” provision of a statute it...more

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United Kingdom and the ratification on 27 June 2024 of the Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign...

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On 27 June 2024, the United Kingdom ratified the Hague Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters. Considering the complex international legal framework...more

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How Apple’s Failure to Suspend its Retention Policy Resulted in Siri-ous Sanctions: A Cautionary Tale for Litigation Professionals

In a recent ruling in Lopez v. Apple, Inc., Apple faced significant sanctions for failing to suspend its automated data deletion policy for Siri recordings after the initiation of litigation. This case is a  reminder of the...more

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SCOTUS Confirms NLRB Not Entitled to Deferential Standard for Preliminary Injunctions

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In Starbucks Corp. v. McKinney, 602 U.S. ____ (2024) (hereafter, "Starbucks"), the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) recently resolved a circuit split to clarify that if the National Labor Relations Board (the Board) seeks a...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Supreme Court Narrows Federal Bribery Statute That Applies to State and Local Officials

On June 26, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court held 6-3 in Snyder v. United States that a federal statute, 18 U.S.C. § 666(a)(1)(B), does not criminalize “gratuities” to state and local officials—i.e., payments made to those...more

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A New Arena for Future Challenges to CMS Regulations – the Overturn of Chevron

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On June 28, 2024, the Supreme Court overruled Chevron, U.S.A., Inc. v. Nat. Res. Def. Council, Inc., and consequently invalidated the “Chevron Deference” — a cornerstone of administrative law since 1984. In the 6-3 decision...more

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Supreme Court Rejects Purdue Pharma’s Bankruptcy Plan

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On June 27, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked a $6 billion bankruptcy settlement in Harrington v. Purdue Pharma L. P., No. 23-124, 2024 WL 3187799, at *11 (U.S. June 27, 2024). The Court found that the Bankruptcy Code does...more

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An Analysis of the Trademark Use Circumstances as a Defense against Misidentification Clauses --Trademark Sign Containing Terms...

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In recent years, the examination of whether a trademark sign violates the misidentification clause in trademark authorization and affirmation cases has become increasingly stringent. The number of related trademark refusals...more

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SCOTUS Overturns Chevron Deference – With Immediate Impact

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On June 28, 2024, the United States Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo that overturned the “Chevron deference” standard laid out in Chevron, U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense...more

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The Consequential Impact of the Supreme Court’s Monumental Ruling in SEC v. Jarkesy

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On June 27, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in SEC v. Jarkesy, holding that the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) must prosecute securities fraud before a federal court whenever it...more

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The Supreme Court Overturns Chevron, Bringing Clarity to Whether the District Courts or Federal Agencies Interpret Ambiguous...

The Supreme Court recently a long-standing doctrine established by the 1984 decision, Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council. The Court returned the duty of interpreting ambiguous statutory provisions involving federal...more

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FTC Ban on Worker Non-Compete Agreements Enjoined by U.S. District Court Judge

On July 3, 2024, a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas granted a stay and preliminary injunction on the United States Federal Trade Commission’s near-total ban on noncompete agreements. See Ryan v....more

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