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SEC Settles First-Of-Its-Kind $13m DeFi Tech Action

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SEC Settles First-Of-Its-Kind $13m DeFi Tech Action; NASDAQ Board Diversity Rules Challenged in Fifth Circuit; Delaware Court of Chancery Declines to Enforce Contractual Limitations on Liability to Bar Contractual Fraud...more

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South Carolina Abolishes “Special Damages” Element for Civil Conspiracy Claims, Overruling Decades of Precedent

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In a lawsuit by a terminated employee claiming former supervisors conspired to target her with negative performance reviews which ultimately resulted in dismissal, the employee now has an easier path to recovery following a...more

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PA Supreme Court Limits Exceptions to Otherwise Time-barred Childhood Sexual Abuse Cases Against Institutional and Corporate...

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Earlier today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a victim of childhood sexual abuse must exercise due diligence to discover whether an institutional or corporate principal of the abuser is also a cause of their...more

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Aiding and Abetting, Conspiracy, and The Picture of Dorian Gray

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It isn’t every day that the Law Court addresses claims of civil conspiracy or aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty, but that is exactly what the court did in Meridian Medical Systems, LLC v. Epix Therapeutics, Inc....more

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Can Partial Summary Judgment Affect A Substantial Right?

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Usually, appellate counsel can confidently say that a grant of partial summary judgment, standing alone, will not allow for an interlocutory appeal. A complete grant of summary judgment is a final, appealable judgment, but a...more

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Taiwan in the changing global landscape - New US antitrust implications for your supply chain

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What Quanta Storage and Qualcomm mean for Taiwan's businesses. Antitrust litigation in the US continues to focus on competitor interactions. Companies that participate in multiple levels of a supply chain must consider how...more

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U.S. District Court Denies Class Certification Motion in Aluminum Rate-Manipulation Case Based on Improper Use of Statistical...

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On July 23, 2020, Judge Paul A. Englemayer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a motion to certify a proposed class of direct purchasers of aluminum in a decision that may signal a trend...more

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Texas Court Opines on Climate Lawsuits

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In combined cases featuring California cities of San Francisco, Oakland and San Mateo and several California counties and public officials against Exxon Mobil Corporation, Texas’ Fort Worth Court of Appeal denied Exxon...more

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Appellate Court in New York Confirms Civil Conspiracy is Not an Independent Cause of Action

Early this month, the First Department affirmed the dismissal of a complaint by a Russian lawyer who had received an L.L.M. from Fordham University alleging “civil conspiracy” against Fordham and several American attorneys,...more

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Chancery Addresses Civil Conspiracy Elements

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O’Gara v. Coleman, C.A. No. 2018-0708-KSJM (Del. Ch. Feb. 14, 2020). This action arose out of corporate infighting among certain directors and investors at a nutrient-infused water company....more

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Youth Soccer Company Cries Foul at Competitor and Former Employees

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On March 3, 2020, Massachusetts Premier Soccer LLC, doing business as Global Premier Soccer (“GPS”), filed a complaint in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, alleging that two of its former...more

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National Bank Trust v Ilya Yurov: "a Ponzi scheme with a fancy name" – Proving Fraud in the English Courts

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National Bank Trust v Ilya Yurov & Ors [2020] EWHC 100 (Comm) provides a useful insight to the English Court's approach to pleading and evidencing fraud, emphasising the importance of properly particularised claims and...more

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Conspiracy Requires Knowing the Co-Conspirators, Malpractice Requires Knowing the Underlying Outcome

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Natalja Vildziuniene (“Vildziuniene”) sued attorney Bradley Foreman (“Foreman”) for conspiracy to commit fraud and legal malpractice. Specifically, she alleged that Foreman conspired to defraud her, breached the duty of care,...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Allegedly “(Leon) Black”-listed Former Apollo Employee Fails to State A Business Tort Claim

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The line between aggressive business competition and unlawful conduct can sometimes be difficult to determine. Many different theories of tort liability have developed over the years to address the variations of unlawful...more

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No Shelter for Willful Infringement of Distributor’s Trademarks

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The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed a district court’s finding of trademark infringement and award of damages against a manufacturer of storm shelters and its owner, and went a step further by ordering...more

Arent Fox

Investigations Newsletter: Genetic Testing Company and Three Principals Settle FCA Allegations for $42.6 Million

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Genetic Testing Company and Three Principals Settle FCA Allegations for $42.6 Million - On October 9, 2019, New Orleans-based laboratory company UTC Laboratories Inc. (RenRX) agreed to pay $41.6 million, and its three...more

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Court Holds That Economic Loss Rule Bars Conspiracy To Breach Fiduciary Duty Claims

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In Shopoff Advisors, LP v. Atrium Circle, GP, the buyer and seller to a real estate transaction sued each other. No. 04-18-00438-CV, 2019 Tex. App. LEXIS 5764 (Tex. App.—San Antonio July 10, 2019, no pet. history)....more

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Franchisor 101: Don’t Interfere With Beer

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The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that a beer manufacturer’s “match and redirect” provision in an agreement with a wholesaler violated the state’s Beer Industry Fair Dealing Act (BIFDA). Anheuser-Busch’s contract said if...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

The Huawei Trade Secrets Prosecution and What It Means for Business

by Jessica K. Nall and Janice W. Reicher[1] As the world watches the political and legal battles between the U.S. government and Chinese telecom giant Huawei unfold in the headlines, many are asking how the controversy may...more

Novack and Macey LLP

Fifth District Holds Two-Year Statute of Limitations for Actions Against Lawyers is Not Just for Malpractice

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Defendants Betty A. Lauth, Rose Zimmer, Carol Heilman, Ralph Bauer, and Ruth Smith (the “Lauths”) filed a mortgage foreclosure action against Donald, Lauretta, Karla, and David Bauer (the “Bauers”). The Lauths were...more

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Delaware Court of Chancery Allows Claims Against a Board, Financial Advisor, and Acquiror in a Company Sale

On June 21, 2019, Vice Chancellor Kathaleen S. McCormick of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued an opinion addressing a number of significant issues relating to the proper conduct of an M&A process. In denying all...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Mississippi Supreme Court Ruling Reinstates Claims Against Anheuser-Busch, Mitchell Distributing

On May 23, the Mississippi Supreme Court published its opinion in the case of Rex Distributing Company v. Anheuser-Busch, LLC, et al. The ruling partially reverses the trial court’s decision to dismiss all of Rex’s claims...more

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Data Subject Access Requests in the UK: Latest High Court Guidance – Recipients and Sources of Information

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A recent High Court decision concerning compliance with a data subject access request considered the basis upon which an individual can require the data controller to provide the names of those in receipt of his or her...more

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Kentucky Court Holds That Public Pension Plan Beneficiaries Lack Standing to Sue

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A lower court's decision to allow beneficiaries of Kentucky's Public Retirement System to sue administrators and advisors over fiduciary responsibilities is overturned....more

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District Court Denies Summary Judgment to Trustee of Trust Account Maintained for Beneficiary of “Fronted” Reinsurance Program

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The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina denied summary judgment to the trustee of an account established pursuant to a “fronted” reinsurance program. The plaintiff, Accident Insurance Co. (AIC),...more

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