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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

9th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Derivative Suit in Favor of Forum Selection Clause Designating Delaware Court of Chancery as...

As we have previously discussed, Lee v. Robert J. Fisher et al., Case No. 20 Civ. 6163 (N.D. Ca.), is one of a growing number of derivative lawsuits brought against public companies (in this case, The Gap Inc.) alleging...more

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want (In Federal Court)

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We all know that federal courts are courts of limited jurisdiction. What does that mean in the arbitration context? Something new as of March 31st! Federal courts do not have stand-alone jurisdiction to hear any...more

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Alberta Court of Appeal Releases Reference Opinion on Constitutionality of the Federal Impact Assessment Act

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The Province of Alberta referred two constitutional questions to the Alberta Court of Appeal - - whether the federal Impact Assessment Act (IAA), part of Bill C-69, is unconstitutional in whole; and - whether certain...more

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Supreme Court Limits Federal Court Jurisdiction to Vacate or Confirm Arbitration Awards

In an 8-1 decision, the United States Supreme Court recently held in Badgerow v. Walters that federal courts may not examine the substance of arbitration disputes to establish federal question jurisdiction under Sections 9...more

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Insurer Implications As 3 Climate Suits Return To State Courts

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After years of litigation over the proper venue for climate change lawsuits, several federal courts of appeal have recently sent those cases to state courts across the nation, where they are now set to move forward. This...more

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Look At Me, Not Through Me: Supreme Court Limits Federal Jurisdiction for Post-Arbitration Award Petitions

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On 31 March 2022, the United States Supreme Court in Badgerow v. Walters limited federal subject matter jurisdiction over post-arbitration award petitions under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) §§ 9 and 10. After years of...more

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No Breach of Contract Where Company Disclosed Its Own Non-Public Information

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a trade secret lawsuit against a consultant that allegedly failed to prevent its client from disclosing its own proprietary information...more

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Supreme Court Narrows Subject Matter Jurisdiction in Arbitration

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On March 31, 2022, the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision regarding federal courts’ subject matter jurisdiction to confirm, vacate, or modify arbitral awards under Sections 9 and 10 of the Federal...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Supreme Court Limits Federal Jurisdiction over Arbitration Awards

Last week in Badgerow v. Walters, the United States Supreme Court held in an 8-1 decision that under the Federal Arbitration Act, a federal court cannot consider an underlying dispute to determine whether it has federal...more

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Petitions to Confirm or Vacate Arbitration Awards Cannot Be Brought In Federal Court Simply Because...

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that, unlike petitions to compel arbitration, petitions to confirm or vacate an arbitration award cannot be brought in federal court simply because the underlying dispute involves a federal...more

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Supreme Court’s New Arbitration Ruling: Limits Federal Jurisdiction For Confirming or Challenging Arbitration Awards Under the FAA

On March 31, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Badgerow v. Walters, No 20-1143, addressing when federal courts have jurisdiction to rule on motions to confirm, modify, or vacate arbitration...more

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Through the Looking Glass: Courts Cannot “Look Through” Arbitration Motion to Establish Jurisdiction

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In a nearly unanimous opinion, the United States Supreme Court recently held in Badgerow v. Walters that a district court cannot “look through” to the underlying controversy in order to support jurisdiction to decide a motion...more

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The Vote is In, FAA Sections 9 And 10 Do Not Provide “Look-Through” Jurisdiction to Confirm or Modify Arbitral Awards

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Our prior blog articles predicted that the outcome in Badgerow v. Walters, No. 20-1143, might turn on whether the plain text of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) or its purposes would prevail. See our June 16 and Nov. 9, 2021...more

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Federal Jurisdiction Limited When Confirming or Setting Aside Domestic Arbitration Awards

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In a recent decision involving arbitration, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal courts do not have subject-matter jurisdiction to confirm or vacate a domestic arbitration award under Sections 9 and 10 of the Federal...more

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Court Holds Plaintiffs Are Precluded from Asserting New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Claims in Federal Court

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In a series of significant recent decisions, Judge Pamela K. Chen of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, held that federal courts lack jurisdiction to hear claims alleging violations of New York’s wage...more

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Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals: We lack jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act to review sua sponte remand order.

On March 9, 2022, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals denied a petition for permission to appeal an order remanding a case removed to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”). In its ruling denying the...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Revisiting the Supreme Court’s 2020 Decision in Acevedo Barring Entry of Nunc Pro Tunc Orders: How to Ensure Your Employment and...

In 2020, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Archdiocese of San Juan v. Acevedo Feliciano, 140 S. Ct. 696 (2020) strictly limiting the ability of federal courts to enter orders nunc pro tunc[GF1]....more

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SCOTUS: No Look-Through Jurisdiction for Arbitration Confirmation or Vacatur

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The U.S. Supreme Court held March 31, 2022, that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) does not allow federal courts to “look through” to the dispute underlying an arbitration to establish jurisdiction to confirm or vacate an...more

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WOTUS: What to Watch For in 2022

In 2022, the on-going debate will continue over the hotly contested definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), a phrase that determines the scope of federal jurisdiction over streams, wetlands and other waterbodies...more

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Gavel to Gavel: Case Could Affect Agency Jurisdiction

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Pending before the U.S. Supreme Court is a case with broad implications for the Environmental Protection Agency’s power and agency power more broadly. The case, West Virginia v. EPA, focuses on the Obama administration’s...more

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Prosecutors Embrace Criminal AML Charges in Corruption Cases

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Federal prosecutors enjoy flipping through the United States Criminal Code, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq., to pick out tools to charge defendants.  Over the last ten years, DOJ’s reliance on criminal charges in FCPA cases has...more

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McGirt Uncertainty Extends to Federal Environmental Regulations in Indian Country

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In July 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court decided McGirt v. Oklahoma, in which it held the Muscogee (Creek) Nation was never disestablished by Congress and therefore remains “Indian country” under federal law for purposes of...more

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The EPA and the Corps of Engineers Propose Another Revised Definition of “Waters of the United States”

On December 7, 2021, the most recent proposed revision to the Clean Water Act’s term, “Waters of the United States” was published in the Federal Register. (See 86 FR 69372.) Comments on this proposal must be submitted by...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Just as EPA Was Fixing Wetlands Rules, Along Come the Sacketts . . . Again

The Idaho family that upended the Obama administration’s wetlands regime in the Supreme Court is back, much to the dismay of the Biden administration. On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a surprise order agreeing to review,...more

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Supreme Court Takes Up Clean Water Act Case, May Settle ‘WOTUS’ Definition

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On January 24th, the U.S. Supreme Court granted Certiorari in Sackett, Michael, et ux. v. EPA, et al. on the limited question of “[w]hether the Ninth Circuit set forth the proper test for determining whether wetlands are...more

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