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In New Article, Neal Marder And Kelly Handschumacher Examine Ethical Issues In Class Action Litigation
The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation has published the article "Legal Ethics Considerations in Class Action Litigation," written by Neal Marder and Kelly Handschumacher
United States
5 Nov 2019
One Text Message Not Enough For TCPA Lawsuit
Not every unsolicited text message provides an offended party the ability to sue under the TCPA, the Eleventh Circuit ruled.
United States
14 Oct 2019
11th Circuit Holds That Single Unwanted Text Message Does Not Confer Standing
In Salcedo v. Hanna, the court found that a single text message sent in alleged violation of the TCPA does not result in concrete injury required by Article III.
United States
6 Sep 2019
California Supreme Court Revises Ascertainability Prerequisite To Class Certification
In a significant ruling this week, the California Supreme Court addressed the extent to which a proposed class must be ascertainable to be certified for class treatment under section 382 of the California Code of Civil Procedure.
United States
8 Aug 2019
Critical Considerations For Compliance With The FCRA
These days, companies conducting background checks on job applicants have a lot to think about.
United States
1 Jul 2019
An EU Approach To Class Action Litigation
Multinational corporations operating in the United States and abroad encounter complex and dispositive legal frameworks that govern not only substantive rights
United States
19 Jun 2019
En Banc 9th Circuit Holds Class Action Certification Is Different For Settlement Classes
Fifty-six actions were brought against Hyundai and Kia arising from alleged misstatements regarding the fuel efficiency of their vehicles in advertisements and car window stickers.
United States
19 Jun 2019
A U.S.-Style Regime For Class Action Litigation Looms Large In The EU
Multinational corporations operating in the United States and abroad encounter complex and dispositive legal frameworks that govern not only substantive rights...
11 Jun 2019
Apple Inc. v. Pepper: The Supreme Court Chips Away At Illinois Brick, Allowing iPhone Users To Sue Apple For Monopolizing iPhone Apps
The U.S. Supreme Court split 5-4 on how to apply Illinois Brick's prohibition on federal indirect purchaser lawsuits to a case ...
United States
6 Jun 2019
A Fresh Approach To No-Poach Provisions In Franchise Agreements
On March 7, 2019, the DOJ formally weighed in on a debate percolating in the courts regarding the appropriate standard for evaluating no-poach agreements implemented by franchisors.
United States
15 Apr 2019
Supreme Court Confirms Standing Requirements Apply At All Stages Of Litigation
On March 20, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated the 9th Circuit's approval of a class settlement and remanded the case for determination.
United States
4 Apr 2019
Podcast: Retail Industry Outlook: Risks And Rewards
In this episode, partners and Akin Gump retail initiative co-leaders Gregory Knopp and Meredith Slawe discuss the retail sector, its promises and its pitfalls.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Third Circuit Rejects Consumer Claim Of Injury-In-Fact Based On An Alleged Risk Of Harm
On March 8, 2019, a panel of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion affirming the dismissal of a putative class action under the Fair and Accurate Credit
United States
21 Mar 2019
Shoptalk 2019 - The Transformation Of Retail On Full Display
"I sleep like a baby . . . I wake up every two hours crying." - Jim Donald, President & CEO of Albertsons when interviewed at Shoptalk about how he deals with the pace of certain competitors.
United States
19 Mar 2019
U.S. Supreme Court: Rule 23(f)'s Deadline To Petition For Interlocutory Appeal Of Class Certification Rulings Cannot Be Equitably Tolled
On February 26, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court in Nutraceutical Corp. v. Lambert, No. 17-1094, unanimously held that Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f)'s 14-day deadline for allowing parties to seek permission for interlocutory review of decisions.
United States
13 Mar 2019
Second Circuit And New York Appellate Division Decisions Affirm Pro-Arbitration Policies
In Deasang Corp. v. NutraSweet Co., the Appellate Division overturned a ruling by a lower court vacating an arbitral award on the ground that the arbitral panel ...
United States
8 Feb 2019
Rosenbach v. Six Flags - Illinois Supreme Court Takes Expansive View Of Statutory Standing Under The Biometric Information Privacy Act
On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a decision interpreting the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) in the Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp. appeal.
United States
1 Feb 2019
Ninth Circuit Determines That Absence Of Federal Guidance Is No Bar To ADA Claims Challenging Websites And Mobile Apps
The 9th Circuit held that, because a website and mobile app were auxiliary services of a place of public accommodation, they were required to be ADA-compliant.
United States
30 Jan 2019
Ninth Circuit Invalidates Local Rule Requiring Class Certification Motions To Be Brought Within 90 Days
Central District of California Local Rule 23-3 requires plaintiffs to file a motion for class action certification within 90 days of service of the complaint.
United States
17 Jan 2019
FCC Approves Order Addressing Reassigned Number Database And Accompanying Safe Harbor
Companies across industries have been facing TCPA litigation based upon calls and text messages to reassigned telephone numbers.
United States
18 Dec 2018
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