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Antitrust Law Daily
  • July 29, 2014

    In a dispute between wind turbine maker Gamesa and Outland Renewable Energy--a provider of operation and maintenance (O&M) services for Gamesa's wind turbines, Outland's federal antitrust counterclaims supported federal court jurisdiction over its

  • July 28, 2014

    Lloyds Banking Group will pay almost $370 million to three regulators to avoid further criminal and civil litigation over its attempts to manipulate the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) from 2006 to 2009. Lloyds will pay £105 million (approxima

Banking & Finance Law Daily
  • July 29, 2014

    Pointing out that the facts alleged in a complaint are what matter, not the legal theories that are advanced, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has kept alive a homeowner's suit against a mortgage servicer for failing to come through

  • July 28, 2014

    In an apparent effort to defuse some of the criticism that has been aimed at "Operation Choke Point," the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has attempted to "clarify" its concerns over bank relationships with third-party payment processor

Employment Law Daily
  • July 31, 2014

    By Ronald Miller, J.D. A union’s strategy of targeting organizations that had made arrangements to reserve large blocks of rooms or spaces with a hotel in the hopes that they would cancel their plans may have crossed the line into unlawful secondary boycott activity, ruled the Seventh Circuit. While a number of the incidents complained of [...]

  • July 31, 2014

    By Lisa Milam-Perez, J.D. The FAA Authorization Act does not preempt California’s UCL claims against a trucking company that allegedly misclassified its drivers as independent contractors, a unanimous California Supreme Court has ruled. The UCL action was not related to the company’s price, route, or service “with respect to the transportation” of property, and the underlying [...]

Health Law Daily
  • July 29, 2014

    Since 2010, 8.2 million Medicare recipients have saved $11.5 billion on prescription drugs thanks to one provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-148). By closing the "donut hole"--a gap in coverage that requir

  • July 28, 2014

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Jeff Miller (R. Fla.), chairs of the Veterans Affairs Committees of the U.S. Senate and House, respectively, announced a compromise that they say would let the VA "put an immediate halt" to the de

  • July 25, 2014

    The Second Circuit sided with the FDA in a dispute over when the FDA is required to withdraw approval for a drug's use after the FDA has identified the use as being unsafe. The challenge, brought by a group of advocacy organizations, alleged that t

Health Reform
Insurance Law Daily
IP Law Daily
  • July 29, 2014

    The ornamental design of an accessory sold by Amazon.com for use in charging its Kindle e-reader devices did not infringe a design patent held by charger manufacturer Voltstar Technologies, Inc., the federal district court in Chicago has decided (Vol

  • July 28, 2014

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit lacked jurisdiction to hear an appeal by the Independent Producers Group (IPG) of the Copyright Royalty Board's 2013 approval of the final distribution of the royalty fund for 1998 that provides paymen

Products Liability Law Daily
Securities Regulation Daily
  • July 29, 2014

    In a case watched closely by the business community and regulators for its possible impact on the SEC's conflict minerals rule, the D.C. Circuit has held that the Supreme Court's Zauderer opinion can embrace country of origin food labeling rule

  • July 28, 2014

    Lloyds Banking Group will pay almost $370 million to three regulators to avoid further criminal and civil litigation over its attempts to manipulate the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) from 2006 to 2009. Lloyds will pay £105 million (approxima

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