Antitrust Law Daily
  • November 23, 2015

    The federal district court in San Francisco has partially dismissed a complaint against the leading utility provider in northern California, finding that a competitor failed to sufficiently plead antitrust injury or foreclosed competition in support

  • November 20, 2015

    A repair and maintenance contract between a shipbuilder and a company that did not have the ability to do the repairs itself was not an attempt at monopolization prohibited by the Sherman Act, because no factual basis for the attempted monopolization

Banking & Finance Law Daily
Employment Law Daily
  • December 1, 2015

    By Brandi O. Brown, J.D. A 59-year-old attorney who was not interviewed for a job that was announced with a seven-year limit on experience may be able to show the limitation was a proxy for age, a federal district court in Illinois ruled, allowing the attorney’s disparate treatment claim to continue. However, the court dismissed his [...]

  • December 1, 2015

    By Lisa Milam-Perez, J.D. A hospital management company could not advance RICO and LMRA claims against the SEIU’s United Healthcare Workers-West arising from the union’s corporate campaign against the employer, a federal district court in California held. In a second lawsuit challenging the union’s aggressive efforts to unionize the company’s hospitals, the employer rehashed allegations that [...]

Health Law Daily
Health Reform
  • November 24, 2015

    The Final rule setting rates and requirements for the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) provides for a net reduction of 0.3 percent to the payments for many hospitals. The explains that the inpatient market basket increase was 2.4

  • November 24, 2015

    The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued proposed regulations that would enhance existing disability benefit claims procedures under Sec. 503 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). In issuing these proposed reg

Insurance Law Daily
IP Law Daily
  • November 23, 2015

    After a jury found that Blue Coat infringed five of six patents asserted by Finjan and awarded damages, the federal district court in San Jose has ruled on various issues that had not been submitted to the jury, including determining priority dates f

  • November 20, 2015

    In an interference proceeding involving a patent application filed by the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and three U.S. patents owned by the Carnegie Institution of Washington and the University of Massachusetts (c

Products Liability Law Daily
Securities Regulation Daily
  • November 23, 2015

    The Second Circuit's determination that Dodd-Frank protects employees who report misconduct internally won over the federal district court in St. Louis. Previously, the court had adopted the Fifth Circuit's reasoning in Asadi and dismissed the re

  • November 20, 2015

    The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) is calling on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to make several adjustments to its proposed funding portal rules, including mandating that portals use the Central Regi

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