Antitrust Law Daily
  • October 6, 2015

    A $656,000 civil penalty announced today against billionaire businessman Len Blavatnik should serve as a warning for those considering an acquisition of voting securities without conducting a Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act review of the transaction. The

  • October 5, 2015

    Kicking off its new term today, the U.S. Supreme Court avoided taking up a number of cases raising antitrust and trade regulation issues. Most notably, the City of San Jose was unable to persuade the Court to consider the continuing value of the 92-y

Banking & Finance Law Daily
  • October 6, 2015

    Did the Equal Credit Opportunity Act give the Federal Reserve Board the authority to adopt a regulatory definition of "applicant" that includes persons who are required to guarantee credit extended to their spouses? Questions posed by the Supreme

  • October 5, 2015

    Claims under a New York law that provides private civil remedies for identity theft victims are not necessarily preempted by the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has decided. As long as the claims do not con

Employment Law Daily
  • October 8, 2015

    By Lisa Milam-Perez, J.D. The Supreme Court heard oral argument October 6 in a consumer arbitration dispute that has important implications for labor and employment class actions. At issue in DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia (Dkt. 14-462) is whether a California appeals court erred when it refused to enforce a consumer arbitration agreement with a class action [...]

  • October 8, 2015

    By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D. Although Volvo granted an employee more than 900 days of military leave during her six and a half years of employment and did not directly discipline her for those absences, a jury could infer that her discharge for other instances of tardiness was motivated by her supervisors’ long-standing frustration about her frequent [...]

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Securities Regulation Daily
  • October 6, 2015

    The House was poised to vote on a raft of bills that includes a few items for the securities world. One bill that tells the SEC to do more to streamline and modernize its disclosure rules passed under a suspension of the rules. But another bill that

  • October 5, 2015

    The Supreme Court has declined to review the Second Circuit's ruling in U.S. v. Newman. The opinion limited some insider trading prosecutions in the Second Circuit and may eventually influence courts outside that circuit's reach. In its petition,

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