Supreme Court issues decision permitting securities class actions alleging exclusively federal securities claims to proceed in state courts

U.S. Supreme Court
March 20, 2018
ISSUES: Securities Class Actions, Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act (SLUSA), Jurisdiction & Procedure

Victory in business community’s challenge to FCC’s 2015 order on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
March 16, 2018
ISSUES: Administrative Law & Government Litigation, TCPA, Punitive Damages & Remedies, Privacy & Cybersecurity

Ninth Circuit rejects federal due process challenge to district attorney's use of contingency-fee counsel to enforce California Unfair Competition Law

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
March 15, 2018
ISSUES: Contingency Fee Arrangements, Jurisdiction & Procedure, Administrative Law & Government Litigation

Fifth Circuit strikes down DOL Fiduciary Rule, finds in favor of plaintiffs

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
March 15, 2018
ISSUES: DOL, Benefits & Compensation, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

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