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December 10, 2018

Supreme Court grants cert. petition in veterans benefits case addressing Seminole Rock and Auer deference

December 7, 2018

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief arguing Ninth Circuit should grant rehearing en banc in decades-long Alien Tort Statute litigation against domestic corporation to reverse panel decision that conflicts with Supreme Court precedent in Kiobel and Jesner 

December 6, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief encouraging the Supreme Court to grant cert. and hold that a domestic securities transaction is a necessary—but not sufficient—basis for applying U.S. securities laws when all other relevant conduct occurred overseas

December 3, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court vacates Fifth Circuit opinion with instructions to reconsider landowner’s claims that the government unlawfully designated land as “critical habitat” for endangered species

December 3, 2018

U.S. Chamber joins coalition amicus brief arguing Court of Appeal should affirm trial court’s judgment that California Section 17501’s prohibition against retailer advertising of price discounts is unconstitutional

November 30, 2018

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief arguing Second Circuit should affirm district court's judgment granting motion to dismiss Anti-Terrorism Act claims brought against domestic bank

November 29, 2018

U.S. Chamber and CalChamber file amicus letter brief in support of petition for review in California Supreme Court, urging court to grant review of court of appeal’s decision exposing insurance companies to massive civil monetary penalties

November 28, 2018

U.S. Chamber and coalition file amicus brief supporting FERC’s determination under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regarding the indirect environmental effects of certifying the construction and operation of a natural gas pipeline

November 28, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in California public-nuisance cases against energy companies urging Ninth Circuit to reverse district court’s remand order and accept federal jurisdiction

November 28, 2018

U.S. Chamber leads coalition amicus brief in Third Circuit in support of First Amendment challenge to City of Philadelphia ordinance prohibiting employers from asking prospective employees about pay history

November 27, 2018

Settlement reached in securities case addressing the PSLRA’s safe harbor for forward-looking statements

November 27, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Weyerhaeuser in challenge to government’s designation of private land as “critical” habitat under the Endangered Species Act

November 27, 2018

New York Court of Appeals affirms judgment in asbestos case in favor of Ford Motor Co. for lack of proof of causation

November 21, 2018

Divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court reverses victory for employer in data-breach litigation, holding economic-loss doctrine does not bar employees’ tort claims against employer for alleged injuries resulting from data breach

November 21, 2018

U.S. Chamber and coalition urge Ninth Circuit to reverse district court judgment permitting plaintiffs to bring common law suits to block rail shipments in contravention of Congress’s exclusive scheme of regulatory remedies for disputes over rail shipments

November 20, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in First Circuit, arguing that online arbitration agreements are enforceable

November 19, 2018

Supreme Court declines to review whether the National Bank Act preempts California’s state escrow interest law

November 16, 2018

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief arguing Eighth Circuit should affirm District Court’s judgment dismissing breach of fiduciary duty claims under ERISA relating to drop in employer’s share price

November 16, 2018

U.S. Chamber and coalition of business groups file amicus brief urging the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to require trial courts to apportion liability on a percentage, not per capita, basis as required by the Fair Share Act

November 16, 2018

Supreme Court grants cert. petition in Eleventh Circuit case concerning the statute of limitations for False Claims Act suits brought by qui tam relators