American businesses, especially those whose securities are publicly traded on exchanges in the U.S. capital markets, know full well that their shareholding owners may sue them for mismanagement and also for failing to be frank about performance and/or risks. Adding to potential shareholder claims, among other things, are environmental pollution, sexual misconduct, and breaches of cybersecurity.» Read More
The below post is written by guest author Elena Bassan, an attorney with the Italian law firm Studio Bassan.
Today, we comment on a ruling of the Supreme Court of Cassazione (no. 3692 of 15 February 2018) concerning a product reported to be allegedly defective due to its content of heavy metals (nickel).» Read More
Yesterday, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Dugan v. TGI Fridays, Inc. __ N.J. __ (2017). The opinion, which you can read here, provides a good summary of the most recent law governing class certification in New Jersey. » Read More
The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform just released its 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States. Sometimes this information can be useful to help a business decide where to locate, where to do business (or not), and where to litigate. » Read More