Tag Archives: Actions

Cyan Makes SLUSA Removal Proponents Feel Blue: Supreme Court Holds That Securities Act of 1933 Class Actions Can Stay in State Court

On March 20, the Supreme Court reached two holdings important to securities litigators. First, the Court held that the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (“SLUSA”) did not strip state courts of their ability to adjudicate class actions under … Continue reading

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White House Releases Memorandum on Actions against China

President Trump has released his directions to the United States Trade Representative concerning China.  In the Presidential Memorandum on the Actions by the United States related to the 301 Investigation, the President states: First, China uses foreign ownership restrictions, including … Continue reading

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California Court Finds Parking Lot Owner Not Liable for Aggressive Driver’s Actions

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a California car accident case involving the aggressive actions of a third party and how they can affect a defendant’s liability. Ultimately, the court concluded that the unpredictable … Continue reading

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Measuring Common Claims About Class Actions

Joanna C. Schwartz, The Cost of Suing Business, 65 DePaul L. Rev. 655 (2016). Nora Freeman Engstrom Joanna C. Schwartz’s 2016 article, The Cost of Suing Business, comes out of the Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy at … Continue reading

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Law Commission of Ontario Consultation Paper on Class Actions

The Law Commission of Ontario has published a consultation paper on class actions. From the press release: "The LCO review is the most comprehensive assessment of Ontario’s Class Proceedings Act since it came into force more than 25 years. Since … Continue reading

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