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Dismissal Motion Denied in Sexual Misconduct-Related Securities Suit

One of the things that has happened in the wake of revelations of high-profile sexual misconduct as part of the #MeToo movement has been the rise of D&O litigation following after the revelations. However, this type of sexual misconduct follow-on … Continue reading

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Summary Judgment and Wrongful Dismissal

Ontario rules of court allow for a motion to be made to the court seeking a final judgment. This avoids the need for a traditional trial. The case is then based on affidavit evidence submitted by both parties. It is … Continue reading

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Dismissal for misconduct cannot be based (solely) on anonymous reports

Anonymous reports have been mistrusted for a number of years in France, for historical reasons. While anonymity enables individuals to raise their voice more openly, without being the targets of retaliation measures, it can also drift into slander. This explains … Continue reading

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GSS Data Services, Inc. and Wilmington Trust Company win dismissal of law firm's suit brought against them in New York over NCSLT-related legal work

New York state court grants dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction in favor of GSS Data Services, Inc. and Wilmington Trust Company in attorney fee fight related to legal squabble over National Collegiate Student Loan Trust ownership and control in … Continue reading

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Brooklyn DA to Consent to Dismissal of Many Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn DA announces new policy to consent to the dismissal of many marijuana convictions from Kings County–thousands of convictions could be erased.  Details are sketchy yet, but here is what we know so far…The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office announced this … Continue reading

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