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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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Tezos ICO Securities Suit Dismissal Motion Denial Addresses Key Threshold Issues

As I have previously noted, the dramatic recent rise in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and in transactions involving cryptocurrencies generally has been accompanied by a number of securities class action lawsuits alleging, among other things, that the digital currencies’ issuers … Continue reading

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Third Circuit Affirms False Claims Act Dismissal Based on Reasonable Interpretation

By JP Ellison & Alan M. Kirschenbaum — In United States of America ex rel Streck v. Allergan Inc., a federal False Claims Act (FCA) case alleging that several pharmaceutical manufacturers knowingly calculated false Average Manufacturer Prices (AMPs) that affected … Continue reading

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Dismissal Motion Denied in ExxonMobil Climate Change-Related Securities Suit

As I noted when it was filed in 2016, the securities class action lawsuit investors filed against ExxonMobil and certain of its executives represented something of a milestone as it was the first securities class action lawsuit of which I … Continue reading

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