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ExxonMobil’s AG Claims Are Dismissed — What a Shock!

Yesterday, Judge Valerie Caproni dismissed claims brought by ExxonMobil against New York Attorney General Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Healey.  Boiled down to their essence, ExxonMobil’s claims were that investigations by Schneiderman and Healey into the possibility that ExxonMobil had … Continue reading

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Employee's claim of constructive dismissal as a result of taking FMLA leave dismissed

Noting that the Doctrine of Constructive Discharge "is hard to prove," the court explained that the employee must show that  his or her working conditions were objectively intolerable and that his or her employer deliberately created those conditions in hopes … Continue reading

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New York City police officer who filed fabricated complaints with the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board dismissed from the department

New York City police officer who filed fabricated complaints with the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board dismissed from the departmentWilkyn Artileswas terminated from his position as a New York City police officer after he was found guilty of … Continue reading

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CFAA “Unauthorized Access” Web Scraping Claim against Ticket Broker Dismissed Because Revocation of Access Not Expressed in Cease and Desist Letter

A California district court issued an important opinion in a dispute between a ticket sales platform and a ticket broker that employed automated bots to purchase tickets in bulk. (Ticketmaster L.L.C. v. Prestige Entertainment, Inc., No. 17-07232 (C.D. Cal. Jan. … Continue reading

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Lawsuit by New York bank regulator over OCC fintech charter dismissed

Last month, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed the lawsuit brought last spring by the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) challenging the ability of the federal banking regulator, the Treasury Department’s … Continue reading

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