Tag Archives: holds

Guest Post: Second Circuit Holds Defendants’ Fraud-on-the-Market Presumption Rebuttal Need Not Be Conclusive

In the following guest post, attorneys from the Paul Weiss law firm take a look at the Second Circuit’s January 12, 2018 decision in Arkansas Teacher Retirement System v. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (here), in which the appellate court vacated … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SEC holds inaugural meeting of its Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee

By Jacquelyn LumbSEC Chairman Jay Clayton welcomed members to the inaugural meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (FIMSAC) and welcomed new commissioners Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce who were sworn in this morning. Clayton said it is … Continue reading

Posted in Securities Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Second District Holds Melrose Triangle Project EIR’s Alternatives Analysis and Responses to Comments Comply with CEQA, Upholds City of West Hollywood’s Findings Rejecting Historic Building Preservation Alternative as Infeasible

In an opinion filed on November 30, and belatedly ordered published on December 22, 2017, the Second District Court of Appeal, Division 1, affirmed the trial court’s judgment denying all CEQA challenges asserted by plaintiff/appellant Los Angeles Conservancy (“Conservancy”) to … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NAS Emerging Science Committee Holds Workshop on Genome Editing Tools

By Lynn L. Bergeson and Margaret R. Graham On January 10-11, 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NAS) Standing Committee on Use of Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions (ESEHD) convened a workshop entitled “The Promise of … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Law | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wyoming Supreme Court holds that Agent under Power of Attorney had authority to consent to arbitration in nursing home admission contract

  It is not uncommon for nursing home admissions contracts to include provisions requiring the resident to consent to binding arbitration of any dispute. In this recent case in Wyoming, the question was the enforceability of an optional arbitration clause. … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment