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Revisiting “Sham” as a Ground for Piercing the Corporate Veil

[Ashwin Murthy and Sathvik Chandrasekhar are 4th year students from NALSAR University of Law] The doctrine of piercing the corporate veil was clarified in India with the landmark case of Balwant Rai Saluja v Air India (2013), recognising that the veil should rarely … Continue reading

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Former Pennsylvania Nurse Practitioner Gets Six Years in Prison for Sham Mental Health Facility

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 11, 2018, a former nurse practitioner in Pennsylvania was sentenced to six years in prison for passing off unlicensed people, including … Continue reading

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“Sham” Citizen Petition Case Opinion Calls FTC’s Litigation Authority Into Question

By Jennifer M. Thomas — Last February we reported on FTC v. Shire ViroPharma, in which the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took the relatively unusual (although not unprecedented) step of suing a brand drug company for anti-competitive use of the … Continue reading

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Ohio Federal District Court Rules That HUDs Sham Joint Venture Guidelines Are Unconstitutional

In a decision that was handed down on June 30, 2010, a United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio has ruled that HUDs sham joint venture guidelines, as contained in HUDs RESPA Statement of Policy 1996-2 (the "Policy … Continue reading

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Cold Comfort for West in “Sham” Treatise Pocket Part Ruling

In a federal lawsuit, law profs David Rudovsky (Pennsylvania) and Leonard Sosnov (Widener Law School) claimed that the December 2008 pocket part to their book, Pennsylvania Criminal Procedure — Law, Commentary and Forms (West Publishing) was so poorly researched that… … Continue reading

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