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Sovereign Immunity, Absolute Immunity, Qualified Immunity, Use Immunity, Transaction Immunity and Qualified Privilege claims that may be advanced by public officers and employees involved in litigation and, or, administrative hearings

Sovereign Immunity, Absolute Immunity, Qualified Immunity, Use Immunity, Transaction Immunity and Qualified Privilege claims that may be advanced by public officers and employees involved in litigation and, or, administrative hearingsBelow is an example of the material posted on NYPPL. However, to … Continue reading

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Chinese Company’s Use of Foreign Sovereign Immunity Defense Linked to FTAIA Standard for “Direct” Impact on U.S. Commerce

On February 1, 2018, the Northern District of California court handling the sprawling In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation[1] (“CRT”) declined to enter a default judgment against related Chinese defendants, finding the companies had made a sufficient showing … Continue reading

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Pay-to-Play for Sovereign Immunity? A New Strategy Employed by Drug Patent Holders

By Seth Parent In May the Supreme Court decided TC Heartland, requiring patent infringement claims be brought where the defendant either “resides” or has an “established place of business” (rather than in the notoriously patent-holder friendly Eastern District of Texas). … Continue reading

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Proposed: Sovereign Immunity for Big Media

Having heard that a House-version of "Protect IP" was introduced last week, I made a quick check to see if this bill also contained a provision outsourcing judicial functions to private corporations. Sure enough, it does. Here's the relevant text, … Continue reading

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Credit Rating Agencies, the Sovereign Debt Crisis and Competition Law

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Nicolas Petit, University of Liege explores Credit Rating Agencies, the Sovereign Debt Crisis and Competition Law. ABSTRACT: This paper explores the possibility of remedial intervention against the credit rating oligopoly under the competition rules. To… … Continue reading

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