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  • Blog: C-Suite Compensation Center2020 Proxy Season and Compensatory Thoughts from ISSPosted on January 10, 2020 by Anthony J. Eppert
    To help issuers prepare for the upcoming proxy season, and as a follow-up to our prior post entitled “Compensation Considerations for the 2020 Proxy Season,” we are hosting a FREE webinar entitled “Upcoming Proxy Season: Compensatory Thoughts from ISS (an Annual Program)” on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Central [Register... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Antitrust Update2019 Pharmaceutical Antitrust Round-Up: A Year in Pay for Delay [Part 2]Posted on January 6, 2020 by William F. Cavanaugh, Jr., Melissa R. Ginsberg, Amy N. Vegari, Ph.D.
    Yesterday we discussed 2019’s most significant developments in challenges to reverse-payment settlements.  Today we continue our analysis of recent trends in pharmaceutical antitrust actions with a discussion of cases addressing class certification requirements in the reverse-payment context. Class Certification Rulings Courts in 2019 addressed Rule 23(b)(3)’s predominance requirement in connection with class damages in antitrust [...]
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  • Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCryptocurrency and Blockchain Litigation Trends and PredictionsPosted on January 3, 2020 by Alexandra Droz
    As cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have expanded, so too have regulatory scrutiny and ensuing litigation. The lack of a uniformly applicable regulatory framework–particularly regarding whether virtual currencies constitute securities subject to the federal securities laws and registration requirements–has led to confusion and uncertainty. Recently filed “fintech” actions are poised to establish precedent in this novel... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportOCC Seeks Comment as Part of New Rulemaking to Clarify “Valid When Made” DoctrinePosted on November 26, 2019 by Lauren E. Quigley
    On Monday, November 18, 2019, the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (“OCC”) announced that it is seeking public comment on a proposed rule to clarify the “valid when made” doctrine in the wake of a decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Madden v. Midland Funding, that undermined and...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: Banking on This: Spilman Mortgage & Consumer Banking ReportFDCPA Violations Begin When the Violation OccursPosted on May 17, 2018 by Spilman Administrator
    On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit departed from opinions issued by the Fourth and Ninth Circuits in ruling that violations of the FDCPA begin to run when the violation occurs. In Rotkiske v. Klemm, et al., plaintiff Rotkiske sued a law firm that, in 2009, had obtained a default […]
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