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Conditional Pricing Practices in the U.S. Spotlight
Kathryn M. Fenton,J. Bruce McDonald,David P. Wales, July 11, 2014
On June 23, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) hosted a one day workshop to explore the economic and legal implications of conditional pricing practices such as loyalty discounts, market share...
Supreme Court Decision in Halliburton II Affords Welcome Tool to Defendants
Michael L. Davitt,N. Scott Fletcher,William S. Freeman,Robert W. Gaffey,Peter J. Romatowski, July 1, 2014
On June 23, the United States Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317 ("Halliburton II"), ruling that defendants may defeat class certification in securities fraud cases if they show that alleged misrepresentations...
GoDaddy.com, LLC v. Toups—A Texas Appellate Court Draws on Iqbal/Twombly to Apply the New Texas Rule on Motions to Dismiss
Thomas F. Allen,N. Scott Fletcher,Jeffrey L. Mills,Elizabeth G. Myers, May 16, 2014
Historically, disposing of groundless claims at the pleading stage in Texas trial courts has been difficult. Absent clear grounds for dismissal based on jurisdiction, limitations, or other legal doctrines, defendants generally filed an answer, engaged in discovery, and moved for summary judgment as...
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