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|Shedding Light on CFIUS: Appeals Court Holds That CFIUS Review Lacks Constitutional Due Process|
Mark L. Jensen, J. Scott Maberry, Robert L. Magielnicki, Thaddeus Rogers McBride, Brian D. Weimer; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014In a stunning ruling issued on July 15, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) and the subsequent unwinding of the investment deprived the foreign investor of due process under the 5th...
|Ninth Circuit Thinks Inside the Bun, Applies Traditional Agency Principles To Dismiss Putative TCPA Class Action Claims Against Taco Bell Corp.|
J. Aaron George, Paul A. Werner; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014In Thomas v. Taco Bell Corp., No. 12-56458 (9th Cir. July 2, 2014) the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that Taco Bell, one defendant in a putative class action lawsuit alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227, could not be...
|Laches, Statutes of Limitations and Raging Bull: The Supreme Court Re-Emphasizes The Pitfalls Of Delay In Copyright Cases|
Edwin Komen, Dylan J. Price; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
July 15, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014In Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., 572 U.S. -- (2014), the United States Supreme Court addressed the role that the equitable defense of laches - i.e., a plaintiff’s unreasonable and prejudicial delay in commencing suit - plays in relation to a claim of copyright infringement filed...
|The Supreme Court’s Ruling in Hobby Lobby that Closely Held, For-Profit Companies Should Receive Religious Exemptions From ObamaCare’s Conception Mandate Likely Will Have Little Practical Impact Immediately in the Employment Arena|
Gregg A. Fisch, Nick Schnermann; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 30, 2014On June 30, 2014, the US Supreme Court decided the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. in a 5-4 decision along partisan lines. The Court ruled that closely held, for-profit companies are entitled to certain religious freedom protections from generally applicable regulations that violate the...
|U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community et al.|
Christine L. Swanick, Wilda Wahpepah; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 27, 2014The U.S. Supreme Court (“Court”) issued a 5-4 decision today in a case with implications for Tribal-State relations and the resolution of disputes under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, 25 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq. (“IGRA”). The Court in Michigan v. Bay Mills...
|Pennsylvania Appellate Court Finds Uniform Written Obligations Act Inapplicable to Covenants Not to Compete|
Karin Hunter Johnson; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 4, 2014In a case of first impression, the Pennsylvania Superior Court (one of Pennsylvania’s two state appellate courts) recently issued a ruling in Socko v. Mid-Atlantic Systems of CPA, Inc. (“Socko”), 1223 MDA 2013 (May 13, 2014), clarifying that compliance with Pennsylvania’s...
|Once More Unto the Breach: the FCC Calls for Comments on Revamping Net Neutrality Regulations|
Douglas A. "Drew" Svor, Brian D. Weimer, Paul A. Werner; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014Following the D.C. Circuit’s decision in Verizon v. FCC, which struck down several key elements of the Federal Communication Commission’s 2010 Open Internet Order, the Commission yesterday released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that initiated a renewed effort to foster and...
|Some Interesting Numbers Regarding Merger Review: The Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2013|
Robert L. Magielnicki; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 22, 2014The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”) requires that proposed acquisitions of voting securities, assets or non-corporate interests meeting certain criteria be reported to the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and the Antitrust Division of...
|“They’re Here” - What You Need to Know Now About the Chilling New DoD Counterfeit Parts Rule ... and its NASA “Spinoff”|
Alexander W. Major; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014If you are a contractor that interacts with both the Department of Defense and “electronic parts,” it is time to grab the caffeinated beverage of your choice, crack open 79 FR 26,092, and begin the bone-tingling read that is sure to keep many supply chain managers up at night....
|What’s New Out There? Highlights from the Federal Register|
Townsend L. Bourne; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014The Department of Defense issued a final rule on May 6, 2014 that sets forth contractor responsibilities related to the detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronic parts, including the obligation to report counterfeit or suspected counterfeit electronic parts.