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HTML“Get Outta Here!”: The Court Of Appeals Finds that New York Judges May Sua Sponte Dismiss Cases on Forum Non Conveniens Grounds in Limited Circumstances
Brian B. Garrett; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014
In Mashreqbank PSC v. Ahmed Hamad Al Gosaibi & Bros. Co., 2014 N.Y. Slip Op. 02381, the New York Court of Appeals ruled that a court may sua sponte decide the issue of forum non conveniens so long as it allows the parties to brief and argue the matter. The Court of Appeals further found that...

 

HTMLNew York City Amends Its Human Rights Law to Extend Protection to Interns
Sean J. Kirby; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014
On April 15, 2014, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio signed into law an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) extending the protections from discrimination and harassment contained in the NYCHRL to both paid and unpaid interns. The amendment goes into effect on...

 

HTMLDoes A Consumer’s Exercise of a Rescission Right Mean that the Loan Is Automatically Rescinded? Perhaps Not, According to One Federal Court, If the Consumer Does Not Also File a Lawsuit for Rescission
Sherwin F. Root, David H. Sands, Shoshana A. Zimmerman; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014
In Baker v. Bank of America, N.A., No. 5:13-CV-92-F, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9578 (E.D.N.C. Jan. 27, 2014), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina held that even if a consumer timely exercises his or her right to rescind a loan transaction under the Truth in...

 

HTMLCommingling and Personal Piggy Bank Leads to Summary Judgment on Veil Piercing Claims
Molly Masenga, Amanda Zablocki; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014
In Webmediabrands, Inc. v. Latinvision, Inc., No. 601048/2010, the Supreme Court (J. Friedman) pierced the corporate veil at the summary judgment stage.

 

HTMLCSRC Issued New Drafts of Administrative Measures on Acquisition of Unlisted Public Companies for Public Comments
Xu Xiao; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 14, 2014
China Securities Regulatory Commission (the “CSRC”) issued a notice on May 9, 2014 to seek public comments for the Administrative Measures on the Acquisition of Unlisted Public Companies (Draft for Comment) (hereinafter referred to as the “Acquisition Measures“).

 

HTMLThe Push for Greater Transparency in Healthcare Continues
Ken Yood; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 14, 2014
Recently, CMS released the proposed fiscal year 2015 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rule for inpatient stays in long-term and general acute care hospitals.[1] Included among the regular updates to Medicare payment policies and rates are guidelines for compliance with the Affordable...

 

HTMLThe FTC Continues Its Focus on the Mobile Arena
Gregory P. Barbee; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission has recently focused its consumer protection efforts on the mobile arena, and particularly video game companies operating in that arena.

 

HTMLDelaware Court of Chancery Underscores Heightened Pleading Standard Necessary to Support a Claim for Breach of Fiduciary Duty In Connection With a Merger
Alejandro E. Moreno, John P. Stigi; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 12, 2014
In Houseman v. Sagerman, C.A. No. 8898-VCG, 2014 WL 1478511 (Del. Ch. Apr. 16, 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery (Glasscock, V.C.) granted, in part, a motion to dismiss filed by certain directors and the financial advisor of Universata, Inc. (“Universata” or the...

 

HTMLIn Michigan, CHE Trinity Health and Ascension Health Network come together in Together Health Network
Eric A. Klein, Rachel Landauer; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 19, 2014
Competitors CHE Trinity Health Michigan and Ascension Health Michigan recently announced the Together Health Network, LLC—a separate and jointly owned, statewide, clinically integrated health network.

 

HTMLPotential Risks of Healthcare Joint Ventures Between Insurance Companies and Hospitals
Charles L. Kreindler, Barbara E. Taylor; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 21, 2014
Healthcare joint ventures are nothing new. Since the mid-2000’s, physician-hospital ventures have been resurgent, notwithstanding the Office of Inspector General’s skepticism regarding the risk of fraud and abuse when investors are sources of referrals and the filing of numerous...

 


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