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HTMLNew Updated FTC Care Labeling Rules: “Do’s and Don’ts”
Theodore C. Max, Gregg Re'; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) enforces federal labeling requirements that require manufacturers, importers, sellers and distributors of certain textile and wool clothing to accurately label their products. For example, FTC rules require that manufacturers indicate the country of...

 

HTMLFur Flies and West Hollywood (“WeHo”) Fur Ban Is Upheld By Federal Court
Jordan Grushkin, Theodore C. Max; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 3, 2014
West Hollywood, California’s controversial law banning the sale of fur within city limits survived a legal challenge by a luxury retailer last month. A federal court dismissed the action brought by Mayfair House Inc., a retailer that sells high-end clothing products, including products made...

 

HTMLLaches, 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;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
In 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...

 

HTMLCrowdfunding 2.0?
John R. Hempill, Lauren Lewis; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
On October 24, 2013, the Securities Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) published proposed rules (Release Nos. 33-9470; 34-70741) to permit companies to offer and sell securities through “regulation” crowdfunding as proposed in the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the...

 

HTMLUndocumented Workers May Pursue Claims Under California’s FEHA, So Says The California Supreme Court
Gregg A. Fisch, Dorna Moini; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 11, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014
On June 26, 2014, in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co., the California Supreme Court held that undocumented immigrants who fraudulently obtained employment still may pursue retaliation and discrimination claims under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). In its decision, the Court also...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Overturns District Court’s Rejection of SEC-Citigroup Fraud Settlement
Manuel F. Gomez, Jeff Kern; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 10, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
In a closely-watched decision involving judicial review of agency settlements, the Unites States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated United States District Court Judge Jed Rakoff’s 2011 order rejecting a proposed $285 million settlement between the Securities and Exchange...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Decision Gives More Latitude to Defeat Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuits Prior to Class Certification
Steven O. Kramer, Jonathan D. Moss, John P. Stigi; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 10, 2014, previously published on June 25, 2014
In Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317, -- S Ct. --, 2014 WL 2807181 (U.S. June 23, 2014), the United States Supreme Court refused to overturn the landmark decision Basic v. Levinson, but ruled that securities class action defendants may rebut the fraud-on-the-market presumption...

 

HTMLNew EEOC Guidelines Regarding Employers’ Obligations With Respect to Background Checks and Accommodation of Religious Dress and Grooming Practices
Robert Mussig; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 25, 2014
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently announced new guidelines that may impact the way employers conduct background checks and accommodate religious dress and grooming practices.

 

HTMLTop 5 Actions to Consider for the New York Not-for-Profit Law Overhaul Effective on July 1
Jay Gerzog, Tamar Rosenberg; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on July 2, 2014
On July 1, 2014, the New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act (the “Act”) took effect. The Act is the most significant modification of New York’s Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (the “NPCL”) in approximately 40 years.

 

HTMLHigh Rates of Unhealthy Enrollees in ACA Exchanges
Lynsey Mitchel; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on July 1, 2014
Perhaps putting added pressure on insurers as they prepare to set rates for 2015, new evidence suggests that people enrolled in health plans under the Affordable Care Act have higher rates of serious health conditions than those with other coverage. As The Wall Street Journal reported, this...

 


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