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Staffing Agencies Discriminated Against Latino Workers, Federal Agency Charged - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- East Coast Labor Solutions, East Coast Labor Solutions of West Virginia, Labor Solutions, and Labor Solutions of Alabama ("East Coast Labor"), four...

Federal Circuit Summary - Before Reyna, Taranto, and Chen. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Summary: Where the complexity and predictability of a claimed embodiment were disputed, summary judgment finding...

On March 28, 2019, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hear arguments from attorneys representing individual service members across the country and attorneys from 3M Company regarding whether claims against 3M for...

The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to take up review of a circuit court conflict regarding the jurisdictional reach of the Clean Water Act (“CWA”). On February 19, 2019, the Court partially granted a petition for writ of certiorari filed by the...

In a recent Bennett Jones Update—Property Tax Priorities in Alberta Insolvency Proceedings: Current Uncertainty—we discussed three recent decisions of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta that had addressed the question of the priority of municipal...

In the In re FirstEnergy Solutions Corporation bankruptcy cases, the court recently issued an opinion narrowing the number of situations in which a fixed-price supply agreement (used to hedge against rising input costs and constituting a “forward...

The Court of Appeal has considered the application of the "SAAMCO principle" in deciding the scope of an auditor's liability for negligent accounting advice (Manchester Building Society v. Grant Thornton [2019] EWCA Civ 40). It confirmed that the...

Disclosure alone is not sufficient; material weaknesses need to be actively remediated. While the SEC's Financial Reporting and Audit Group has been relatively quiet, it started 2019 with a bang, bringing four coordinated actions against issuers for...

EU Regulation on FDI will enhance Member State cooperation in screening investments by non-EU investors. Key Points: ..The Regulation will establish a cooperation and coordination framework amongst Member States and the European Commission...

On January 31, the Board of the Mexican Competition Authority—the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE)—approved REMY Holdings International’s acquisition of BorgWarner’s vehicle aftermarket business. However, the companies failed to file...

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