Readers will recall that last month a U.S. District Judge in Utah granted broadcasters’ motion for an injunction preventing Aereo from operating in the six states that comprise the Tenth Circuit. Not surprisingly, Aereo appealed that decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
The Supreme Court ruled earlier this week, in Lawson v. FMR, that whistleblower protections under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act also apply to a public company’s private contractors. It’s a ruling that is currently getting a lot of attention as the impact of the decision is extremely far-reaching.
The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled last week that a junior mortgagee may not force a judicial sale free and clear of a senior mortagee’s interest even when the senior mortgagee defaults in the underlying foreclosure litigation.
Supreme Court: Whistleblower Protections Under SOX Apply to Employees of Contractors of Publicly Held Corporations
The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Lawson v. FMR LLC on March 4, 2014.
In November, North Carolina voters will select the individuals who will hold of the majority of the seats on the Supreme Court of North Carolina until 2022.
U.S. Supreme Court Extends Whistleblower Protection to Employees of a Public Company’s Private Contractors
In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court decided earlier this week that whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 includes employees of a public company’s private contractors and subcontractors.
The Third Circuit recently addressed two issues of first impression in that circuit relating to two copyright issues: (1) when an authorship claim arises and accrues; and (2) whether courts have authority to cancel copyright registrations.
On Wednesday March 5, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the closely watched Halliburton case, which, as discussed at length here, potentially could change the face of securities litigation.
In Cardinale v. Miller, 2014 DJDAR 252 (2014), the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District decided a unique civil procedure issue arising out of an attorney fee award to a judgment creditor. The court granted an award to a creditor for fees incurred in enforcing a judgment.