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US Supreme Court weighing proposals to curtail scope, burden and uncertainty of discovery in US Federal Court

Joe Falcone has published an article in Financier Worldwide addressing proposed amendments to the US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which rules govern civil cases (including product liability cases) in US federal court. If adopted, these amendments should narrow significantly … Continue reading

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Conflict of laws in product liability cases and the territorial application of the Consumer Protection Act 1987

Lawrence Allen & Others v Deputy International Limited [2014] EWHC 753 (QB) The English High Court handed down judgment in a case concerning the applicable law in relation to product liability claims and the territorial scope of the Consumer Protection … Continue reading

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Supreme Court To Revisit Fraud-on-the-Market Basis for Class Certification

On 5 March, 2014, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a suit that has the potential to alter significantly the landscape of class action litigation in the United States.  The case, an alleged class action based on securities fraud, … Continue reading

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