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Supreme Court again limits where companies can be sued

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday slapped limits on where injury lawsuits may be filed for the second time in three weeks, again siding with businesses that want to prevent plaintiffs from "shopping" for friendly courts for their cases......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 19th, 2017

Supreme Court Further Limits Plaintiffs" Venue Shopping

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to consumer plaintiffs by limiting where lawsuits against companies with business in multiple states can be heard......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 19th, 2017

Supreme Court tightens rules on where companies can be sued

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Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2017

Supreme Court Ruling Could Hinder ‘Patent Trolls’

The court placed tight limits on where patent lawsuits may be filed, a blow to companies that buy patents to demand royalties and sue for damages......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 22nd, 2017

Supreme Court Limits Where Patent Suits Can Be Filed

The Supreme Court limited the ability of patent holders to bring infringement lawsuits in courts with plaintiff friendly reputations, which could provide a boost to companies that defend against patent claims......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 22nd, 2017

Justices rule against consumer in debt collection case

The Supreme Court says debt collection companies can't be sued for trying to recover years-old credit card debt from people who seek bankruptcy protection......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 15th, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court may limit where companies can be sued

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared poised to clamp down on where corporations can be sued, a potential setback for plaintiffs' lawyers who strive to bring cases in courts and locales they consider friendly......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2017

Supreme Court to Hear Case that Could Limit Lawsuits Against Companies for Disclosure Failures

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider whether publicly traded companies can be sued for securities fraud by third parties for omitting “known trends or uncertainties” in filings to shareholders......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 27th, 2017

In a Win for Religious Founders, Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case on Objection to Same-Sex Marriage

The court's move--coupled with Trump's recent decision to roll back an Obamacare mandate that private companies cover contraception--suggests the government is warming to religious businesses......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 27th, 2017

Yeti takes 3 more competitors to court

Yeti Coolers LLC is trying to freeze out more competitors that it accuses of copying its design. The Austin-based maker of coolers and drink containers has sued three more companies over "confusingly similar" tumblers, which are large, insulated cups: R.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2017

Supreme Court ruling could make it harder to file class-action lawsuits against companies

The courtrooms of Madison County — and Cook Cou.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 22nd, 2017

Law: Supreme Court limits class-action suits

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2017

Supreme Court ruling results in talc lawsuit mistrial

A St. Louis judge has declared a mistrial in a talcum powder trial after the U.S. Supreme Court placed limits on where injury lawsuits could be filed......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Supreme Court to consider limits on partisan drawing of election maps

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether there are constitutional limits on how far lawmakers can go on drawing electoral districts to maximize partisan political advantage......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2017

Why Did China Detain Anbang’s Chairman? He Tested a Lot of Limits

Wu Xiaohui often skirted the mostly unwritten rules on what Chinese companies are allowed to do, from big deals to an effort to court President Trump’s son-in-law......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 14th, 2017

Why Did China Detain Anbang’s Chairman? He Tested a Lot of Limits.

Wu Xiaohui often skirted the mostly unwritten rules on what Chinese companies are allowed to do, from big deals to an effort to court Donald Trump’s son-in-law......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 14th, 2017

Triad CEO, others in trucking industry react to recent Supreme Court decision

The trucking industry could consolidate further after a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear a lawsuit challenging the government's recent regulation requiring trucking companies to use electronic logging devices to track time spent on the road......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2017

Supreme Court won’t widen debt-collection abuse law in Santander case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to expand a federal law targeting alleged harassment and threats in debt-collection tactics, saying oversight of distressed debt buyers that then become collection companies isn’t within the court’s reach......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2017

New Supreme Court case could reshape cellphone privacy laws

The court has agreed to hear a case that could change how police get location data from cellphone companies......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 6th, 2017

Supreme Court limits SEC's power to recover ill-gotten gains - Reuters

ReutersSupreme Court limits SEC's power to recover ill-gotten gainsReutersThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissio.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 5th, 2017

Supreme Court limits SEC"s power to recover ill-gotten gains

WASHINGTON (Reute.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2017