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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

Washington’s policy shifts disrupt daily operations of global employers

The Trump administration has implemented several key measures that affect companies and industries employing multinational workforces. While the ultimate fate of the administration’s March travel ban remains uncertain, the U.S. Supreme Court reinstat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Major Corporations Urge Supreme Court to Take Gay Rights Case

The companies are asking the high court to rule that federal employment discrimination law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 11th, 2017

Top court may shield companies from human-rights suits

U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they may bar victims of overseas atrocities from using a centuries-old law to sue corporations for complicity, as the court weighed a case stemming from Middle Eastern terrorism......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2017

Businesses ask Supreme Court to take gay rights case

Some of America's most well-known companies are urging the Supreme Court to decide whether a federal law prohibits discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 11th, 2017

Microsoft, Apple among companies urging U.S. Supreme Court to weigh gay workers" rights

(Reuters) - Dozens of companies including Alphabet Inc’s Google, Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, and Viacom Inc have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to address whether a law banning sex discrimination in the workplace provides protections to gay employees......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2017

What Everyone Needs to Know About the Heated Battle to Take Away Your Right to Sue Big Companies

One major case is at the Supreme Court now. Employers who take away their wor.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 5th, 2017

The Supreme Court seems to favour companies in an arbitration case

LAST April, at his inaugural oral a.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistOct 3rd, 2017

Mining firms plan to plead for penalty review

Mining companies burdened with payment of compensation for over production of iron and manganese ore are bracing to file a review petition in the Supreme Court. The errant miners who were directed to pay 100 per cent penalty for ill.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 30th, 2017

Miners plan to plead for penalty review

Mining companies burdened with payment of compensation for over production of iron and manganese ore are bracing to file a review petition in the Supreme Court. The errant miners who were directed to pay 100 per cent penalty for ill.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 30th, 2017

Steel companies fear spike in iron ore prices after SC order

Steel companies are fearing a spurt in iron ore prices in Odisha in the aftermath of the recent Supreme Court order in a case of rampant illegal mining in the state.In its judgement on August 2, the apex court directed recovery of 1.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 28th, 2017

Right to Privacy: Data harvesting by web firms under threat

The Supreme Court landmark ruling on fundamental rights for privacy will influence the functioning of internet companies in India, which currently can harvest user data without restrictions to deliver services and monetise them wi.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 24th, 2017

Ruling could affect data harvesting by internet firms

The Supreme Court landmark ruling on fundamental rights for privacy will influence the functioning of internet companies in India, which currently can harvest user data without restrictions to deliver services and monetise them wi.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 24th, 2017

Verizon Leads Charge for Supreme Court to Boost Cell Phone Privacy

Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Snap, and Google are also onboard. More than a dozen high technology companies and the biggest wireless operator in the United States, Verizon Communications vz .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 15th, 2017