WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Mounting a large-scale bias claim against a huge company will be more difficult in light of a Supreme Court decision that found no convincing proof of discrimination on which to allow a class action against retail giant Wal-Mart...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The government said Monday it is putting on hold new rules that make it easier for shareholders to nominate directors of public companies, after the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sued to block the changes. The new rules adopted by the...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court's conservative majority made it harder for people to band together to sue the nation's largest businesses in the two most far-reaching rulings of the term the justices are wrapping up on Monday. The two...
LOS ANGELES — The U.S.
Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) on March 22 released its survey
ranking the states with the best and worst legal climates in the country.
According to the survey, the states with the worst legal climates...
By the Consumer Financial
In the first federal appeals court decision
to apply AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion to a non-AT&T Mobility
arbitration agreement, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has held
The case that could decide the legality of the shareholder proxy access rules adopted by the SEC will be heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit April 7 now that the commission filed its initial brief Wednesday.
For the first time since...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new study released July 8 by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) shows that small businesses shoulder a tremendous burden of the nation's tort liability costs, having paid $105.4 billion in 2008.
Saying that small...