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United States v. Rigas, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 9670 (3d Cir. May 12, 2010)

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After Twombly and Iqbal: Motions to Dismiss in Parallel Conduct Cases

by Dennis D. Palmer and Adam K. Fuemmeler This article analyzing recent court decisions considering motions to dismiss in antitrust cases is presented in two parts. Part I examines the Court's landmark decisions in Twombly and Iqbal, and discusses how courts have analyzed motions to dismiss in...

Deeper Look into Motions to Dismiss in a Post-Twombly and Iqbal Antitrust World

by Dennis D. Palmer and Adam K. Fuemmeler Excerpt: 1. Recent Case Law: Applying Twombly To Parallel Conduct Cases a. Cases In Which The Court Found The Alleged Conspiracy Plausible Due likely to confusion regarding the plausibility standard set out in Twombly and Iqbal , courts have sought...

Virginia Right to Nonsuit Unaffected by Federal Court Dismissal

Dr. Adel S. Kebaish filed a defamation case in Fairfax County Circuit Court against INOVA Health Care Services and several doctors alleging defamation , breach of contract , tortious interference , conspiracy , wrongful termination and unjust enrichment. Defendants removed the case to federal court,...