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  • Blog: Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution BlogChanging the Process to Seek Review of AUC Decisions: The Alberta Utility Commission’s Recent Amendments to AUC Rule 016Posted on June 7, 2021 by Shailaz Dhalla, Lewis L. Manning, Nicolas Lindal
    On June 15, 2021, a new amendment to Rule 016 governing review of Alberta Utilities Commission (‘AUC’ or the ‘Commission’) decisions will take effect. The rationale for the change is described in AUC Bulletin 2021-11 (dated May 6, 2021). Rule 016 sets out the criteria and process through which the Commission’s decisions may be reviewed or varied on application by ...
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  • Blog: MisbrandedAll “Cluck” and No Bite? Preemption and Challenges to Poultry and Meat LabelsPosted on June 6, 2021 by Greg Margolis, Maren J. Messing
    Preemption is a familiar battlefield for litigants challenging or defending advertising claims made on the labels of federally regulated products. Plaintiffs bringing claims under state law must contend with the fact that federal laws often contain preemption clauses that prohibit states from imposing requirements different from or in addition to those found in federal law. [...]
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  • Blog: DeclassifiedFinancial Negligence Claim Reversed in Mississippi Supreme CourtPosted on March 16, 2021 by Jeffrey R. Blackwood, Michael Bentley and Jonathan M. Barnes
    In Gloria Baker, et al. v. Raymond James & Associates Inc., et al., the Mississippi Supreme Court on March 4 reinstated a trial court ruling that Mississippi’s latent-injury discovery-rule exception to the catch-all, three-year limitations period did not apply where the lay plaintiffs, though inexperienced and unsophisticated investors, received monthly account statements showing “substantial losses”... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: HB BrieflyFederal Class Action Appeals – What’s the Deadline to Petition to Appeal When a Motion for Reconsideration Is Filed?Posted on December 28, 2018 by tjb
    If you’re litigating a putative class action in federal court and get a class certification order that is adverse to your client (whether plaintiff or defense), you may petition to take an immediate appeal of that order.  Fed. R. Civ. P. 23(f). The petition to appeal must be filed quickly—within 14 days.  Id.  The short turnaround time … Continue reading Federal Class Action Appeals – What’s the Deadline to Petition to Appeal When a Motion for Reconsideration Is Filed? → The post Federal Class Action Appeals – What’s the Deadline to Petition to Appeal When a Motion for Reconsiderat...
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