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Newsletter: September 2019

Business Litigation Reports

Firm Announcements:

  • International Arbitration Specialist Mark McNeill Joins QE in
    New York
  • Susheel Kirpalani Receives St. Francis Award by Catholic
    Renewal


Lead Article:

  • French Defenses Against Foreign Legal Proceedings May Be Getting a Boost


Noted with Interest:

  • “Do’s” and “Do Not’s” for Electronic Communications and Litigation


Practice Area Notes:

  • Bankruptcy Update: Rights Offerings, Backstop Commitments and Private Placements—Understanding
    Pacific Drilling and the Eighth Circuit’s Peabody Decision
  • Securities and Structured Finance Update: CMBS Fair-Value Purchase Option Litigation: Current Issues and Trends
  • Life Sciences Update: Federal Circuit Denies Rehearing En Banc in Contentious Case Involving Patentability of
    Diagnostic Testing


Victories:

  • Precedential Victory for Oyster Bay in the Second Circuit
  • NAFTA Tribunal Upholds Jurisdiction Over All Claims and Awards Interim Legal Costs