Top of Mind: Litigation

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Top of Mind: Litigation

Litigation, compliance and enforcement are always part of doing business. What new developments in these areas are affecting business strategies and bottom lines? Here is a look at big topics that businesses have been thinking about this quarter, and how DLA Piper has been covering those stories.

1. First judicial finding that digital tokens are securities
Early judicial determinations may, at least temporarily, muddy the waters.

2. Second Circuit rules against DOJ’s aggressive assertion of extraterritorial FCPA jurisdiction over foreign accessories
The ruling stands to limit DOJ’s ability to bring FCPA charges against foreign nationals who do not travel to the US.

3. GDPR’s impact on internal investigations
Multinationals planning for internal investigations should keep in mind GDPR requirements and related national laws when handling data of EUemployees.

4. New changes to California’s Automatic Renewal Law – key takeaways
California adds further requirements to what is arguably the country’s stiffest consumer protection law focusing on e-commerce subscription plans.

5. Ready or not? Product liability and regulatory implications for digital health products
How will traditional product liability case law apply to app-connected devices and drugs?

6. Cleaning out the data closet – when and how to defensibly delete digital records
Access the materials from our webinar.

7. California’s Prop 65 regulator moves to counteract court ruling, exclude Prop 65 cancer warnings for coffee
This regulation could ultimately signal a turning point in the enforcement of Prop 65.

8. Supreme Court: American Pipe tolling does not extend limitations period for successive class actions
Plaintiffs intending to assert a claim on behalf of a proposed class must file suit within the applicable limitations period.

9. How one New York court is shaping the future of cryptocurrency regulation
Government regulators test their jurisdictional theories, helping chart the course of enforcement.

10. CPSC enforcement of Poison Prevention Packaging standards: a recent action – first of many?
PPPA violations could also lead to costly recalls.


To learn more about the ways DLA Piper can help you resolve disputes and address compliance and enforcement concerns, please contact Loren Brown, Global Co-Chair, Litigation.