• High Court's View of 'Full Costs' in Copyright Litigation

    April 01, 2019 |

    A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court, led by Justice Brett Kavanaugh, held that the phrase “full costs” in §505 of the Copyright Act means all of the costs specifically enumerated in the general cost-shifting statutes, such as transcripts and fees for court-appointed experts and interpreters.

  • FCA Cases: Convincing DOJ to Move to Dismiss

    April 01, 2019 |

    Recent actions by the DOJ suggest that although the DOJ may continue to prosecute certain relators' FCA cases, other relators may find themselves on the other side of a government motion to dismiss.

  • Development

    April 01, 2019 |

    Cemetery Entitled to Use Variance
    ZBA Usurpation of Planning Board Authority
    Statutory Factors Need to Be Considered In Denial of Area Variance

  • In the Courts

    April 01, 2019 |

    The Ninth Circuit affirmed the majority of an $11 million jury verdict brought by a whistleblower who claimed that his company fired him for raising concerns about possible FCPA violations.

  • Claim of Non-Purchasing Tenant Status Rebuffed

    April 01, 2019 |

    When developers convert occupied buildings to condominiums or, less frequently, cooperative ownership, non-purchasing tenants are protected from eviction. When tenants in those buildings acquire vested rights as non-purchasing tenants is significant for developers, because the timing dictates the number of units that will be available for sale to outside purchasers. It is, therefore, no surprise that this is a highly charged and contested issue.