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2nd Cir. Affirms Dismissal of RICO, Antitrust, Other Claims Arising from Alleged LIBOR Manipulation

After nearly a decade of litigation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action brought against more than 20 international financial institutions alleging a conspiracy to manipulate Yen-LIBOR and Euroyen TIBOR rates.

9th Cir. Holds Mass Communication Through Social Media Can Constitute Solicitations Under Securities Act of 1933

In an opinion that could have serious adverse effects for social media influencers, the Ninth Circuit recently reinstated litigation against influencer and real estate syndicator Grant Cardone and his company, Cardone Capital, LLC, holding that Section 12 of the Securities Act of 1933 does not require that a solicitation be directed or targeted to a particular plaintiff.

9th Cir. Holds TCPA Autodialer Must Generate and Dial Random or Sequential Phone Numbers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of a putative class action suit brought under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act because another panel of the Ninth Circuit had previously held that an autodialer must generate and dial random or sequential telephone numbers under the TCPA's plain text.

Illinois App. Court (1st Dist) Rejects Challenge to Foreclosure Affidavit Based on Reliance on Prior Servicer’s Records

The Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, recently upheld a trial court’s order granting a mortgagee's motion for summary judgment, judgment of foreclosure, sale, and order confirming the foreclosure sale.