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Ticketmaster Is Facing Class-Action Lawsuits After Allegedly Colluding With Ticket Scalpers

In case you missed it, Canadian publication The Star published a story a few days ago that is damning for concert behemoth Ticketmaster. In an undercover investigation, reporters posed as ticket scalpers and discovered that Ticketmaster does not do anything to prevent scaling, and actually helps scalpers to help resell tickets on its Trade Desk platform. 275 more words

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The Market for Lead Plaintiffs

A drama is playing out in Boston federal court before a respected judge that could prove to be a legal “Watergate,” one that could reshape class action practice. 3,207 more words

Securities Regulation

Hamilton lawyer faces charges for allegedly misappropriating funds in Caledonia class action

A lawyer who oversaw a successful class-action lawsuit connected to a major land claim dispute in Ontario has been accused of misappropriating millions of dollars from the settlement. 388 more words

Canada

Vol. 3, Issue 17 — September 2018

Hon. Diane P. Wood & Aaron Nielson
A(Nother) New Plan for Clerkship Hiring
102 Judicature 70-75 (Summer 2018)

As a group of federal judges and law school administrators once more enter the breach of law clerk hiring practices, Judge Diane Wood of the Seventh Circuit and Professor Nielson comment on the assault’s likelihood of success. 435 more words

Possible Opioid Settlement and the Role of Product Liability Insurance

The recent headline, “Opioid Lawsuits Look More Like A Tobacco Settlement Every Day” in Forbes grabbed my attention for reasons I will explain.  As you know, I help life science companies develop and implement insurance programs that enables them to transfer risk to the insurance company.  442 more words

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Size Matters: Facebook Faces Fraud Class Action for Overstating its Massive Potential Reach

On August 15, 2018, plaintiffs filed a putative class action on behalf of advertisers who get less than they pay for when Facebook allegedly overstates its user numbers. 393 more words

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