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June 15, 2016

In the News Today – June 15, 2016

  • State AGs Targeting Non-Compete Clauses: Legal publication Law360 reached a settlement with the New York Attorney General under which the company will no longer require editorial employees to sign non-compete clauses. This comes a week after reports that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan sued sandwich company Jimmy John’s over the company’s use of non-compete agreements. (Wall Street Journal and Crain’s Chicago Business
  • Spokeo’s Impact on Class Certification Decisions: The Southern District of California’s decision last week in Sandoval v. Pharmacare US, Inc., is a “promising example of Spokeo’s impact on class certification,” writes Kelley Drye & Warren LLP’s Jeffrey S. Jacobsen. The plaintiffs sued Pharmacare, claiming it’s “IntenseX” sexual performance drug didn’t work as advertised. The court denied class certification, going “out of its way to address Spokeo.” Pharmacare contended that some class members “were not dissatisfied, were not harmed, or have no viable claim.” (Lexology)
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