AT&T – Unsustainable Business Practices

Blog Post Authors: Ho Yin Cheung (hcheung@sfmslaw.com); Nicolas A. Lussier (nlussier@sfmslaw.com ) Investors in AT&T opposed a motion to dismiss their complaint on January 17, 2020. In their opposition brief, plaintiffs defended their complaint against the telecommunications giant, stating that they were “painstakingly” specific in their allegations that AT&T misrepresented the volume of subscriptions to […]

A Blow for ERISA Plaintiffs in the Ninth Circuit

On August 20, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that mandatory arbitration agreements in employee retirement and investment plans are enforceable, overturning a recent district court ruling and upsetting Circuit precedent. In recent years, corporations have regularly inserted arbitration clauses into contracts with their employees and customers. Arbitration clauses bind parties to resolving […]