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Paul, Weiss Adds Kannon Shanmugam, Renowned Supreme Court and Appellate Lawyer

Kannon Shanmugam, a renowned Supreme Court and appellate lawyer, has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in the Litigation Department and will chair the Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation Group.

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Publications

U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Entities Engaged in Nonjudicial Foreclosure Proceedings Are Generally Exempt from the FDCPA

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court held that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) generally exempts entities that merely engage in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings, in accordance with state law.

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U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Primary Liability under the Federal Securities Laws May Be Based on Misstatements that the Defendant Did Not Make

On March 27, 2019, the Supreme Court held in Lorenzo v. Securities & Exchange Commission, No. 17-1077 (U.S.) that under certain circumstances a person who does not “make” a misstatement may nonetheless be held primarily liable under the antifraud provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), and related SEC Rules for intentionally “disseminating” a misstatement.

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Paul, Weiss Secures Unanimous Win in Supreme Court Case on the Scope of the FDCPA

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of Paul, Weiss client McCarthy & Holthus. In Obduskey v. McCarthy Holthus LLP, the Court addressed whether the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act generally exempts law firms and other entities that merely engage in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings.

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