High Court's CAFA Ruling Won't Affect AG Enforcement

Law360, New York (February 7, 2014, 12:13 PM EST) -- We write in response to the assertion that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent AU Optronics decision (which held that actions by an attorney general to enforce its unfair competition laws are not a mass action, and are therefore not removable, under the Class Action Fairness Act) will inspire attorneys general to bring more state court lawsuits, and that they may do so in tandem with private class action counsel. Such assertions not only lack any factual basis, but evidence a misunderstanding of the role of the...
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