JD Supra Corporate Brief: International Class Actions, 2014 Proxy Season, Fraud-on-the-Market, Student Loan Servicers

On this day in 1955, the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations merged to form the labor union that once represented nearly all unionized workers in the United States.

Class actions are riding the globalization wave… (Quinn Emanuel)

What’s ISS thinking about for next year’s proxy season? (Kenneth Alberstadt at Akerman)

This is what the next 20 years of global energy demand looks like… (Simon Harrison at Patton Boggs)

Public companies aren’t the only businesses that have to follow Dodd-Frank rules… (Alexander Fraser, Bradley Phipps, and Andrew Weil at DLA Piper)

Will shareholder litigation survive the abandonment of the fraud-on-the-market presumption of reliance? (Lacey Bangle, Lily Becker, Rick Gallagher, and Jennifer Nejad at Orrick)

David Copperfield is a good magician, without a doubt. But how did he make trademarks owned by DC Comics and DC Shoes disappear at the USPTO? (Tim Sitzmann at Winthrop & Weinstine)

Is China ignoring its WTO obligations? It sure looks that way… (King & Spalding)

Here’s an in-depth look at how lawmakers are planning to reform the H1-B and L visa categories… (Mary Pivec at Williams Mullen)

The NLRB thinks Wal-Mart broke the law when it retaliated against workers who engaged in Black Friday protests last year… (Melissa Gonzalez Boyce at XpertHR)

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