Nevada Finds Disgorgement Is No Penalty

In 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court held that disgorgement in an SEC enforcement action is subject to the five-year limitations period in 28 U.S.C. § 2462 that applies to an "action, suit or proceeding for the enforcement of a civil fine, penalty or...

Drinking May Have Dethroned His Reason And His Gaming Debt

Suppose you had just lost a $1 million gambling in Las Vegas.  The wise thing to do would be to stop, but you don't.  The house accommodates you by extending another million dollars in "credit" for which you sign markers.  Unfortunately, luck is not...

Nevada Supreme Court Won't Allow Advisory Mandamus Escape Hatch

In Archon v. Eight Jud. Dist. Ct., 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 101 (2017), the Nevada Supreme Court provides a concise explanation of the uses of mandamus and administrative mandamus as escape hatches from the final judgment rule.  The background of the case...

Does Assertion Of Business Judgment Rule Waive Attorney-Client Privilege?

Nevada, like California, has codified the attorney-client privilege:

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