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Disgorgement that doesn't exceed wrongdoer's net profits is equitable relief, US Supreme Court says

By Can Celik
  • 22 Jun 2020 11:14
  • 22 Jun 2020 18:09
A disgorgement award that doesn’t exceed a wrongdoer’s net profits, and that is awarded for victims, is a type of equitable relief, the US Supreme Court said. 

In an opinion today, Justice Sonia Sotomayor said “equity practice long authorized courts to strip wrongdoers of their ill-gotten gains, with scholars and courts using various

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Can Celik

Assistant Managing Editor, North America


Can covers antitrust enforcement and civil litigation for MLex. He graduated from Cornell University in 2007 with a BA in economics and received his JD from American University Washington College of Law in 2010.

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