UNITED INV. LIFE INS. CO. v. WADDELL & REED, B176546
Business and Professions Code section 17204 does not affect appellate court jurisdiction to address the merits of standing to assert unfair competition claims in superior court.
- Decided 01/20/2005
- Published 01/20/2005
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Baxley, Dillard, Dauphin, McNight & Barclift, William J. Baxley, Birmingham, AL; Nevin & Absalom, Edward J. Nevin, San Francisco, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Rex S. Heinke, Seth M.M. Stodder, Los Angeles, for Defendants and Respondents Waddell & Reed, Inc., Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., Waddell & Reed Financial Services, Inc., and W & R Insurance Agency, Inc., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Joseph P. Busch, III, Stacy J. Marsh, Irvine, for Defendants and Respondents Thomas Miller, Cheryl Aldava, Timothy Glenn, Eric Hoopingarner, Michael Ingaglio, Duane Johnson, Carolyn Joyce, Gloria Kimmel, William Knoke, Mark Larsen, Carolyn Leone, Albert Martinez, John Morreale, Joyce O'Donnell, Elizabeth Ruch, Kenneth Sheets, Bobby Yount, Darryl Harr, and Does 1-100, inclusive.