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Delaware Supreme Court Redefines Contractual Good-Faith Standard and Cautions Limited Partners That Their Obligations Under the LPA Can Be Enlarged without Their Consent

USA - April 27 2017 Brinckerhoff v. Enbridge Energy Company Inc., Del. Supr., No. 273, 2016 (Mar. 20, 2017; revised Mar. 28, 2017) is the fifth opinion issued by the

Freedom of Contract in LLC Structure Is Not Absolute Where Parties Seek Bankruptcy Relief

USA - July 21 2016 In re Intervention Energy Holdings, LLC, Case No. 16-11247 (D. Del. June 3, 2016), the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware dealt with the

Joint ownership and assignments of intellectual property rights: Part II - copyrights

USA - May 27 2011 In our last newsletter we reviewed joint ownership and assignments of patents.1 Here, we turn to a review of some of the significant issues surrounding joint ownership and transfer of copyrights

Claim and counterclaim

USA - March 2 2012 More than a hundred cases have been filed in US courts against companies accused of causing global warming

New rules assist federal small business subcontractors

USA - December 11 2013 Both prime contractors and small business subcontractors should pay attention to new rules designed to encourage small business subcontracting and

Delaware Supreme Court Redefines Contractual Good-Faith Standard and Cautions Limited Partners That Their Obligations Under the LPA Can Be Enlarged without Their Consent

USA - April 27 2017 Brinckerhoff v. Enbridge Energy Company Inc., Del. Supr., No. 273, 2016 (Mar. 20, 2017; revised Mar. 28, 2017) is the fifth opinion issued by the

Connecticut Appeals Court Adopts Continuous Trigger Theory; Recognizes the Unavailability of Insurance Rule without an Equitable Exception

USA - March 15 2017 On March 7, the Connecticut Appellate Court handed a victory to policyholders seeking insurance for long-tail liabilities. The court adopted both a

Coal Plant Shutdowns: The Tax Appeal Should Not Wait

USA - March 13 2017 Nothing is certain except death and taxes, unless you own a coal-fired power plant with a shutdown in its future, in which case - with apologies to

Recent GAO Decision Gives Ammunition To Protesters Challenging Technical Specifications

USA - March 3 2017 In the course of responding to a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) or Request for Quotations (“RFQ”), have you ever encountered technical specifications

New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations Take Effect

USA - March 3 2017 New cybersecurity-related regulations issued by New York state regulators took effect March 1, 2017. The rules, which directly impact all entities