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General counsel update - march 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement

International agreements: one Section may prevent many problems

  • Braumiller Law Group
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  • USA
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  • March 10 2015

No matter the size of a company, when negotiating international agreements, the potential problems, pitfalls and disputes, both known and unknown

Ninth Circuit affirms district court’s refusal to enforce arbitration clause in Barnes & Noble’s browsewrap agreementconspicuous hyperlinks to terms of use, ‘without more,’ is insufficient

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

E-commerce forges ahead as many consumers' preferred way of buying things, and the law is evolving to meet the demands of advancing technology while

Force majeure in tumultuous times: impracticability as the new impossibility

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 13 2012

Force majeure clauses excuse a party from performance if some unforeseen event beyond its control prevents performance of its contractual obligations

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

There can only be one prevailing party under Civil Code Section 1717

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 6 2012

In Frog Creek Partners LLC v. Vance Brown Inc., 2012 DJDAR 6905 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District decided a novel prevailing party case under Civil Code Section 1717

New AAA Consumer Arbitration Rules go into effect September 1

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) has released a set of stand-alone rules that apply to arbitrations involving consumer disputes. The rules

Ninth Circuit allows online shoppers to ignore arbitration agreement

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • December 24 2014

In several earlier updates, we reported on Seventh Circuit cases striking down arbitration agreements in both the consumer and commercial contexts. A

Proposed New Jersey legislation -- arbitration agreements

  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
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  • USA
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  • May 5 2011

The New Jersey Assembly is considering on Monday, May 9, several bills regarding arbitration in consumer contracts

California Supreme Court grants review in consumer arbitration decision, Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Company

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 22 2012

Yesterday, March 21, the California Supreme Court granted review in Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Company, previously cited at (2011) 201 Cal.App.4th 74