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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

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

The Delaware quarterly July - September 2014

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2014

Deserving particular attention this quarter are two decisions: the Delaware Supreme Court's opinion in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Indiana Electrical

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

Did we sign up for this? Court compels arbitration based on dispute resolution terms of separate contract

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2013

A Texas Court of Appeals has held that parties to a natural gas gathering contract are required to utilize arbitration - despite the absence of

How to lose $4 million when firing an executive what happens when it all goes wrong?

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney

Yes means no agreement to arbitrate: lack of essential elements of a contract in online transactions

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2014

In a recent decision from the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Lee v. Intelius Inc., 9th Cir., No. 11-35810, 121613, the Court held that

Contracting in a globalized world: how to protect your company from disputes with an international counterparty

  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 19 2013

This article provides a number of practical tips to consider when drafting a contract with an international counterparty. In this global economy, even

Second Circuit raises the threshold required to show personal jurisdiction over a corporate defendant in New York, insisting that the defendant must be “at home” in the jurisdiction rather than simply “doing business” there

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2014

Sonera Holding B.V. (“Sonera”), a Dutch holding corporation, brought suit in the Southern District of New York to enforce a final arbitration award