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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

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

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

Time to dust off your contracts given AAA's new rules for fixed time and cost construction arbitration

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
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  • USA
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  • June 27 2014

On June 15, 2014, the American Arbitration Association (AAA) released its Supplementary Rules for Fixed Time and Cost Arbitration. These new optional

The “BULK Uruguay” - charterers fail to establish anticipatory breach of contract

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 28 2014

In the recent case of the "BULK URUGUAY", the Court examined whether anticipatory breach of contract can arise purely on the basis of future

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

California federal court allows non-signatory to arbitration agreement to compel arbitration in trade secrets dispute

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 25 2013

A federal district court in the Northern District of California recently found that a non-signatory to an arbitration agreement may enforce that

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

The Delaware quarterly April - June 2014

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 2 2014

The Delaware Supreme Court and Delaware Court of Chancery are generally regarded as the country's premier business courts, and their decisions carry

Hyperlinks are the new fine print

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 17 2012

As a result, making some onerous condition accessible or rather, relatively inaccessible through a link may make the condition unenforceable