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Force majeure in tumultuous times: impracticability as the new impossibility

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

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

What the new AAA consumer rules mean for businesses

  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2014

The Consumer Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association are the AAA's first independent set of rules developed specifically for

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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

New AAA Consumer Arbitration Rules effective September 1

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2014

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) launched new Consumer Arbitration Rules that became effective on September 1. The new Consumer Arbitration

Retailers beware: “browsewrap” agreements threaten enforcement of website terms of use (or, back to contract basics)

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2012

As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, a word of caution for online retailers: your website’s terms of use may be a “browsewrap” agreement, which could jeopardize its enforceability

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

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney

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

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Financial services report, fall 2012

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

The Mars rover "Curiosity" stuck a perfect landing this quarter

Supreme Court and Third Circuit grapple with 'who decides unconscionability of arbitration agreement?'

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2010

Companies that include arbitration agreements in their consumer or employment contracts should carefully monitor two cases in which important opinions are likely to be issued in the coming months