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MacDermid, Inc. v. Deiter, 702 F.3d 725 (2d Cir. 2012)

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 25 2013

Plaintiff MacDermid Chemicals ("MacDermid"), a Connecticut company, decided to terminate the employment of Defendant Jackie Deiter, who worked and

Maryland federal court refuses to enforce poorly drafted forum selection clause

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • April 6 2010

In a case that serves as a lesson for drafting forum selection clauses, on 23 February 2010, the US District Court for the District of Maryland determined in Micro Focus, Inc. v. Bell Canada that it could not enforce a forum selection clause that was “nonsensical”

Recent developments for the third quarter 2012

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 8 2013

This letter is from the Global Equity Services ("GES") group in San Francisco, Chicago and New York. Attorneys in the GES practice group work

One-year contractual limitations provision for breach of warranty in a software license agreement is enforceable under Missouri law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2010

On 26 October 2009, in the case of Action Mailing Corp. v. Hewlett-Packard Co., No. 08-0671-CV-W-GAF, a US federal court in the Western District of Missouri held that a one-year contractual limitations provision for breach of warranty is enforceable under Missouri law even though the default limitation period for breach of contract under state law is four years

Employee has reasonable expectation of privacy in emails sent on work computer

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • May 5 2010

The New Jersey (NJ) Supreme Court decided a novel question about the extent to which an employee can expect privacy and confidentiality in personal emails with her attorney, which emails the employee accessed on a computer owned by her employer

SASB adopts more industry reporting standards, but comes under SEC Commissioner attack

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2014

On April 2, the SASB released six industry "sustainability accounting standards" for the technology and communications sector. The industries covered

Cloud provider obligations as business associates under HIPAA

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2013

Users and providers of Software-as-a-Service, remote data storage solutions, online services and other cloud offerings have been struggling for a

DOJ announces largest immigration-related settlement in US history, another example of heightened immigration enforcement actions across the globe

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • India, USA
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  • November 25 2013

After a two-year investigation, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") has announced a USD 34 million civil settlement with Infosys, one of the largest

U.S. Federal Trade Commission is serious about enforcement of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, USA
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  • February 18 2014

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced on January 21, 2014 that 12 companies from a wide array of industries handling a variety of

Court finds that use of single-factor password identification to secure online accounts may create negligence liability

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • September 28 2009

On 21 August 2009, in the case of Shames-Yeakel v. Citizens Financial Bank, No. 07 C 5387 (N.D. Ill.), the Northern District of Illinois denied, in part, a bank’s motion for summary judgment regarding its customers’ claims that they were damaged because of the bank’s negligent use of single-factor password authentication for online transactions