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Narrow “governing law” clause precludes forum non conveniens motion
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Governing law provisions are seemingly ubiquitous in all contracts, but even so, drafting errors, or an arguable lack of precision, remain prevalent


Can a Minority Shareholder Force the Majority to Buy Their Interest?
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

The question often arises whether a minority shareholder can require the majority to buy his interest in a privately held company. The answer, as a


Maintaining a California subsidiary may expose foreign corporations to service in California
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2011

A recent California Court of Appeals ruling greatly expands the exposure of foreign corporations to suit in California


Everything’s on Sale (Or is It?): Lessons for Retailers Looking to Avoid Class Action Lawsuits
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Almost every company selling consumer products has a sale on something at some point. And some companies offer everyday low pricing or a variant of


Why the TCCWNA Matters to Retailers in New Jersey
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

In the past few years, an unprecedented number of consumer class action claims have been filed under the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract


Changes in the UAE Commercial Agency Law
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • October 14 2010

One of the areas of greatest uncertainty for foreign investors seeking to do business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the commercial agency arrangement


SEC adopts changes to director election process for public companies
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2010

On August 25, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rules that require all U.S. public companies (and certain non-U.S. companies that comply with the U.S. proxy rules) to include in their proxy materials shareholder director nominees and shareholder proposals that seek to regulate the nomination and election of directors


Chief Accountant reminds lawyers that GAAP and not the ABA-auditor treaty governs loss contingency disclosure
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

At a recent New York Bar Association conference, Wayne Carnall, Chief Accountant of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, warned registrants to avoid relying on the long-standing ABA-auditor "treaty" between lawyers and auditors when deciding what to report about litigation contingencies in financial statements


Delaware Chancery Court expands number of direct claims available to stockholders
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

On March 15, 2013, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied motions to dismiss filed by a group of director defendants and certain affiliated funds for


Privacy and security in mobile apps, the cloud, and the internet of things: the role of in-house counsel in mitigating new class action and regulatory risks
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2012

The world has changed in ways that are even more dramatic than the conventional wisdom would suggest