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FTC Clarifies Credit Reporting Compliance Requirements
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

In a statement issued on Monday, May 9, 2016, Jessica Rich, Director of the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection, warned


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


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


How to Defeat the Warranty Class Action
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

The Uniform Commercial Code appears to be well-matched to the class actions requirements of commonality, typicality, and predominance. Article 2


Second Circuit considers no oral modification clause in helicopter contract
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

The Second Circuit recently issued a summary decision concerning the scope of a "no oral modification" clause in contracts governing the sale of


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


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


House Financial Services Subcommittee passes five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 5, 2011, the House Financial Services Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee passed five bills to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses and emerging growth companies


Recent shareholder oppression case uncovers family business disputes
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2013

Wisniewski v. Walsh, an interesting unpublished decision by a New Jersey appellate court, involves more than 10 years of a family dispute over a


California court ruling provides guidance on the duties created by "best efforts" clauses
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2012

On May 24, 2012, the California Third District Court of Appeal issued an opinion that provides guidance on the contractual duties created by so-called "best efforts" clauses