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U.S. Supreme Court Again Strikes Down California Arbitration Restrictions
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

By reputation, California is known as more protective of consumers than most states. One result is the reluctance of California courts to enforce


Employment - Overtime Rule to Be Finalized in July 2016
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • December 9 2015

In August 2015, we reported that the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued a Proposed Rule that seeks to increase the salary level required before


USCIS undermines DOS split of Visa Bulletin
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued its own interpretation of the Visa Bulletin indicating that for the month of December


Employment sometimes, less restriction is more protection in restrictive covenants
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • November 6 2015

After acquiring 2 companies in 2011 as part of a deal valued at $53 million, AssuredPartners ("AP") required employees of the acquired companies to


Employment - A Limitation on the Enforceability of Forum-Selection Clauses in California
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

In Verdugo v. Alliantgroup, a California case decided on May 28, 2015, employer Alliantgroup sought to enforce a forum-selection clause located in an


In Illinois, corporate officers and directors can owe a fiduciary duty to corporate creditors
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • October 4 2012

Recently, the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court reversed the trial court's dismissal of an action for breach of fiduciary duty because it found that corporate directors and officers, in certain circumstances, owe a fiduciary duty to the corporation's creditors


Wisconsin dairy equipment manufacturer gets milked by court
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

BouMatic is a Wisconsin dairy equipment manufacturer. Tilstra Dairy Equipment was its dealer in southwestern Ontario. BouMatic was not happy with


Written sales representative agreement succeeds in limiting commissions of terminated representative
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

It is common for manufacturers and sellers of products to use independent sales representatives to generate sales. These arrangements can be "win


Business owner loses $30 million through lack of due diligence
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

William Carlson was a successful businessman. Carlson was the owner of Willis Capital LLC, through which he founded Belvedere Trading LLC in 2002


Illinois case allows "piercing corporate veil" of Delaware LLC
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 25 2008

The limited liability company is a relatively new form of business entity