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Two recent court cases provide guidance as to when U.S. courts can be used to obtain discovery for foreign proceedings
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

In the first case, a Japanese company filed a patent infringement suit against a Korean company in the United States. The Japanese company also sued


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


Reasonable accommodations for employees with multiple sclerosis - what does the law require?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

With an estimated 400,000 people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ("MS") in the United States, it is not surprising that legal issues have flared up


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


Noncompete unenforceable where employee worked less than 2 years
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

Many companies utilize noncompete agreements to prevent former employees from going to work for a competitor. For a noncompete agreement to be


Contract with one-sided termination enforced not a perpetual contract
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

In an earlier Risk Management Update, we reported on an Illinois case in which the court declined to enforce what it considered to be a perpetual


Court emphasizes risks of dealing with known insolvent entity
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 16 2010

A recent 7th Circuit Court of Appeals decision shows the risks of dealing with an entity known to be insolvent and demonstrates that claimants, however deserving, can expect little sympathy from the courts


Ninth Circuit allows online shoppers to ignore arbitration agreement
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • December 24 2014

In several earlier updates, we reported on Seventh Circuit cases striking down arbitration agreements in both the consumer and commercial contexts. A


Confidentiality agreement not enough to protect confidential information
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • January 14 2015

Confidentiality agreements have become routine as a part of conducting business. Parties frequently exchange confidentiality agreements, or sign a


Court strikes down bogus arbitration provision
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • November 10 2014

Courts generally bend over backwards to enforce a freely negotiated arbitration provision, especially between commercial parties. But a recent case