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U.S. Supreme Court provides clear guidance and formidable tools for parties seeking to enforce contractual forum-selection clauses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2013

On December 3, 2013, the Supreme Court issued an important ruling for companies that routinely conduct business in multiple venues across the


California Court of Appeal, Third District holds in-house attorney may be liable for malpractice for failing to warn employee about conflict
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2013

The California Court of Appeal, Third District, in Yanez v. Plummer, 2013 WL 5915639, Cal. Ct. App. 3d Dist., No. C070726 (Nov. 5, 2013) recently


Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court expands consumer zip code privacy protection in Tyler v. Michaels Stores
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

In a closely watched case with a somewhat unexpected result, the highest Massachusetts court decided in Tyler v. Michaels Stores that zip codes are


Illinois Supreme Court applies broad “stream of commerce” approach
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

Are you, or your clients, a non-Illinois manufacturer without any offices, assets, property or employees in Illinois and have no license to do


United States Supreme Court rejects presumption of prudence for stock-drop case
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

In a highly anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held that fiduciaries of employee stock ownership plans ("ESOPs") are not entitled


Quasi-California Corporations - the application of California’s long-arm statute in mergers and acquisitions
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2014

California Corporations Code Section 2115 sets forth a "long-arm statute" which requires corporations incorporated outside of California, but with


Shareholder derivative litigation: a primer for insurance coverage counsel
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2012

The recent spate of mergers, acquisitions, leveraged dividends and regulatory investigations has led to a much higher frequency of shareholder derivative


Protocol for broker recruiting cannot strip non-signatories of rights
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2012

A recent decision issued by a FINRA Arbitration Panel in Massachusetts firmly rejected the argument that the terms of the Protocol for Broker Recruiting should be imposed on a non-signatory as purported industry standard


Delaware Court of Chancery addresses the rights of a director
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2007

In Schoon v. Troy Corp., 2006 WL 1851481 (Del. Ch. June 27, 2006), plaintiff Richard Schoon, a director of Troy Corporation (“Troy”), commenced an action under under Section 220(d) of Delaware’s General Corporation Law, which establishes a director’s right to inspect the books and records of a corporation


Fifth Circuit: coverage for subsidiary “corporations” unambiguously excludes LLCs
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2009

The Fifth Circuit recently affirmed a District Court decision holding that coverage for subsidiary "corporations" does not ordinarily include limited liability companies