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Agreement to Arbitrate May Not Require a Written Contract
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

From two different courts in two different states on two very different claims come the same concept: an agreement to arbitrate may be binding even


Arbitration Clauses May Limit Exposure to TCCWNA Class Action Trend Targeting Online Sales in New Jersey
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • April 19 2016

Any company that makes sales through the Internet to New Jersey consumers should be aware of a recent trend in consumer class actions based on New


International Sales Contracts: Square Peg, Round Hole
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • USA
  • April 5 2016

The purpose of a sales contract is to define the parties' obligations and to optimize outcome if a dispute arises. As such, a contract is a tool to


Warning: Your "Terms of Use" May Not Bind Website Users
  • Tucker Ellis
  • USA
  • March 22 2016

On March 17, a California Court of Appeals confirmed a lower court's refusal to compel arbitration of consumer fraud claims where the agreement to


Clickwrap, Browsewrap and Mixed Media Contracts: A Few Words Can Go a Long Way
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2016

Courts have generally categorized such online agreements into two types: “clickwrap” agreements and “browsewrap” agreements. Clickwrap


Force majeure in tumultuous times: impracticability as the new impossibility
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2012

Force majeure clauses excuse a party from performance if some unforeseen event beyond its control prevents performance of its contractual obligations


eCommerce Regulation, Bitcoin, Anti-Money Laundering, Shadow Insurance, 401(k) Litigation Expect Focus - Vol. IV, Fall 2015
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

On January 1, 2016, Section 38.6 of the California Insurance Code will take effect permitting consumers to conduct certain life, disability, and


Fourth Circuit Rules that Court, Not Arbitrator, Must Decide Whether Arbitration Agreement Allows Class Arbitration
  • McNair Attorneys
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which hears federal appeals in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West


Contracts - Distribution - Consumer Law: Legal Watch
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, France, USA
  • March 30 2016

The order reforming the Law of Contracts, the General Scheme and the proof of obligations was published in the Official Journal of the French


The Ten Most Significant Class Action Cases of 2015
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

Some years are exciting in class action practice; others are tamer. In general, in any established area of the law, precedent accumulates only