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California upholds arbitration clause in consumer contract
  • Merriann Panarella
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

In a long-awaited decision, the California Supreme Court held that SCOTUS's decision in Concepcion requires enforcement of the class action waiver


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


Equitable estoppel cannot compel arbitration against non-signatories where claims were based on statute and not contract
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

In a putative class anti-trust action brought by retail grocers against wholesale grocers, a divided panel of the Eighth Circuit recently reversed


General counsel update - march 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement


Time to dust off your contracts given AAA's new rules for fixed time and cost construction arbitration
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

On June 15, 2014, the American Arbitration Association (AAA) released its Supplementary Rules for Fixed Time and Cost Arbitration. These new optional


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


6th Circuit holds that accountants conducting financial arbitration can also make legal determinations
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2015

A new case from the Sixth Circuit addresses whether accountants who are resolving a dispute about payments made under an agreement can also make


How to lose $4 million when firing an executive what happens when it all goes wrong?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney


Clickwrap agreement available only through hyperlink enforceable under New York law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

Last week, the Southern District of New York followed a long line of precedent under New York law and upheld the enforceability of a website


Hooli needs new lawyers on “Silicon Valley”
  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

As is obvious from our many posts on the subject, we here at IP Legal Forum are big fans of the show "Silicon Valley." That said, its season finale