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Arbitration clauses: the impact on class actions in Canada and the United States
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 12 2015

As we have discussed before, the public policy rationales for enforcing arbitration agreements are arguably at odds with the policy rationales

New York Commercial Division to tighten eligibility requirements for two categories of disputes
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2015

Parties and counsel involved in disputes arising out of domestic arbitrations or home improvement contracts soon will have to clear heightened

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

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

Contracting in a globalized world: how to protect your company from disputes with an international counterparty
  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2013

This article provides a number of practical tips to consider when drafting a contract with an international counterparty. In this global economy, even

General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

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

If you reach a settlement at mediation, and say the settlement will be the subject of a forthcoming formal agreement, do you have a binding deal?
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

You have most likely walked out of a mediated settlement conference at which the shorthand version of the settlement put to paper by the lawyers and

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

California Supreme Court grants review in consumer arbitration decision, Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Company
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2012

Yesterday, March 21, the California Supreme Court granted review in Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Company, previously cited at (2011) 201 Cal.App.4th 74