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Employment & labor law in the USA
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • Global, USA
  • May 10 2017

A structured guide to employment and labor law in the USA


Myanmar Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Global, Myanmar, USA
  • January 5 2017

On 30 March 2016, president Htin Kyaw was sworn in and a new civilian government took office. This marked the end of a transitional period of nearly


Shouldn't You Be Using Arbitration Agreements to Reduce the Costs of Litigation and the Risk of Class Action Claims?
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

Businesses across the country regularly bemoan the time and expense of litigation. Even when businesses are successful in defending non-meritorious


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


BREXIT: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 21 2017

If 2016 ended with more questions than answers as to how Brexit would take shape, 2017 began with at least a little more clarity. Speeches delivered


Supreme Court Addresses FDCPATime-Barred Debts and PreemptionArbitration
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

Today, the Supreme Court held that a debt collector does not violate the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) by knowingly attempting to


Doing Business in Sudan after the Lifting of US Trade Sanctions
  • Amereller
  • Sudan, USA
  • January 25 2017

One of the last actions of the Obama administration was to suspend US sanctions against Sudan. This brings opportunities for many international


SDNY Refuses to Enforce Uber’s Online “Sign-In-Wrap” Terms, Arbitration Provision and Jury Waiver Clause
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

On July 29, 2016, the Southern District of New York, in Meyer v. Kalanick, refused to enforce mandatory arbitration and jury waiver provisions


Tips for Drafting Arbitration Clauses in Smart Contracts
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

We have suggested previously that arbitration may be a preferable alternative to court for smart contract disputes to (i) ensure a knowledgeable


Second Circuit raises the threshold required to show personal jurisdiction over a corporate defendant in New York, insisting that the defendant must be “at home” in the jurisdiction rather than simply “doing business” there
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

Sonera Holding B.V. (“Sonera”), a Dutch holding corporation, brought suit in the Southern District of New York to enforce a final arbitration award