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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

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

The only four good reasons to put arbitration in your contract
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2013

Let's say you are considering updating your form contract, or you are in the midst of negotiating a new contract with someone. Should you include

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

Ninth Circuit affirms district court’s refusal to enforce arbitration clause in Barnes & Noble’s browsewrap agreementconspicuous hyperlinks to terms of use, ‘without more,’ is insufficient
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

E-commerce forges ahead as many consumers' preferred way of buying things, and the law is evolving to meet the demands of advancing technology while

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

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
  • Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong
  • 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

Protecting your business from the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act or other consumer class action claim
  • Jimerson & Cobb P.A.
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

An agreement to arbitrate, which contains a class action waiver, can be an effective tool to help prevent small or moderate consumer claims from