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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

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

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

There can only be one prevailing party under Civil Code Section 1717
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2012

In Frog Creek Partners LLC v. Vance Brown Inc., 2012 DJDAR 6905 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District decided a novel prevailing party case under Civil Code Section 1717

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

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

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

Delaware corporate law and litigation: what happened in 2013 and what it means for you in 2014
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court have maintained a balance in the application of these laws between entrepreneurship by

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

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