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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


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


Arbitration Clauses Extending to Non-Signatory Affiliates: Are They Enforceable?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

A recent decision of the New Jersey Court of Appeals considered the enforceability of arbitration agreements by non-signatories. In Foti v. Toyota


Forcing the Issue? California Supreme Court Opens Door for Challenges to Mandatory Arbitration Clauses
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2017

Consistent with the historical reluctance of California courts to enforce arbitration provisions in consumer contracts, on April 6, 2017, the


In Benihana Case, Slicing and Dicing of Trademark Rights To Licensee Proves Problematic
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2017

A dispute that began with an unauthorized burger placed on a menu by a licensee recently culminated in the dismissal of the latest lawsuit between


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


Samsung Shut Out Of Arbitration In Recent Consumer Class Actions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2017

Two federal circuit courts of appeals have recently found that documents Samsung included in boxes with consumer products did not effectively create


Fla. App. Court (3rd DCA) Holds Non-English Speakers Could Not Avoid English Language Contract Terms
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2017

The Third District Court of Appeal of the State of Florida recently reversed a trial court’s denial of a car dealership’s motion to compel arbitration


The Funny Guy Case is No Laughing Matter: Virginia Supreme Court Applies Res Judicata in Rejecting Contract Claim
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • February 27 2017

The Supreme Court of Virginia recently issued an opinion applying the principles of res judicata to affirm the dismissal of a contract claim. In The


The importance of clear contract terms
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • USA
  • February 6 2017

Many legal battles in the construction industry revolve around contract interpretation disputes. Care in contract drafting is a valuable way to avoid