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Joining a National Trend, Indiana Introduces Specialized Business Courts
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

The Indiana Supreme Court this week established six commercial courts dedicated to resolving complex business disputes. In doing so, Indiana joins


U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration Clauses and Class-Arbitration Waivers in Consumer Contracts
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

The United States Supreme Court's recent decision in DirecTV, Inc. v. Imburgia upheld a binding arbitration clause in a consumer service agreement


Choose Words Carefully in Dispute-Related Contract Clauses
  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

A couple of words here or there in a contract can make a huge difference, particularly when those words relate to what happens if there is a breach


Out of the frying pan: the complexity of enforcing a U.S. judgment in India
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • India, USA
  • January 7 2016

Because the United States is a non-reciprocating territory, U.S. judgments do not qualify for expedited treatment under Indian civil procedural laws


Court Of Chancery Limits Scope Of Review Under ADR Clause
  • Morris James LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

Not infrequently, the parties to a complicated contract include a contractual provision on how to resolve any later disputes. For example, it is


Avoiding Incomplete Settlements
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • December 30 2015

In Hill v. Hutchinson Care Center, L.L.C., et al., 2015 WL 5927073 (Kan. App. 2015), the parties executed a written document at the conclusion of a


The Ten Most Significant Class Action Cases of 2015
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

Some years are exciting in class action practice; others are tamer. In general, in any established area of the law, precedent accumulates only


eCommerce Regulation, Bitcoin, Anti-Money Laundering, Shadow Insurance, 401(k) Litigation Expect Focus - Vol. IV, Fall 2015
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt PA
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

On January 1, 2016, Section 38.6 of the California Insurance Code will take effect permitting consumers to conduct certain life, disability, and


SCOTUS Finds California’s Contract Interpretation Skills Lacking In New Arbitration Decision
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

Just under the wire, SCOTUS released an arbitration opinion today, ensuring that 2015 would continue the string of years with cases interpreting the


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