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Class Actions Under New Jersey Warranty Law Threaten to Turn Terms-of-Service Boilerplate Into Big Potential Risks
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

Do your Terms of Service preclude litigants from claiming consequential damages or attorneys' fees? If new class action lawsuits in New Jersey are


Arbitration Clauses May Limit Exposure to TCCWNA Class Action Trend Targeting Online Sales in New Jersey
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • April 19 2016

Any company that makes sales through the Internet to New Jersey consumers should be aware of a recent trend in consumer class actions based on New


Agreement to Arbitrate May Not Require a Written Contract
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

From two different courts in two different states on two very different claims come the same concept: an agreement to arbitrate may be binding even


Fourth Circuit Rules that Court, Not Arbitrator, Must Decide Whether Arbitration Agreement Allows Class Arbitration
  • McNair Attorneys
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which hears federal appeals in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West


International Sales Contracts: Square Peg, Round Hole
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • USA
  • April 5 2016

The purpose of a sales contract is to define the parties' obligations and to optimize outcome if a dispute arises. As such, a contract is a tool to


Contrats - Distribution - Consommation : Veille juridique
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, France, USA
  • March 30 2016

L'ordonnance portant réforme du droit des contrats, du régime général et de la preuve des obligations a été publiée au Journal Officiel du 11 février


Contracts - Distribution - Consumer Law: Legal Watch
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, France, USA
  • March 30 2016

The order reforming the Law of Contracts, the General Scheme and the proof of obligations was published in the Official Journal of the French


Warning: Your "Terms of Use" May Not Bind Website Users
  • Tucker Ellis
  • USA
  • March 22 2016

On March 17, a California Court of Appeals confirmed a lower court's refusal to compel arbitration of consumer fraud claims where the agreement to


Court Of Chancery Decides If Arbitration Required When Arbitration Clause Not In One Of Two Contracts
  • Morris James LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2016

When only one of two related contracts has an arbitration clause, the Court can still require arbitration of a dispute under the contract lacking


New Trend for Invalidating Arbitration Clauses in Tennessee?
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

Several months ago I posted a blog about two New York Times articles criticizing arbitration clauses in consumer contracts. Despite nationwide