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Class Action Trends Report Summer 2016
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

ABC Corporation has been hit with a sex and pregnancy discrimination class action suit alleging that it systematically denied promotions to pregnant


A Flimsy Facade Provides No Shelter: Personal Liability and the Project Architect - What is Meant by "Piercing the Corporate Veil?"
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

As a legal precept, officers andor shareholders of a corporation cannot be liable to third parties for the acts of the corporation, which is an


Recent Arbitration Cases Set Limits on Arbitrability of Claims
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2016

Arbitration is a matter of contract. While courts enforce arbitration provisions absent extraordinary circumstances, four recent cases from different


Parties in Massachusetts Cannot Contractually Expand the Scope of Judicial Review of an Arbitration Award
  • Merriann Panarella
  • USA
  • June 11 2016

The Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts recently held that the parties to a commercial arbitration agreement could not contractually alter the


Clickwrap Kryptonite: Don’t Let Site Design Undermine Your TOS
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

We previously covered the developing legal issues with browsewrap agreements and the importance of reviewing and updating any such agreement to ensure


Arbitration Provisions Mauled by Consumer Watchdog
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

Companies offering payment services or financial products to consumers are facing a proposed rule from the CFPB that would prohibit class action


7th Cir. Holds Customer Did Not Agree to Online Contract, Adopts ‘Reasonable Communicativeness’ Test
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that, under Illinois law, a website must provide a user reasonable notice that use of


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