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Protecting a New Generation of Entrepreneurs Created by the Economic Dislocations of the Pandemic Against Predatory Piercing Claims: How New Jersey Can Respond

USA - March 10 2021 The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are many. They include not just widespread disease resulting in the long-term illness and death of millions…

Ryan R. Corkery, Heather L. Williams

When Insurers Collide: Can Exhaustion Turn into Improper Erosion?

USA - March 1 2021 The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has had two occasions to face the legal complexities surrounding what is called “improper erosion”: the situation…

Ryan R. Corkery, Heather L. Williams

Drafting and Choice of Law Issues When Insuring Against Breaches of Representations and Warranties in an Acquisition

USA - February 26 2021 Insurance against breaches of representations and warranties in mergers and acquisitions is an increasingly important market for buyers and sellers of…

Ryan R. Corkery

Flipping Doctrine on Its Side: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Considers Case That Would Authorize “Horizontal” or “Single Enterprise” Veil Piercing for the First Time

USA - February 12 2021 Pennsylvania courts allow plaintiffs to Pierce the corporate veil to rope into liability a dominant shareholder or the owner of a business that has…

Ryan R. Corkery, Heather L. Williams

Don’t Expect to See Civil Jury Trials in 2020

USA - April 29 2020 The right to a trial by jury is central to our justice system. The Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution ensures the right to a jury…

Robert A. Assuncao