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Foreign Companies Cannot Use U.S. Dollars for Transactions with Embargoed Countries

USA - August 8 2017 The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the United States Treasury recently concluded a settlement agreement with two Singaporean companies…

In California, a settling defendant may not be truly out of the case

USA - October 4 2012 The California Supreme Court recently ruled that in cases where the trial judge has not certified that a settlement was reached in good faith, the non-settling defendants may later sue the settling defendant if the jury apportions additional fault to the settling defendant.

California court allows equitable defense to enforcement of guaranty in spite of general waiver

USA - February 11 2015 Shortly before the new year, California's Fourth District Court of Appeal, sitting in Riverside, delivered some clarity to California's law on…

GDPR and Overseas Businesses: Beware the Standard Contractual Clauses

USA - May 25 2018 Most businesses should be aware by now that the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) takes effect this week in the territory of the European Union…

Hanjin Shipping Now Under U.S. Bankruptcy Protection: Options for Shippers and Intermediaries

Japan, USA - September 7 2016 Yesterday afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, Judge John K. Sherwood of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court granted Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd.'s request to recognize…