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Mediation in USA

September 9 2019 A structured guide to mediation law and practice in USA, including statutory definitions, commonly used mediation models, procedures and settlement agreements.

Respond with caution! Responses to discovery subject to the stated objections may waive your client's objections

May 9 2014 A growing number of federal courts have confirmed that the once-common discovery practice of asserting an objection followed by a bare "conditional"…

Court holds severance payments not subject to FICA taxes; refund claims should be filed soon

December 14 2012 In its recent decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in U.S. v. Quality Stores, Inc., No. 10-1563 (6th Cir., 9/7/2012) held that certain severance payments made to former employees were not subject to tax under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act.

New third party administrator licensing requirement in Connecticut

March 19 2012 Connecticut has a new third party administrator (TPA) licensing requirement that became effective October 1, 2011.

Delaware series LLC captive insurance programs

April 2 2012 Delaware has traditionally been the preeminent and innovative jurisdiction for U.S. businesses to incorporate.

Snapshot: mediation procedure in USA

July 9 2021 An overview of mediation procedure in USA, including governing rules, the effect on limitation periods for claims and confidentiality of proceedings.

In brief: selecting mediators in USA

July 9 2021 A quick overview of legal and practical considerations for selecting mediators in USA, including accreditation, appointment procedures, fees and conflicts of interest.

First-step analysis: franchise disputes in USA (Texas)

October 30 2020 A Q&A guide to dispute resolution between franchisors and franchisees in USA (Texas), taking a look at common disputes, remedies, ADR and more.

At a glance: The franchisor-franchisee relationship in USA (Texas)

October 30 2020 A guide to the legal and practical considerations surrounding the franchisor-franchisee relationship in USA (Texas), including due diligence, renewal, sale and transfer and more.

In brief: selecting mediators in USA

August 6 2020 A quick overview of legal and practical considerations for selecting mediators in USA, including accreditation, appointment procedures, fees and conflicts of interest.