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Assignee’s pre- and post-petition attorney fees are compensable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

In a recent Chapter 11 case and subsequent Chapter 7 case, Judge Timothy Barnes of the N.D. of Illinois allowed counsel for an assignee (“Assignee”


Enforcing a mechanic’s lien in California? Don’t waive your right to arbitrate the dispute
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

On June 6, 2018, the California Court of Appeal held that a contractor waived its right to arbitrate disputes because it recorded a mechanic’s lien


Uh-oh, y’all: EPA’s action against ‘Fixer Upper’ stresses importance of lead paint rules
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2018

Even celebrities are not immune to the pitfalls posed by the EPA’s rules on handling lead-based paint in renovation projects. On June 5, 2018, the U.S


Arbitration provisions in enrollment agreements appear to be safe in light of Supreme Court ruling
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

A recent ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court was lauded by employers for upholding the enforcement of arbitration agreements in employment contracts


Virtual currencies in the USA
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA, Global
  • June 1 2018

A structured guide to virtual currency laws in the USA


Fraudulent organic food imports: How food companies can decrease risks of getting defrauded in 7 steps
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2018

False organic labeling and certificates are on the rise. The organic food market is boomingand according to recent reports, so is organic labeling


Private student loan laws: Compliance and consequences
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2018

For institutions of higher education that offer private student loans, there are a multitude of federal and state laws that need to be followed


When is a revision of an Internet post treated as a new post?
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

The limited time for suing for libel on an Internet post runs not only from the original posting, but also from when significant changes were made to


In infringement, sometimes the little things don’t mean a lot
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

In the immortal words of Ty Webb, a flute without holes is not a flute. Similarly, a de minimus infringement is not an infringement, according to a


The U.S. is one step closer to GMO food labeling
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2018

The USDA published long-awaited proposed rules for the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard. Here’s what food companies need to know. On