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How to Compel Arbitration When Litigation Is Commenced in State Court
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • November 29 2018

In a previous post, we addressed what may happen when a defendant in federal litigation seeks to compel arbitration under Ch. 1 of the Federal


Clifford v. Trump
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2018

District court dismisses defamation claim filed by adult film actress Stephanie Clifford (aka Stormy Daniels) against President Donald Trump, holding


SCOTUS to Decide Whether Class Action Counterclaims Can Be Removed Under Class Action Fairness Act
  • Robinson & Cole LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. v. Jackson, No. 17-1471 to decide whether a defendant to a class-action


Diversity Jurisdiction. District court dismisses suit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction where plaintiff, a foreign entity, failed to adequately plead that one of the defendants was not also a foreign company.
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • September 30 2018

Plaintiff Shandong Yuyuan Logistics Co., Ltd. ("Shandong"), a Chinese corporation, brought suit against Defendants Soleil Chartered Bank ("SCB")


In re BigCommerce: Federal Circuit Continues to Limit the Scope of Proper Patent Venue
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2018

Despite going undisturbed for nearly 30 years, the patent venue statute 28 U.S.C. 1400(b) has undergone a near-complete overhaul by appellate


NCAT not able to hear matters between residents of different States
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 20 2018

On Wednesday 18 April 2018, the High Court held in Burns v Corbett 2018 HCA 15 that the Civil and Administrative Tribunal of New South Wales (NCAT)


How to Determine When Damages Are Not Clearly Stated
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • February 27 2018

Diversity jurisdiction exists when there is complete diversity of citizenship between the parties and the amount in controversy exceeds $75,000


More of What You Will See on Personal Jurisdiction Following BMS
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

We wrote a few months ago about what you will see from the plaintiffs' side as they try to evade the Supreme Court's opinion in BMS v. Superior Court


Texas Reforms Insurance Litigation - Section 542A of the Texas Insurance Code 60 Days to Get Your House in Order
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

Texas has finally enacted statutory reforms specifically designed to combat abusive insurance litigation. Enacted primarily in response to hailstorm


GOOD NEWS FOR MISSOURI EMPLOYERS: New legislation should make climate more business-friendly
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2017

A decade of employee-favorable judicial opinions in Missouri has been undone by sweeping amendments to the Missouri Human Rights Act and codification