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Commonsense Construction Law LLC | USA | 22 Aug 2016

When Choice of Law Made a Difference

Choice of law clauses are not usually the subject of intense negotiation, in part as there is substantial consistency among the laws of the various

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Jackson Lewis PC | USA | 6 Feb 2014

Pennsylvania court upholds choice of law provision in non-solicitation case involving California employee

In another example of out-of-state employers utilizing choice of forum and choice of law provisions to bind California employees to restrictive

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Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 22 Jan 2014

When it comes to choice of law provisions, choose wisely

A Pennsylvania court ruling illustrates why companies should take care in selecting which state law will govern their noncompete agreements with

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Reed Smith LLP | USA | 28 Nov 2013

Making forum-shopping pay

The recent opinion in Rowland v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., ___ F. Supp.2d ___, 2013 WL 6145119 (W.D. Pa. Nov 22, 2013), has us shaking our

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Farrell Fritz PC | USA | 30 Aug 2011

New York law applies to insurance dispute, even though accident happened in Pennsylvania: Aspen Ins. UK Ltd. v East Coast Preserv. Co., LLC

In a June 9, 2011 decision by Justice Schmidt, the court denied summary judgment to a building contractor who argued that New Jersey or Pennsylvania law applied to an insurance contract which did not contain a choice of law provision.

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Jorden Burt LLP | USA | 24 May 2011

Court dismisses case against foreign reinsurer for lack of personal jurisdiction

Pacific Employers Insurance Company entered into a quota share reinsurance agreement with AXA Belgium in the 1970s, when Pacific was a California domiciliary.

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Locke Lord LLP | USA | 11 May 2011

Us federal court determines it lacks jurisdiction over reinsurer

A Pennsylvania federal court judge recently dismissed a cedent's lawsuit against its reinsurer for want of personal jurisdiction.

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