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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 24 Jun 2019

Forever is a Long Time or No Time at All: More Idiosyncrasies of the Common Law of Contract You Need to Know

In Disney's 1981 animated film, The Fox and the Hound, Copper and Tod promised each other, as puppies, that they would be friends "forever."

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 30 May 2019

Biometrics in the Workplace: Key Lessons from Emerging Case Law Under the Illinois BIPA

In 2019, we can presume familiarity with the once-futuristic concept of identity authentication via biometric data. Our faces or fingerprints are

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 14 Mar 2018

Federal court dismisses “slack-fill” packaging claims as too barebones

A district court in Illinois recently dismissed putative class action claims against Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. based on allegations that

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 13 Feb 2018

Not So Funny Things That Can Happen on the Way to Your Contractually Selected Forum

When a Florida-based coffee company decided to retain the services of a Georgia-based marketing company respecting the marketing and sale of the

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 30 Nov 2017

When May LinkedIn Requests and Other Social Media Posts Violate NonSolicitation Obligations?

Today, people commonly use social media for professional, not merely personal, purposes. People use social media to promote themselves professionally

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 23 Oct 2017

Southern District of Illinois Allows Fish Feed Claims to Swim By

In a recent decision, the Southern District of Illinois allowed several claims to proceed against the manufacturer and distributor of commercial fish

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 15 May 2017

Expert Drowns in Whirlpool

On May 9, Judge Amy St. Eve of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (i) denied certification to various classes of

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 21 Jun 2016

Inability to Show Predominance Unplugs Exercise-Machine Class Action

A recent decision from the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois highlights the critical role Rule 23(b)(3)’s predominance requirement

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 27 Apr 2016

Bankruptcy Court Rejects Use of Blocking Director to Prevent Bankruptcy Filing

Does the bankruptcy filing of a limited liability company without the approval of its “Special Member,” the secured lender serving as “blocking

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Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP | USA | 15 Dec 2015

Northern District of Illinois Examines Law on Fraudulent Transfer, Recharacterization and Equitable Subordination (Part Two)

In yesterday's edition of the Weil Bankruptcy Blog, we introduced Keywell, LLC (nka SGK Ventures) and discussed the fraudulent transfer claims

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