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Holland & Knight
On March 5, 2018, the Federal Maritime Commission directed Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye to initiate a fact finding investigation (Fact Finding 28) into demurrage and detention practices at U.S. ports.
Carlton Fields
A District of Columbia federal court partially granted and partially denied a reinsured's motion to amend its complaint in a dispute over a reinsurance agreement for a credit insurance policy.
Carlton Fields
Calixto v. Lesmes - Hague Convention on Child Abduction
Carlton Fields
In a lawsuit brought by a contractor against a subcontractor and its insurer, Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals found a provision in an arbitration agreement allowing for a broad ranging review of any arbitration award to be void as a matter of law and policy.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Court of Appeals for the First Circuit says that an agreement to arbitrate presented visually to blind plaintiffs ...
Dentons
Federal autonomous vehicle legislation, previously stalled in the Senate, is revving its engine after Republican senators struck a deal with the American Association for Justice (AAJ) in an effort to secure outstanding Democratic votes.
Brooks Kushman
The Federal Circuit recently ruled that a petition for inter partes review is not barred by assignor estoppel when the petitioner is in privity with a co-inventor ...
WilmerHale
In the past few years, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of M&A disclosure lawsuits filed in federal court.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
It's pretty clear in most jurisdictions that the question of whether disputes under multiple reinsurance contracts should be consolidated is a question for the arbitrators and not the court.
Carlton Fields
This case involved a twist on the classic "shrinkwrap" agreement. Here, plaintiff homeowners brought a putative class action seeking damages and declaratory relief on behalf of a class of building...
Carlton Fields
The case involved an award in excess of $800,000 against a home designer and some affiliated companies for a renovation project that went bad.
Mintz
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights recently announced a no-fault settlement, including a $125,000 penalty and a two year corrective action plan for Allergy Associates of Hartford, P.C.
BakerHostetler
The standards for determining when a party waives its right to arbitrate through participation in litigation have never been uniform among the circuits or easily applied.
Carlton Fields
Following arbitration, the parties filed cross-motions to confirm and vacate the arbitration award. The District Court for the Southern District of California issued an order to show cause...
Orrick
Hardy acquired an interest in a joint venture between the Government of India and private companies for the development of oil and gas reserves off the coast of India.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In this edition of the Squire Patton Boggs Reinsurance Newsletter we cover two Second Circuit cases; one on functus officio and the other on a post-Global v. Century decision
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
After recently hearing oral argument in Lamps Plus Inc. v. Varela, the United States Supreme Court is set to decide whether the Federal Arbitration Act forecloses a state-law
Carlton Fields
A $100 million arbitration award against NutraSweet was reinstated by a New York state appellate court due to the "emphatic federal policy in favor of arbitral dispute resolution embodied in the FAA,
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In order for changes to be adopted, two-thirds of the ICSID Member States need to approve any proposed amendments.
Dentons
Dentons discusses the impacts of the new United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) on different industries in a series of short articles.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Dentons
Although traditionalists may prefer paper timekeeping logs, technology has come a long way in assisting attorneys in recording and tracking billable time.
Carlton Fields
Citing the recent United States Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the argument that an arbitration agreement was invalid ...
BakerHostetler
On Oct. 30, 2018, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., together with 58 Democratic cosponsors, introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, H.R. 7109.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we've no place to go, Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
With the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies have been forced to re-examine how they litigate and settle allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Arnold & Porter
Well-counseled clients who distribute goods through competing resellers are mindful of the litigation risks inherent in pricing, discount and rebate programs that may favor larger distributors or retailers.
Carlton Fields
The background of this case is as follows. In 2014, ContraVest Inc., ContraVest Construction Co., and Plantation Point Horizontal Property Regime Owners Association Inc.
Dentons
Dentons discusses the impacts of the new United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) on different industries in a series of short articles.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Airbnb Inc. recently announced it would no longer force its employees who filed sexual harassment lawsuits to settle their claims in private arbitration.
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