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Act to Partially Amend the Civil Code to Lower Age of Majority
The Act to Partially Amend the Civil Code ("Act") was enacted on June 13, 2018, and promulgated on June 20, 2018.
10 Aug 2018
ITC Updates Its Rules Of Practice And Procedure
The new rules are expected to be published in the Federal Register in early May 2018 and will go into effect 30 days later.
United States
8 May 2018
Texas Appellate Court Rules On Discoverability Of Settlement Agreements
In In re GreCon, Inc., a Texas appellate court recently addressed when a party must produce settlement agreements.
United States
27 Feb 2018
Japan Legal Update | Vol. 32
On December 22, 2017, the Japanese Cabinet approved the 2018 Tax Reform Proposal.
25 Jan 2018
Commission Denies Joint Petition For Rescission Of Civil Penalty
At the conclusion of the proceeding, the Commission found that uPI violated the Consent Order and imposed a $620,000 civil penalty on uPI for 62 days of violations.
United States
25 Oct 2017
Mandatory Pilot Program Expedites Discovery Schedules For The Northern District Of Illinois
Effective June 1, 2017, the "Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project" requires parties in civil cases heard in the Northern District of Illinois to respond to a series of standard discovery requests.
United States
13 Jun 2017
The District Of Delaware Announces New Procedures For Assigning Civil Cases
On May 26, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware announced new procedures for assigning cases and handling case-dispositive issues.
United States
5 Jun 2017
Bill To Partially Amend The Civil Code Was Passed By The House Of Representatives
On April 14, 2017, the House of Representatives passed a bill to partially amend the Civil Code ("Bill"). The Bill is under deliberation in the House of Councilors and is expected to be enacted...
2 Jun 2017
Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act Would Mandate Sanctions For Frivolous Claims
By a 230–180 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017.
United States
23 Mar 2017
U.S. Supreme Court To Resolve Service Of Process By Mail Under The Hague Convention
Recently, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in a Texas state court case and will decide whether the Hague Convention allows for service by mail on defendants residing in foreign countries.
United States
9 Feb 2017
FSIS Announces Civil And Criminal Actions Against Individuals Who Inhumanely Handle Livestock
The Agency intends to initiate civil or criminal action against these individuals.
United States
23 Nov 2016
United States
28 Sep 2016
Noteworthy Trends From Cases Decided Under The Recently Amended Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure
The December 1, 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were designed to expedite substantive resolution of issues and curtail expansive, disproportionate discovery...
United States
7 Sep 2016
A Busy Summer For DDTC: Increased AECA Civil Penalties, New ITAR Definitions And Forms
It has been a busy summer for the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC").
United States
18 Aug 2016
United States
10 Aug 2016
SEC Publishes Final Rules Amending The Rules Of Practice For Administrative Proceedings
The amended rules are a step in the right direction but do not fully correct the numerous and severe imbalances that exist in the Commission's administrative enforcement process with respect to the availability of various discovery mechanisms...
United States
20 Jul 2016
General Contractor Not A "Seller" Entitled To Indemnity In Product Liability Case
Chapter 82 provides a means for an "innocent" seller to seek indemnification from the manufacturer of an allegedly defective product.
United States
18 Jul 2016
Significant Changes To The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure Expected To Take Effect December 1, 2015: Practical Implications And What Litigators Need To Know
On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court approved and submitted to Congress proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
United States
29 Sep 2015
Italian Government Proposes Civil Justice System Reforms
The Italian government has enacted a Decree containing urgent measures to reform the Italian civil judicial system and to deal with the backlog of pending cases.
26 Sep 2014
The New Texas Two-Step: Texas Supreme Court Articulates Evidence Spoliation Framework
Spoliation of evidence has, for some time, remained an important topic relating to the discovery of electronically stored information.
United States
20 Aug 2014
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